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
08 Sep 2009
Imagine each and every surface under the sun covered with a film that captures light and transforms it into electricity.
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)
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.
28 Feb 2009
The Carbon Co-Op is a social network that connects people who want to buy low carbon technologies together.
09 Apr 2008
Did you know that young people played a big role in planning and promoting Discover Young Hackney as cultural ambassadors?
12 Dec 2007
Fighting Filth with Forks and Flowers'. Richard Reynolds and a small group of friends go to work to 'green up' London.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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:
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.
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.
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.
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.