Bitcoin's impact on the Planet

Green (Living) Review

And, what is important as far as the Planet and climate change are concerned is that most of this electricity is generated using non-renewable fossil fuel.

Impact 151

UK and Ireland gear up for Global Wind Day

Green (Living) Review

In the UK and Ireland there are a number of events including a documentary screening by RenewableUK featuring TV presenter Bill Oddie looking at green projects around Britain and the documentary will be shown for the first time at the launch with Mr Oddie introducing the film at the Curzon Cinema, in Soho, London. In Ireland Bord Gáis Kilgarvan Wind Farm will hold an educational open day, with local school children invited to have a look and learn about the technology at the site.

One Planet Living - a practical solution

Green (Living) Review

At BioRegional they know that One Planet Living is possible. Working with partners they have developed cost effective working examples of sustainable communities and businesses which show One Planet Living in practice.

Planet 142

Rio+20 Fails People and the Planet

Green (Living) Review

Asad Rehman, Head of International Climate, Friends of the Earth EWNI said: "Just like in climate negotiations, the EU dresses up its own economic interests as ambitious new ideas when in reality they came without the political will to make the changes needed to save the people and planet. Friends of the Earth England Wales and Northern Ireland has prepared this initial analysis of the Rio+20 outcome document

Planet 106

What Bono taught me about Human Rights.

Elephant Journal

For me, the real measure of a human isn’t fame or fortune; it’s how much anyone is willing to be of service to people and the planet, while defending the rights of all humans to live a dignified life. If life were measured by fame and fortune, these metrics would be awesome but, I’m more interested Bono's role regarding human rights.

2018 63

Ikea launches kitchen range made from recycled plastic bottles

Green (Living) Review

Ikea UK & Ireland’s business leader David Vine said: “The new KUNGSBACKA range is a start in turning everyday waste into beautiful furniture. It’s been a positive couple of months for Ikea, as it pushes ahead with its People & Planet Positive sustainability strategy.

2017 151

The Environment and the Invisibility Ring of Gyges

Green Prophet

We rely on frail human morality to save our planet. Somewhere in Ireland it is probably raining right now. And yet, Ireland faces water shortages. Ireland’s water shortages are not caused by lack of water. My precious ring!

2012 91

10 Examples of Renewable and Non-Renewable Resources

Greentumble

But since then, we have crossed the threshold of the sustainable resource management, and began using more resources than one planet Earth can possibly provide. planet Earths available to sustain our needs. We are using resources as if we had two planets, not one.

2018 82

10 Reasons Why Should We Ban Plastic Bags

Greentumble

In fact, according to researchers every second person on the planet could have some microplastic in the body [13]. In Ireland, where this fee was instituted in 2002, plastic bag usage decreased by about 90 percent. Plastic bags are a convenient way to carry.

Sustainable Agroforestry Systems and Practices in Agriculture

Greentumble

For example, in Northern Ireland, 60 percent of the broadleaved cover is made of shrubs and trees in hedgerows [21]. This is the reason why they have been abundantly planted across England, Wales and Northern Ireland [21].

2019 52

B&Q to close 60 stores and axe 3000 jobs

Green (Living) Review

B&Q UK & Ireland's total sales, on the other hand, were up 1.9% The state of the Euro economy is impacting on the sales figures on the continent for sure but also where they are on the up, such as in the UK and Ireland operations people now spend money on home improvements and such rather than on say foreign holidays, etc. On a finite Planet perpetual growth and a perpetual growth economy cannot be sustained, ever.

2015 120

Advantages and Disadvantages of Monoculture Farming

Greentumble

Another dramatic case happened in Ireland between 1845 and 1852, when 75 percent of the country’s food staple crop–potato–got infected by potato blight (a fungus-like pest Phytophthora infestans) that destroyed most of the harvest. Farming is one of our oldest. occupations.

2019 96

Anti-homeless spikes installed in London

Green (Living) Review

The USA and the UK, some of the richest countries on this Planet, have some of the largest numbers of homeless people in proportion to population and this is the disgrace.

Eco-Friendly FreshX - the fresh alternative to 'flushable' wipes

Green (Living) Review

FreshX is the first of many innovations designed to offer the consumer an altogether better experience with a clear conscience that they are not harming the planet.

From My Inbox- Geography Facts

Green Earth Journey

Antarctica Antarctica is the only land on our planet that is not owned by any country. Antarctica is the driest place on the planet, with an absolute humidity lower than the Gobi desert. Alaska More than half of the coastline of the entire United States is in Alaska.

