Articles Tagged with the word ‘Power’
21 Dec 2005
Plans unveiled for wave power station off Welsh Coast. The floating device works by channelling waves into a reservoir above sea level and uses turbines to generate hydro-electric power.
29 Sep 2005
The Hong Kong University Department of Architecture recently built 835 solar panels on a school in Park Island in Hong Kong. In May 2004, the Kei Wai Primary School and its gleaming new photovoltaic (PV) arrays were officially opened by the Permanent Secretary for Education, Fanny Law. The project was co-sponsored by the Government's Innovation and Technology Fund and...
28 Sep 2005
When humans truly discover the power of love, it will prove more important than the harnessing of fire." Teilhard de Chardin Boudewijn Wegerif was a remarkable man. He first came to the notice of Positive News when we reported his magnificent two and a half year walk from Sweden to South Africa to high-light the iniquities of the debt-based...
30 Jun 2005
Written in the form of a letter addressed to President Bush, Robert Rabbin tells of his experience of participating in a peace rally at the Civic Centre in San Fransisco, February 17th 2003 and reflects on the criticisms which were levelled at Bush
29 Jun 2005
Positive News is pleased to be one of the sponsors of the 2nd Great Rethinking Conference in Oxford this September.
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.
30 Sep 2003
After seven years providing the local community with wholesome, affordable, vegetarian produce, the future of Manchester's leading co-operative grocers looked uncertain.
28 Feb 2003
Next time you pop out for some chips, you might like to ask if they have any old oil. Members of the Bio-Power Network are doing just that ñ recycling old vegetable oil to fuel vehicles. It is probably the cheapest fuel available.
28 Feb 2003
Scilla Elworthy has become the first British recipient of the Japanese equivalent of the Nobel Prize for her work with the Oxford Research Group on nuclear disarmament and non-violent resolutions to conflict
30 Jun 2002
In mountainous Nepal, one of the poorest countries in the world, old Nepalese spiritual traditions and crafts continue to play a major role in society. Buddhist Thangka painting has a centuries old history and offers people the opportunity to generate their own income, thanks to solar energy projects set up by the Himalayan Light Foundation.
30 Jun 2002
This summer, a prototype marine turbine, designed to produce electricity from tidal currents, will be installed off the coast of Lynmouth, in North Devon. 'It works on the same principle as a windmill but, because water is denser, the turbines don't have to go so fast,' explains Peter Fraenkel. technical director in charge of engin-eering of Marine Current Turbines.