Entries in #renewableenergy (17)

Thursday
Jun222017

3 Must-See Environmental  Documentaries

Watch 3 documentaries made this decade presenting the world’s most current environmental issues: Energy Sourcing, Animal Captivity and Climate Change…

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Monday
May222017

Biodiversity Day 2017: Welcome To Costa  Rica

In recognition of international biodiversity day here’s a look at one of the most environmentally aware and biodiverse countries on Earth; Costa Rica.

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Thursday
Feb232017

Energy Poverty: Bridging The  Gap

While Solar Energy may be taking off in many parts of the world, there are some places that are being left in the dark.

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Friday
Feb032017

Top 5 Eco Friendly  Gadgets

Electronic waste (e-waste) is quickly becoming one of the world’s most pressing environmental issues, with 42million tons of electronics thrown away globally each year, less than 16% of which is recycled. Here are some eco-friendly gadgets to help lessen your contribution to the problem.

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Friday
Dec022016

Fossil Fuels: The End Is In Sight

Previous attempts to desperately cling to fossil fuels have covered everything from questioning the costs of clean energy to the full-blown collapse of renewable nations should there be a cloudy or still day, but now that we’re in the early days of a renewable revolution, both old myths and current efforts to keep the fossil fuel industry alive are nothing but fuelling its own demise. 

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Monday
Oct032016

Why Costa Rica is the Happiest Place in the World

Last month Costa Rica was deemed the happiest country on Earth by the Happy Planet Index (HPI) report. Obviously the warm climate, beautiful beaches and lusciously biodiverse jungles make for some gloriously happy camping, but here's a more in depth look as to why this title was awarded to Costa Rica.

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Wednesday
Aug312016

Corporate Pressure, Climate Commitments and a Ban For Microbeads: 23rd - 29th August 2016

A lot's happened over the past week, from big parlimentrary steps in the fight on microbeads, to huge companies pressuring nations to cease funding fossil fuels. Meanwhile the islands of the South Pacific are steaming ahead in the race to renewables with some truly impressive climate commitments!

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Wednesday
Aug032016

Whales, Renewable Futures And Starving Zoo Animals: 25th July – 3rd August

Last week the world graced us with both a good and a bad range of news. This week we are giving you the run down on the positive news that plastic bag usage has begun to plummet, the scientific discovery of a new whale species, the world’s first successful solar plane and the devastating impacts of the failing economy on Venezuelan zoos.

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Tuesday
Jul262016

Sea Turtle Egg Smugglers Busted, Shark Numbers Not What We Thought and Future of UK Solar Unclear: 18th July - 24th July 

Two of the world's most impressive species took a blow last week as a major turtle egg poaching effort was foiled in Malaysia, and a new study revealed the shocking true numbers of Great White Shark around South Africa. Also it could be lights out for the UK Solar industry. Here's your weekly news roundup:

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Thursday
Jul212016

Sustainable Energy’s New Frontier: The Ocean

Energy often goes hand in hand with power, in both senses of the word. However, the appearance of renewable and sustainable methods of producing energy from the earth’s natural forces is proof that with great power comes the potential to make a huge positive change to life as we know it.

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Tuesday
Jul122016

TTIP Leaks, Druridge Mine Gets the Go-ahead and Kanagroo Island's Race to Renewables: 4th July - 11th July 2016

Last week has seen sustainability in jeopardy in the UK with environmentally threatening TTIP talks and the approval of an opencast coal mine on pristine Northumberland coast. Australia’s Kangaroo Island however is attempting to become one of the greenest places in the world! Here’s your weekly news roundup:

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Thursday
Jun022016

Deterioration: Examples Of Changes In Our Environment

So often the rallying calls are made for us to take action and prevent terrible things happening to us as a result of environment change. We all hear plenty of ‘Oh dear, our world has deteriorated so much in recent years’. Well, has it? What exactly has happened? Well, here are a few examples.

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Thursday
May262016

Are Our Renewable Energy Methods Effective?

So much weight is put on us needing to be greener and more efficient with how we produce our power. Fossil fuels are depleting, the world is changing and the focus now needs to be on living sustainably. In steps solar, wind, hydro and a whole host of other renewable sources, but how effective are they?

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Tuesday
May172016

Fishing, Flying And Flippin' Hot Weather | 9th - 15th May 2016

Another week has gone by and another week of interesting and important environment news. This week we’re looking at fishing, flying and flippin’ hot weather. Here’s your weekly Frontier environment news roundup.

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Wednesday
May112016

Eco Buildings: How Our Buildings Are Getting Greener

The buildings we use in our day to day lives have so far hid in plain sight, when the climate change finger of blame has come pointing. They have certainly played their part in our diminishing climate though, but what does the future look like? Welcome to the surprisingly interesting and not at all nerdy topic of eco architecture.

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