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Grow Nature Toolkit

Grow Nature Toolkit

Grow Nature Toolkit is up and running!

By manda
refugee crisis

refugee crisis

The refugee crisis is a human manifestation of all the wrongs that we are allowing to happen in the world. And it's happening on our watch.

By manda
About Bloomin

About Bloomin' time

Huzzah! A National Pollinator Strategy! Print-press hot this week...

By manda
climate change impacts on tourism

climate change impacts on tourism

Climate IS Changed. And we're starting to get our heads round the impacts on tourism ...

By manda
climate changed

climate changed

This may well be something we need to be getting used to. And we also need to understand how we are ALL affected...

By manda
a quick run down on the facts of climate science

a quick run down on the facts of climate science

Just in case you weren't sure what the science was REALLY saying....

By manda
you are looking at retreat

you are looking at retreat

""You are looking at retreat," says Prof Colin Thorne, a flooding expert at the University of Nottingham. "It is the only sensible policy – it makes no sense to defend the indefensible."

By manda
are we passing on a defiled planet?

are we passing on a defiled planet?

IPCC chairman: we may "pass on a lousy, spoilt and defiled planet"

By manda
Caravan and campsite pollution prevention guide

Caravan and campsite pollution prevention guide

Caravan and campsite pollution prevention guide...useful help for owners and managers

By manda
wrens: small, noisy and very territorial!

wrens: small, noisy and very territorial!

"Time to go back to the future where we have control over our own energy. Time to stop faffing about".  Indeed! The words of a very wise man!

By manda
a curtain that could change your life?

a curtain that could change your life?

And the deal is, you make it yourself. Here are the plans...

By manda
low carbon ladock

low carbon ladock

Local energy generation expected to add over £2m to Ladock parish over next 20 years

By manda
cornwall opens uk solar centre

cornwall opens uk solar centre

UK to open solar centre as solar capacity looks set to enter global top 20

By manda
electric car sales have go faster stripes...

electric car sales have go faster stripes...

Electric car sales growth outstrips conventional market in 2012

By manda
Are we daft enough to resort to Canute tactics?

Are we daft enough to resort to Canute tactics?

World Economic Forum sounds warning on rogue geoengineering...

By manda
what

what's a catchment when it's at home, then?

Catchment. What's one of those? And do I live in one?

By manda
can UN World Travel Organisation incite green change?

can UN World Travel Organisation incite green change?

How tourism can cut emissions - UNWTO outlines strategies at COP18 Doha climate change conference

By manda
obama raises hopes on climate action

obama raises hopes on climate action

By manda
honey

honey's too tight to mention....

Bees have taken a hit this year...what can we do about it?

By manda
how much do we really pay in subsidies for renewables?

how much do we really pay in subsidies for renewables?

The real price of renewable subsidy is £2 per year, says the Renewable Energy Association...

By manda
Cornwall Green Doors

Cornwall Green Doors

Bristol started this! But we love it - a rolling programme of CoaSTies who throw open their doors to share their smart green expertise....

By manda
carbon by airport...

carbon by airport...

Carbon by airport....where we go and how much it impacts on the climate...

By manda
the science...of changing our minds...

the science...of changing our minds...

Behaviour change WRIT LARGE. What made it happen?

By manda
survival of the fittest

survival of the fittest

Tourism Minister launches White Paper..sustainable tourism is GO...

By manda
brave new transportation world?

brave new transportation world?

Slowly, slowly, we can see a new transport architecture being built...

By manda
communicating climate change with businesses...

communicating climate change with businesses...

Great research programme on cliamte change data and how businesses react to it....

By manda
flood water impacts beaches, too

flood water impacts beaches, too

Marine Conservation Society warns of impact on beaches of flood run off

By manda
water, water, everywhere...or is there?

water, water, everywhere...or is there?

So....drought or flood? What's happening?

By manda
rspb says wind power works for birds

rspb says wind power works for birds

The RSPB, the UK charity working to protect bird populations, has given the greenlight to use wind energy to power its own activities.

By manda
car free travel roll out in the lakes

car free travel roll out in the lakes

Lake District targets visitors with £7m green travel scheme

By manda
exporting our carbon guilt?

exporting our carbon guilt?

What the eyes don't see the heart don't grieve about....we simply left our emissions somewhere else. That doesn't make them just not count...

By manda
winds of change

winds of change

Winds of change: 66% are in favour of wind power in the UK...

By manda
south west and midlands now in drought

south west and midlands now in drought

Official drought zones have been declared in a further 17 English counties, as a warning came that water shortages could last until Christmas.

By manda
water wars around the corner?

water wars around the corner?

Ed Davey warns of water wars to come

By manda
the future is green, George!

the future is green, George!

By manda
true cost of renewable energy

true cost of renewable energy

Subsidies for reneable energy have added less to household energy bills than the rising cost of gas.

By johnjames
drought measures announced

drought measures announced

Hosepipe bans are now in place in the east of England...

By manda
spelman holds drought summit

spelman holds drought summit

As drought spreads across multiple UK counties, another Number 10 summit is held to discuss our options...

By manda
shale gas a carbon catastrophe

shale gas a carbon catastrophe

Shale gas will wreck climate targets, says Co-op, Tyndall Centre and FoE

By manda
arctic sea ice is melting at fastest pace in 40 years

arctic sea ice is melting at fastest pace in 40 years

Arctic sea ice is melting at its fastest pace in almost 40 years

 

By manda
i

i'm a climate scientist

OK. This has a health warning. If you're easily offended, don't click here.

By manda
money to burn?

money to burn?

Jonathan Porrit calls a spade a spade at the Travel Foundation annual meeting

By manda
resilience for infrastructure needed

resilience for infrastructure needed

Environment Secretary Caroline Spelman has warned the economy could suffer if urgent action is not taken to protect UK infrastructure against climate change.

By manda
climate change case studies

climate change case studies

Real weather, real businesses, real adaptation to a changing world.

By manda
climate south west

climate south west

Climate South West provides tourism specific support on adapting to climatic changes

By manda
coast

coast's carbon footprint

One of our tasks is to help businesses and individuals reduce their carbon footprint. But are we walking the talk? We decided to find out.

By manda