Archived articles from 2009

 

Listen With London Leaders

 
 

Archive

15 Jun 2009

 

Digital radio station Passion for the Planet recently became an official broadcasting platform for the flagship programme ñ London Leaders ñ set up by the London Sustainable Development Commission.

 

Jacque Fresco's Vision of a New Future

 
 

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15 Jun 2009

 

Jacque Fresco, at the age of 93 is a scientist, architect, inventor, designer and urban visionary, who has spent a lifetime conceiving ways to build a better world.

 

Isle of Wight to be the World's First Eco Island

 
 

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15 Jun 2009

 

The Isle of Wight is set to become the world's first Eco Island. The aim is to have the lowest carbon footprint in England.

 

Income for All

 
 

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15 Jun 2009

 

Namibia has become the first country to successfully implement the Basic Income Grant scheme, in the town of Omitara and the settlement of Otjivero.

 

Hungarian Eco-Car is Streets Ahead

 
 

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15 Jun 2009

 

Hungarian creators of a new solar, human and gas-electric hybrid vehicle are about to drive their country ahead in the race for eco-car perfection.

 

Hives Save Lives

 
 

/ Agriculture, Innovation

15 Jun 2009

 

While searching for a viable grassroots approach to directly combat poverty in Africa, Richard Unwin, an international businessman, looked to honey bees for an answer.

 

Guim's Electric Bicycle World Tour

 
 

Archive

10 Jun 2009

 

Spanish-born, 33 year old Guim Valls Teruel is on a mission: to be the first man to cross the entire globe on an electric bike.

 

The Generosity of Grandma’s Garden

 
 

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10 Jun 2009

 

In the Welsh countryside, eight local charities and organisations gathered at Grandma's Garden, near Machynlleth, to attend a presentation. Positive News were one of the lucky recipients.

 

Food as a Right

 
 

Archive

10 Jun 2009

 

The government of Belo Horizonte in Brazil took steps to improve nutrition for all of its three million citizens declaring that food is a right for all.

 

Electric Holidays in Ireland

 
 

Archive

10 Jun 2009

 

Marty Mannering, founder of Goeco, the only suppliers of electric bikes in Ireland, has been spreading the word about the electric travel by creating a world first ñ electric bike package-holiday.

 

CAT's Carbon Cutting Class

 
 

Archive

09 Jun 2009

 

Recent evidence on both climate and energy security reveals a situation more urgent than had been expected

 

Bringing Buckland Back to Life

 
 

Archive

09 Jun 2009

 

Buckland Lake Reserve is a fresh and enthusiastic new wildlife haven, situated at the edge of north Kent marshes. The area covers 60 acres of flooded chalk quarry and surrounding land.

 

Aloftment Homes that Heat Themselves

 
 

Archive

09 Jun 2009

 

The concept of affordable, stylish homes has moved up a notch with the unveiling of a new housing model, that requires no heating.

 

Algae Plants to Power Venice

 
 

Archive

09 Jun 2009

 

Algae is plentiful, homegrown and could help clean up the environment, while also powering our cities.

 

Action to Save a Butterfly's Paradise

 
 

Archive

09 Jun 2009

 

Recently, a team of 15 people from the UK travelled to Zd·nice, a small town in the Czech Republic. The aim was to begin tackling an invasion of a species of tree known as False Acacia.

 

Calling all Campaigners

 
 

Archive

05 Jun 2009

 

The Sheila McKechnie Foundation, the UK's only charity dedicated to supporting campaigners, has launched its annual awards programme for campaigners.

 

Moosic to your Ears

 
 

Archive

04 Jun 2009

 

Ben & Jerry's Sundae on the Common returns for the fifth and finest year on the 25th & 26th July!

 

Student's Powerful Idea For Clean Energy

 
 

Archive

03 Jun 2009

 

An engineering student may have found the Holy Grail of renewable energy as part of his final university project.

 

Kyle is Set to Conquer the Channel

 
 

Archive, Youth

02 Jun 2009

 

Kyle Taylor is about to take on his biggest challenge yet. A 22-mile trek across the English Channel on his own to raise money for 3-year-old Harvey Parry.

 

Soil Not Oil

 
 

Archive

02 Jun 2009