2010 141

France’s new ban on plastic throwaways should be extended globally

Green Prophet

The Republic of Ireland (enacted in 2002), Denmark (2003), Belgium (2007), Mexico (2010), Wales and Italy (2011), Scotland (2014), and England (2015) all tackled the problem with legislation.

2013 International Compost Awareness Week Poster Winner Announced

Green (Living) Review

Tigani’s design is a compelling reflection on the role of compost in maintaining a healthy planet,” said Michael Virga, USCC Executive Director. “It’s

2013 156

Spencer Tunick Photos of Naked Israelis are Worth $2,000!

Green Prophet

The New York-based artist has amassed thousands of volunteers to pose nude in dozens of symbolic locations across the planet, from Brazil to Ireland and most recently in Israel.

2012 101

Natural & Organic Products Europe 2016 marks best ever show with 10% increase in attendees

Green (Living) Review

Newness is crucial to our business, and nowhere in the UK is there more innovation that is relevant to my business than this show,” says Al Overton, head of buying at Planet Organic. says first-time visitor Kerry Buckley, ROI buying manager – positive healthcare at Boots Ireland.

2016 165

Desert Island Britain

Green (Living) Review

Try B&Q’s One Planet Home accredited moisture control organic mulch at £4.98 Store rainwater in a water butt such as B&Q’s One Planet Home accredited Sankey Slim Space Saving Water butt for £29.98

2010 157

Irish communities have been urged to live more sustainably

Green (Living) Review

Participants today debated how a national certification programme for green communities in Ireland might work. “I I firmly believe that the result of these activities will include real and measurable reductions in environmental impact such as reduced waste production, reduced energy consumption and a reduced carbon footprint for Ireland.” by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Greening communities was top of the agenda at a conference aimed at encouraging Irish families to be greener.

2009 116

Could Britain be the next Greece?

Green (Living) Review

The UK's budget shortfall was the third largest in the EU last year but will overtake both Greece and Ireland this year, according to the forecasters. But, alas, as per usual, while the people begin to understand that the government still in on a different planet in a different universe. by Michael Smith (Veshengro) UK budget deficit 'to surpass Greece's as worst in EU' according to European Commission.

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Reducing Environmental Pollution and Wasted Energy One Plastic Bag at a Time: Interview with Pierre Barlier, Founder and CEO of KeepCool Bags

Greentumble

Chester : Some studies have shown that the plastic bag tax in Ireland that was implemented in 2002 was successful in eliminating plastic bag use, but it also resulted in a 77% increase in kitchen garbage bag sales , as people were no long just re-using their grocery bags to throw their trash.

2018 56

Cheap Travellers and Surprising $ Stats for Tourism Industries

Green Prophet

Although most of the research considering the economic benefits of backpacking and budget tourism is on Australia, New Zealand, Ireland, and South Africa, the research also highlights some important facts for Israel.” They tread lighter on the planet.

“Muslim For A Month” Project In Turkey Grows Interfaith Seeds

Green Prophet

Islam being the second biggest religion in the world has a great impact on the planet. We must be good stewards of the planet. Also we must love the creation for the sake of the Creator, so we take care of the whole planet, the animals, plants and each other.&#.

Turkey 106

Young Egyptian Designers Use Fashion to Change Our Plastic Habits

Green Prophet

Each country has its different climate which, in turn, influences and creates different cultures, but in the end, we all live on the same planet.

Clean Energy Continues to Break Records, Lead the Way - Compass

Sierra Club Compass

Offshore wind is already up and running – and growing fast – off the shores of the UK, Ireland, Scotland, and other European countries, generating lots of power and economic activity. Compass. « Angry in Indy: Activists Take On Big Coals Plan to Raise Rates | Main.

India's Coal Illusion - Compass

Sierra Club Compass

Best wishes, Coilin MacLochlainn, Dublin, Ireland. Sierra Club® and "Explore, enjoy and protect the planet"® are registered trademarks of the Sierra Club. Compass. « Cleaner Cars -- Its Time to Act | Main. | COP 18: First Steps » Indias Coal Illusion.

India 98

10 Green Prophets for 2012

Green Prophet

When Ireland’s Easkey Britton walked into the sea in southern Iran with a surfboard in hand, curiosity brought out not only the locals but the police. The year in retrospect has been a positive one.

2012 113

Zabihah.com, World Guide To Halal Eating

Green Prophet

Zabihah.com has filled a niche by helping to promote the expansion of the halal restaurant industry in the West and around the planet – from Jerusalem to New Jersey. Zabiha.com, the largest guide to halal eating wherever you live.

