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Daan Roosegaarde is creating smog-free towers, which concentrate pollution into carbon and generate clean air, and jewellery made from the carbon. You can buy rings from his organization made from polluted air. (The pollution in Chinese cities is equivalent to … Continued
The Soil Association has reported further dangers from neonicotinoids, the chemical pesticides which are known to be dangerous to bees:- Now, disturbing new research, part-funded by the Soil Association and thanks to the Roddick Foundation, reveals that neonicotinoids don’t just … Continued
Highlights from the Guardian awards:- Cafeology, farming coffee in Guatemala in a way that protects the rainforest, encourages migrating birds and improves the growers’ livelihood. Ikea (yes, that Ikea) investing €1.5 billion in renewable energy equipment, and buying cotton from sustainable … Continued
A million properties across England could in future be heated by water from rivers, canals and the sea, the government says.The Department for Energy calculates this is the potential of a technology known as the water source heat pump.This relies … Continued
The Soil Association has written about the wider impact of neonicotinoid pesticides on all forms of life. A leading bee researcher, Professor Dave Goulson of Sussex University, stated at the Soil Association Conference in October 2014:- “Five neonicotinoid dressed maize … Continued
The Amrita Sphuranam project of Amrita Centre for Wireless Networks and Applications, the Mata Amritanandamayi Math will be providing solar-powered electrification for the entire rural village of Motakkara in Wayanad. Amrita Sphuranam was created as part of Amrita University’s Live-in-Labs … Continued
“Bangalore’s streets have always been a concoction of smells, from roasting coffee beans to the doughy sweetness of local bakeries. But the one smell that will probably invade your senses today is the foul stench of garbage. While most of … Continued