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Can fun theory change the way we tackle energy use?

Whether it’s common sense or just plain instinct, we are more likely to do something if we consider it fun: this risk/reward strategy is the stimulus we need to do things we’d sooner rather avoid. Can it be applied to anything though? It certainly seems doubtful, but maybe not quite as unrealistic...

Submitted by Michael Morrison on Tue, 14/01/2014 - 08:45



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The electric car – from a trailblazer to today

1966. A pertinent year, and especially high in the nation’s minds with the draw for next year’s World Cup just complete. But it was not just a year of dubious goals and ultimate glory; it was also a key year for the electric car. The Enfield 8000, a fully electric vehicle, made its first appearance...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Fri, 20/12/2013 - 08:45



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Green choices are in, app-arently

Mobile apps: everyone’s producing one these days. But one area where there seems to be room for growth is in those that help consumers make sustainable choices. It’s probably a good thing: this kind of helping hand wants to be fit for purpose it needs to be based on great, and constantly updated,...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Fri, 26/07/2013 - 08:43



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Scotland getting charged up about sustainable transport

Right now is a very good time to be an eco-conscious driver in Scotland. ChargePlace Scotland, the same scheme that’s installing a network of electric car charging points in the nation, is now offering the chance to get 100 per cent funding to install your own - at home or at a business premises...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Wed, 10/07/2013 - 08:45