2011 104

Cities Should Look to Nature to Bridge Investment Gap in Water

Conservancy Talk

These cities occupy less than 1% of our planet’s land area, but their source watersheds—the rivers, forests and other ecosystems from which they get their water—cover over 12%.

Butterflies or business - Europe can have both!

Green (Living) Review

This is true for both Europe and the planet as a whole. The European Environment Agency (EEA) on November 30, 2010 released its fourth Environment State and Outlook report — SOER 2010 — a comprehensive assessment of how and why Europe’s environment is changing, and what we are doing about it.

2010 152

California to become first U.S. state to ban plastic bags

Green Blog

current lagging behind; Ireland, Taiwan, South Africa, Bangladesh, and Australia all have heavy taxation or outright bans of plastic bags, according to National Geographic. California may soon follow in the footsteps of its largest city : On Aug.

Toulouse and Nina Go To Montreal—in Anticipation of the 2009 World.

The Alien Next Door

Lets look at the evidence: when my brother told me that my parents found me in the field behind my house, I set him straight: Im really from Mars, I said, just visiting this planet to study humans and report back to the mother ship.

2009 130

Stewardship

Green (Living) Review

Anyone who has in any way control of any piece of this land has an obligation to care for it for the benefit of all, people and other creatures that share this Planet with us. We could accommodate all of our own homeless and those of Ireland and a few other small countries combined.

2013 142

Eyjafjallajokull Volcano: The Gift of Calamity

The Alien Next Door

Ireland, Norway, Denmark and Sweden also shut their airports as the plume spread east and south, veiling most of the British Isles, Scandinavia, and much of northern western and eastern Europe with a dangerous layer of glassy dust.

2010 130

CONTROVERSIAL OIL SANDS DOCUMENTARY "DOWNSTREAM" BY OSCAR® NOMINATED DIRECTOR LESLIE IWERKS PREMIERES ON BABELGUM WEB AND MOBILE

Green (Living) Review

Downstream' is a story of humanity and the real environmental issues facing our planet. Our Earth" GM & Publisher, Laurence Billiet comments: "The channel aims not only to bring awareness to some of the greatest issues facing the planet, but also to actively support solutions-oriented programs and become an instigator of change." Babelgum is an independent and privately held company with offices in the United States, UK, Ireland, France and Italy.

2009 100

Making Sustainable Lives Easier: A Priority for Governments, Business and Society

The Green Changemakers

It’s a well quoted statistic but still a powerful one – if the whole world consumed as we do in the UK we would need three planets to sustain everyone.

Individual Consumption and Systemic Societal Transformation

The Green Changemakers

Jessica Pape, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland Planning for Change: Guidelines for National Programmes on Sustainable Consumption and Production , Matthew Bentley Sylvia Lorek, Sustainable Europe Research Institute, Germany. [link] Guest Editors: Philip J.

2010 40

A review of the UK’s first Green Film Festival

Green Blog

But, as came up in a Q & A session with one of the directors of Planet Eat Or Shlomi , there is a bit of a dilemma here. this creates a big dilemma, can we feed the planet in a post peak oil world? Some parts of the planet are not really geared towards plant based agriculture.

2011 67

COP 18: Where Are All the Women? - Compass

Sierra Club Compass

At an event later in the day called “ Gender and Climate Innovation: Breakthrough changes for gender equality ” which featured two women whom have inspired me during my time here at COP, Mary Robinson (the first female President of Ireland) and Christiana Figueres (the Executive Secretary of the UNFCCC) and the extraordinary Minister Alcinda Abreau of Mozambique. Compass. « COP 18: What Negotiators Can Learn from the Qatar Symphony Orchestra | Main. |

2012 40

FIRST ONLINE WILDLIFE TV SERIES "EXTINCTION SUCKS" PREMIERES ON BABELGUM WEB AND MOBILE

Green (Living) Review

Babelgum's content partners include, amongst others, EMI, Sony BMG, the Associated Press, PBS, BBC, VBS, Lonely Planet, National Geographic, Shine Limited, Cinetic Rights Management, Content Republic, IndieFlix, Gong Anime, The Workbook Project, Cinelan, IMG and Off the Fence, as well as the Seattle, Encounters, Rushes, From Here To Awesome and Renderyard Film festivals. Babelgum is an independent and privately held company with offices in the United States, UK, Ireland, France and Italy.

2009 100

Urban Biodiversity Strategies

The Green Changemakers

by Erik van Lennep Amongst the survival concerns now facing our planet and people, the destruction of biodiversity has become prominent, and this issue lands squarely in the middle of our plates as an industry. Born and educated in the US, he currently lives in Dublin Ireland.