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How We’ve Cut Carbon Emissions

Written by , on April 25, 2013

Officially, UK carbon emissions have been falling for the past decade, but when you count the carbon outsourced to China and other countries, the UK's emissions have actually gone up by around a fifth. Much the same is true for most developed countries – China's emission have gone up rapidly mainly because of their exports […]  Read more »

Energy Sources You May Not Have Thought Of

Written by , on March 14, 2012

Brazillian designer, João Lammoglia has come up with a couple of renewable energy sources that we hadn’t thought of: The Aire converts the energy of the user’s breathing into electrical energy. Inside the device, small wind turbines produce the electricity which is transferred through a cable to charge a electronic device. The Doormate converts the […]  Read more »

Our Latest YouTube Video

Written by , on January 26, 2012

A new GreenBiz Cafe video is now on YouTube. Take a look:  Read more »

Sustainable Days of Christmas

Written by , on December 17, 2011

Partridges and turtle-doves are endangered, gold rings cost $1,600 an ounce, milk maids and leaping lords haven’t been seen for years – it’s time for a sustainable Christmas list: On the first day of Christmas, my true love brought to me … Food that was grown locally; On the second day of Christmas, my true […]  Read more »

Building a Wind Turbine (in 7 minutes)

Written by , on December 15, 2011

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Occupy Songs

Written by , on November 16, 2011

I’ve previously lamented the recent lack of protest songs but the Occupy movement seems to be taking things to the other extreme. Here are just a few: "We Are the Many" by Makana "Proud To Be a Sucker for the Rich Man" by Entropy on Tap "Occupy Wall Street" by Spencer Livingstone  Read more »

“The Sea Is Rising” – John Butler Trio

Written by , on June 14, 2011

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New Use for Wind Turbine Towers …

Written by , on January 21, 2011

base jumping platforms:    Read more »

Overpackaging

Written by , on January 17, 2011

Why does this volume of ink need this much packaging? This is a HP 564 Colour  Ink Value Pack (which HP promotes as “avoiding wastage”) and a HP 564 Black Ink Value Pack, which contains the same ink as one HP 564XL cartridge but in three cartridges with three times the packaging plus a large […]  Read more »

Christmas Production to Continue Despite Arctic Warming

Written by , on December 23, 2010

Experts estimate that 25% of the world’s remaining fossil fuel reserves lie under the Arctic seabed. Melting of Arctic ice has allowed access to parts of the Arctic Ocean and seabed that have been blocked for centuries. As a result, several countries are trying to lay claim to parts of the Arctic in the hope […]  Read more »