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Education key to building a greener future

Following the IPCC climate report and last week’s An Economy That Works from the Aldersgate Group enjoying high profile, pressure is on to shift our economy in a more sustainable direction. Having people with the right skills to ensure ‘green growth’ is going to be absolutely crucial – not just in...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Mon, 12/05/2014 - 08:45



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Building the future of energy efficiency

Building regulations are a big part of ensuring the homes and buildings of the future are both lower carbon and lower in terms of running costs - and newer, tougher standards are coming in the spring of 2014. The measures require a six per cent cut in domestic buildings, and nine per cent for non...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Wed, 04/09/2013 - 08:45



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Can tech giants have green dreams?

We’ve previously blogged about the unseen perils of data and computing – a carbon-heavy cloud, so to speak. But we’ve also looked at what’s being done about it, most recently Ebay’s move towards fuel cell technology. So, to now, and geothermal, solar and biogas mean Apple’s data centres are going...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Fri, 12/04/2013 - 08:30