One of the more memorable events of my recent London visit (apart from the Battle of Giants that was this year’s Wimbledon men’s final) was the statement issued by the British Prime Minister begging people not to throw away the uneaten food in their fridge. Of course I couldn’t resist the chance to make fun [...]
July 21st through July 23rd:
Reusable shipping container - Treepac is a reusable shipping container intended to replace cardboard boxes. Its structure is made entirely of sustainable wood-based polymer cellulose acetate
Editorial: High water | Comment is free | The Guardian - No country is better placed than Britain to draw energy from the seas.
Three Web sites [...]
Revealed: UK’s blueprint for a green revolution - The long-awaited renewable energy strategy, a copy of which has been seen by the Guardian, will say Britain needs to make a £100bn dash to build up its clean power supply…
The laughable state of our eco-towns - column in the The Times on the proposed eco-towns.
I have never cared about the car that I drive. I always thought it was rather pathetic to use a noisy, polluting piece of machinery for a status symbol.
It was ironic therefore that the first interest I have taken in a car was because I felt I should be getting one that is less noisy [...]
A few noteworthy articles from The Independent - Germany’s cities show Britain how to do green, Brown should be greener and on how British householders can produce their own energy.
May 14th through May 20th:
The Self Sufficient-ish Bible - The fully illustrated contemporary authority on adapting your lifestyle for the ecologically aware twenty-first century.
Channel 4 - Faith and belief - God is Green - This Channel 4 documentary, presented by Mark Dowd, asks whether religion should have a greater role in preventing imminent disaster. [...]
The UK carbon footprint appears to be growing due to “a sharp rise in car journeys, a decline in cycling and a dramatic increase in commercial flights.” The Times also has an interesting eco map of Britain (PDF file).