Articles Tagged with the word ‘model’
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.
03 Jun 2009
An engineering student may have found the Holy Grail of renewable energy as part of his final university project.
30 Apr 2008
Rob Hopkins and Caroline Lucas speak out from the Second Transition Network Conference.
17 Oct 2007
Coin Street is an early model of what can be achieved when local people take matters into their own hands.
07 Mar 2006
This February, 28 schools from the Aberdeen area of Scotland, took part in a unique competition to create a fuel cell powered model, made from any material of their choice.
29 Jun 2005
'I would like this event to be a celebration of what is possible,' said Sir John Whitmore, opening the three-day, inaugural Be The Change event in London. The conference took its name from Mahatma Gandhi's words: Be the Change You Want to See in the World'.
The gathering was organized in a record 16 weeks and provided space for...
28 Feb 2005
A unique experiment in Canada offers a democratic model for citizens world-wide. In May 2005, a referendum will decide whether British Columbia (BC) will adopt a new voting system pro-posed by a randomly selected Assembly of 160 citizens.
29 Dec 2004
Imagine going on your holidays to the Austrian Alps and only needing one key to guarantee unlimited mobility and the use of over twenty different modes of transport: electric cars, E-scooters, E-fun-riders, bicycles and horse carriages, mostly running on sustainable wind and solar energy. With its Sanfte Mobilitat scheme, the town of Werfenweng has become a model for car-free...
30 Sep 2003
"Our task is not to overthrow globalisation, it is to capture it and to use it as a vehicle for humanity's first global democratic revolution."
George Monbiot speaking at the European Social Forum, Paris, November 2003
28 Feb 2003
As from May 2003, the headquarters of GEN-Europe leaves its current home in Italy and from that date will be split between the Findhorn ecovillage in northern Scotland and the ZEGG community in Germany. This represents something of a coming-home' for GEN, which was conceived at the Ecovillages conference held in Findhorn in 1995
30 Jun 2002
'The slogan at the beginning of the 20th Century was Progress. The cry at the end of the 20th Century was Survival.The call for this century is HOPE.' Govinda Kumar Bhandari, Nepalese Schoolboy