Archived articles from 2010

 

Discovering the Transition Way

 
 

Agriculture, Archive, Transition News

06 Dec 2010

 

Melanie Strickland attends the Environmental Law Foundation's David Hall Memorial Lecture, 'Planning in Transition', and discovers the positive vision behind the Transition movement

 

City Makes Green Roofs the Law

 
 

Archive

06 Dec 2010

 

Copenhagen has become the first city in Scandinavia to adopt a mandatory policy that requires all suitable new buildings to have roofs covered with vegetation

 

UK Beaches Boast Top EC Standards

 
 

/ Archive

06 Dec 2010

 

A record number of beaches and inland bathing areas in England and Wales have reached the highest European standards for bathing water quality in 2010

 

Defend the Nation's Health

 
 

Archive

06 Dec 2010

 

Pioneering businesswoman, Dounne Alexander is taking a stand to protect the health, choice and rights of UK citizens as new legislation is due to come into force in the Spring that effects natural food products

 

400 Teachers to Help Beekeepers

 
 

Archive

06 Dec 2010

 

Britain's backyard beekeepers are to be taught by government-trained volunteer teachers to help them acquire better husbandry skills

 

Why Measuring Happiness Matters

 
 

Politics, Wellbeing

06 Dec 2010

 

Nic Marks proposes that the government's plans to measure wellbeing mark a significant step forward

 

Government to Measure Wellbeing

 
 

/ Politics, Wellbeing

06 Dec 2010

 

The wellbeing of people in the UK is to be measured and the findings used to inform future government policy

 

Notes on Peace

 
 

Arts, Peace & Democracy

01 Dec 2010

 

British Council Global Changemaker Zuhal Sultan sees her dream for a National Youth Orchestra of Iraq come to life

 

Pakistan's First Youth Peace Festival

 
 

Peace & Democracy, Youth

30 Nov 2010

 

Peace festival brings together young people from across Pakistan, empowering them to work towards peace

 

Solar Solutions

 
 

Archive

29 Nov 2010

 

Swedish architect MÂns Tham has come up with a revolutionary concept that addresses the challenges of finding enough space in urban areas to site large scale solar collectors

 

Summit to Save the Tigers

 
 

Archive

24 Nov 2010

 

A recent summit to save the worlds tigers is being hailed a significant success with commitments being made to preserve habitat and stop poaching

 

Naturally Inspired By the Wind

 
 

Archive

24 Nov 2010

 

Prize winner in the Land Art Generator Competition earlier this year was a new concept design that could make wind power more attractive

 

Tom's Pipe Dream Becomes a Reality

 
 

Archive

24 Nov 2010

 

Tom Broadbent design student at the De Montfort University in Leicester has created a way of harnessing energy from waste water down pipes

 

The Community Space Challenge

 
 

Economics & Innovation

22 Nov 2010

 

The Community Space Challenge is an initiative aimed at opening doors for young people to make a positive mark on their community

 

New Biodiversity Partnership in Armenia

 
 

Archive

17 Nov 2010

 

The World Land Trust (WLT) have just announced a new partnership aimed at paving the way for future projects in Armenia, a biodiversity hotspot

 

Annie Lennox Woman of the Year Award

 
 

Archive

16 Nov 2010

 

The Women of the year Award salutes singer, songwriter and philanthropist Annie Lennox, an exceptional woman who has used her vision to change the lives of many

 

Newcastle Tops the Green Bill

 
 

/ Archive, Sustainable Development

10 Nov 2010

 

Newcastle has topped a table of Britain's greenest cities for the second year running

 

Rare Sawfly Discovered in UK

 
 

/ Archive

10 Nov 2010

 

Trees for Life has announced that it has discovered a species of sawfly that has never been recorded in the UK before.

 

Fossil-Fuel-Free Festival of Fun

 
 

Archive

10 Nov 2010

 


 

Your Renewable Idea

 
 

Archive

10 Nov 2010

 

We are now on the final countdown to the 'Your Renewable Idea' competition you have until November 30th to vote for your favourite idea.