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A greener NHS

According to research published by the National Audit Office (NAO), energy efficiency and low-carbon technologies can save money for our health services. The NAO report NHS and sustainability suggests savings of £180million a year could be made by reducing carbon emissions – equivalent to an extra...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Wed, 13/05/2015 - 09:56

13/05/2015

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Bridging the green innovation gap

Enabling the use of new technologies in everyday life can be a laborious process - so much so that the gap between research and the marketplace has been dubbed the ‘valley of death’. But new Government funding aims to change all that. Through Innovate UK, £50 million has been announced to bridge...

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

05/12/2014

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The learning environment

Before Easter, The Guardian had a bit of an evolving debate with itself about the teaching of climate change to pre-14 children – specifically on the suggestion that it might not be anymore. It resulted in talk of “backlashes”, “political interference” and the like – see here , here and here . The...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Tue, 02/04/2013 - 08:30

02/04/2013

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