We need to leave the fossil fuels in the ground

We are faced with a global problem which has to be addressed globally.

The problem arose from our insatiable appetite for energy obtained from burning fossil fuels (coal, oil and gas) which follows an exponential growth and which for the last 50 years averaged an annual growth of 2.4%;

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Solar panels need not be ugly

Why do solar panels always have to be so ugly? asks Marjan Van Aubel, solar designer in her very engaging TED talk last year. She was inspired by the book called "the Solar Revolution" where it says that within one hour we receive enough sunlight to provide the world with enough electricity for an entire year - One hour.

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Green Awards Dinner

Gala Dinner & Big Sustainability Awards 2019

The Southern Sustainability Partnership's glittering night of celebration for the Movers and Shakers in Environmental Management, Corporate Sustainability and Social Value is almost upon us, 27th November 2019 – 6.00pm to 11.00pm.

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You don’t need to be HUGE to go green

204 global companies pledge to go green

Many of the world's largest companies have pledged to switch their businesses over to 100% renewable energy They recognise that there is no business case for a wrecked planet and that the transition can actually provide a competitive advantage. Companies of all sizes recognise the financial and economic, as well as the environmental advantages of going green.

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A guide to the workplace EV charging scheme

For employees, charging at work can be a convenient way to recharge an electric vehicle (EV) whilst parked during the day. For businesses, the installation of a charge point will become increasingly important as a facility for employees and visitors, as well as companies that are considering an EV fleet in the future.

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Everything you need to know about electric vans

As concern for environmental pollution and carbon emissions grows, businesses and private drivers are turning to electric vans as an alternative to traditionally fuelled vehicles. However, there is a lot to consider before making the initial investment in a greener vehicle, especially if an organisation is expanding their fleet. In this article, we explore everything you need to know about electric vehicles, so you can make the most informed decision for your business.

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Could stately homes help the EV revolution?

The key to unlocking demand for electric cars in Britain may lie in its patchwork of stately homes.

Electric car demand in the UK is rising steeply, doubling over the past year. Sales of pure battery cars are still only around 1 per cent of new car sales in the eight months to August this year. So what might be the connection be for institutions such as The National Trust and English Heritage in helping with the take up of the more energy efficient and more environmentally friendly EVs rather than their fossil fuel firing counterparts?

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Can seaweed help curb global warming?

A TED talk by environmentalist Tim Flannery

It's time for planetary-scale interventions to combat climate change, and environmentalist Tim Flannery thinks seaweed can help. In a bold TED talk, he shares the epic carbon-capturing potential of seaweed, explaining how oceangoing seaweed farms created on a massive scale could trap all the carbon we emit into the atmosphere. Learn more about this potentially planet-saving solution -- and the work that's still needed to get there. Watch this 14 minute talk on Youtube


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