Articles Tagged with the word ‘idea’

 

Tom's Pipe Dream Becomes a Reality

 
 

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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

 

Rolling Out Power to the People

 
 

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08 Sep 2009

 

Imagine each and every surface under the sun covered with a film that captures light and transforms it into electricity.

 

Playing for Change

 
 

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07 Sep 2009

 

At this year's Glastonbury Festival, a Playing for Change' band, involving an international group of musicians, performed a powerful set of songs with a wonderful fusion of global influences.

 

Loaves of Love

 
 

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07 Sep 2009

 

'Good bread is the most fundamentally satisfying of all foods; and good bread with fresh butter, the greatest of feasts.' James Beard (1903-1985)

 

The Carbon Co-Op

 
 

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28 Feb 2009

 

The Carbon Co-Op is a social network that connects people who want to buy low carbon technologies together.

 

The Rubbish Diet

 
 

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30 Jun 2008

 


 

Meeting the Cultural Ambassadors

 
 

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09 Apr 2008

 

Did you know that young people played a big role in planning and promoting Discover Young Hackney as cultural ambassadors?

 

Guerrilla Gardeners

 
 

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12 Dec 2007

 

Fighting Filth with Forks and Flowers'. Richard Reynolds and a small group of friends go to work to 'green up' London.

 

Global Elders Unite for Humanity

 
 

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17 Oct 2007

 

The visit of a team of elder statesmen headed by Desmond Tutu to theDarfur region of Sudan is the first practical mission of The Elders,the group launched by Nobel Laureate Nelson Mandela in July.

 

Co-housing Catches On

 
 

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17 Oct 2007

 

Co-housing, an idea that first started in Scandinavia, is catching onin the UK. Former Green Councillor Jonathan Sear, winner of TheObserver Ethical Award for the eco-refit of his council house, is nowspear-heading the latest Co-housing scheme in Lancaster.

 

A New Approach to World Peace

 
 

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12 Jun 2007

 

Friends Without Borders are now inviting every school in bothIndia and Pakistanto take part and joinin a historic heart-to-heart experiment to promote peace.

 

Making the Change

 
 

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22 May 2007

 

Alex Rankin explores how Falmouth is engaging the community in designing a vibrant low energy future to face the twin challenges posed by peak oil and climate change.

 

Too Good to Waste

 
 

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06 Mar 2007

 

A Welsh, non-profit charity, 'toogoodtowaste', are committed to helping people access quality, affordable, recycled furniture, while reducing landfill and promoting the idea of sustainable living.

 

A World Without War The World Our Children Deserve

 
 

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29 Nov 2006

 

The first World Peace Forum assembled in Vancouver, this summer, todiscuss the idea of cities and communities working together to end warand build a peaceful, just and sustainable world.

 

Laughter is the Best Medicine

 
 

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29 Nov 2006

 

Everyone loves laughter, and one doctor in India has taken the concept to a new level. Dr. Kataria created laughter clubs which promote happiness, researching the positive effects of laughter.

 

Best in Class

 
 

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31 May 2006

 

Positive News recently returned to Worthen CE school, where some of the pupils,Reuben Ruxton, Andrew Davis and Chay Ryan took time to write thefollowing report for us:

 

Positive News Hong Kong

 
 

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26 Apr 2006

 

Positive News is published in Hong Kong in English and Chinese. And is distributed at central Hong Kong's organic vegetarian cafe, Life.

 

Multiplication is a Hit!

 
 

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07 Mar 2006

 

There is an enormous surprise in the CD charts at the moment: an album of multiplication tables! Brothers, Peter and Christopher Webb, both teachers, came up with the idea of setting times tables to rock music and rap rhythms to make them easy and fun to learn.

 

The World Spirit Forum

 
 

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21 Dec 2005

 

The first World Spirit Youth Council will meet at the 2006 World Spirit Forum. Fifteen international youth leaders met at last year's Forum wanting to foster the future of Spirituality and during the week the idea of the World Spirit Youth Council was formed.

 

Mayors for Peace

 
 

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28 Feb 2005

 

Mayors across the globe are joining Mayors for Peace in their Campaign for Global Nuclear Disarmament by 2020. The idea is to rally as many Mayors as possible to New York City this May for the Nuclear Proliferation Treaty Review Conference. They propose that negotiations begin this year, concluding by 2010 with implementation of disarmament no later than 2020.