Under the blazing sun of Southern India, Hemant Lamba and his team at the international township of Auroville have been working to bring affordable solar panels to 80,000 people across the [...]
Addressing climate change is vital for the future of the planet. Concern is no longer limited to environmentalists. Economists, politicians and mainstream scientists now accept the urgent need to [...]
Two thousand zero-waste, zero-carbon homes could be built at Thames Gate-way if an ambitious design concept for a One Planet Living Community gets the go ahead. The Z-Squared project builds on [...]
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, [...]
Britain hopes to lead the way in the development of wave and tidal power. Two key players are Scotland's Ocean Power Delivery, with the Pelamis wave energy converter and Marine Current Turbines [...]
Climate change can be slowed and the conflict over oil avoided, according to Beyond Oil, a booklet by Rising Tide, Platform Research and Friends of the Earth, which suggests that individual [...]
The Walk Your Talk event was another initiative coming out of Social Venture Network (SVN), the international net-work of entrepreneurs, business leaders and NGOs dedicated to changing the way [...]
Last October, a magnificent gathering of 5,000 small farmers and food artisans took place in Turin. Organised by the Slow Food Movement and the Government of Italy, Terra Madre was an historic [...]
Solar-powered laptops have been given to 800 schools in Rwanda. Digital Links has, so far, distributed over 10,000 computers in 15 developing countries. In Rwanda, the charity has teamed up with [...]
Hetreed Ross, the Bath based practice of environmentally conscious architects, has developed the Green Matrix, designed to make life easier for people who want to see buildings constructed or [...]
Key leaders from over 100 global civil society organisations met in Padua, Italy, in November to debate the 'Construction of an International Democratic Order' and to support the 'Campaign to [...]
An unprecedented initiative to set up a Council to speak for the future of the world has been launched in London. Supported by influential individuals, organisations and parliamentarians from [...]
A pilot forest school scheme in the Dyfi Valley in Wales aims to raise awareness of the woodland environment and its many resources.
A brand new project launched by the Alternative Technology Centre (ATC), in Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, is helping whole school communities learn about sustainability and environmental issues.
After a year of prayers, collaboration and hard work, one of the most sacred places on the North American continent has been saved from developers.
Citizens in Ithaca, New York, are striving to fulfil their vision for a better America. Central to their plans is the defeat of George W. Bush in the November presidential elections.
A converted mechanical digger, which clears landmines 100 times faster than clearing them by hand, is Kiyoshi Amemiya's gift to the world.
This spring, craftspeople from Orkney to Oregon came together in a community meadow in Presteigne, mid Wales, for a weekend of eco-building organised by Alison Parry and Anne Belgrave of Double [...]
A revolutionary new way of harnessing the power of the sun to extract almost unlimited energy from water will be a reality within seven years.
The town of Bad Honnef, in Germany, hosted 155 people from all over Europe, New Zealand, Argentina, Japan and Canada spending five days talking about EKOs, Time Dollars, E-cards, Bartercards, [...]