RenewableUK welcomes Huhne’s pledge to slash energy bills with new green measures

Green (Living) Review

RenewableUK Chief Executive Maria McCaffery said: “It’s common sense that if you save fuel, you save money. The figures in the Government’s Annual Energy Statement demonstrate this simple truth – that green measures, far from being expensive, can actually save us money.

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Wasting Less - A Consumer's Guide

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Avoiding buying something, or buying less of it, uses the fewest resources and saves you from having to seek out end-of-life options. You’ll save yourself time and money. Initially the cost may be higher, but in the long run you can save. Tips For Reducing Household Garbage.

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Solar power for the poor: facts and figures

The Green Changemakers

1] For these people, even access to a small amount of electricity could lead to life-saving improvements in agricultural productivity, health, education, communications and access to clean water. Source: Household Energy Network By 2007, more than 2.5 David J.

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Public Transportation: Benefits for the 21st Century

The Green Changemakers

On an individual level, public transportation saves money, and provides people with choices, freedom and opportunities. On an individual level, public transportation saves money, and provides people with choices, freedom and opportunities. Enhances Personal Economic Opportunity, Saves Individuals Money Public transportation use lowers household expenses and frees up more income for other needs. Savings with public transportation are substantial. saves: 10 1.4

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The Power of Community: How Cuba Survived Peak Oil

The Green Changemakers

Cuba, the only country that has faced such a crisis – the massive reduction of fossil fuels – is an example of options and hope. The nation has also moved toward small-scale renewable energy and developed an energy-saving mass transit system, while maintaining its government-provided health care system whose preventive, locally-based approach to medicine conserves scarce resources. Since they couldn't fuel their aging cars, they walked, biked, rode buses, and carpooled.

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