New EU Campaign Shows Positive Results Of Low Carbon Living

Eco Friendly Daily

But while nations battle to agree to carbon dioxide reductions, individuals are often either unaware of climate change impacts or only faced with the worst possible result of a warming world. The purpose of the campaign is to show individuals across the European Union what positive changes they can make for low-carbon living that will also positively affect their lives overall. There is currently no replacement for the temporarily renewed Kyoto Protocol.

Bring Back the Boarding House

Sightline Daily

Today, Sightline is releasing a short book on the gigantic opportunities cities have to make urban living quarters greener, cheaper, and more abundant by eliminating a few municipal rules. yield compact communities that support walking, transit, neighborhood businesses and low-carbon living.

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Church, charity and business leaders call for community energy revolution

Green (Living) Review

The National Trust has been working on its low carbon villages (LCV) project which aims to tackle the disillusionment and helplessness that many people feel about climate change in two Trust owned villages, Coleshill in Oxfordshire, and Cambo on the Trust's estate at Wallington, Northumberland. Through a process of engagement over a three-year period, LCV aimed to develop positive and practical solutions that could set villagers on a journey to low-carbon living.

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Fight Climate Change: Live the Good Life

The Green Changemakers

Low-carbon living isn’t a sacrifice. by Colin Beavan Colin Beavan and his family spent a year changing their lives for the environment. We even know the scientific solution: lowering atmospheric carbon to 350 parts per million. The low-hanging fruit in climate change is energy efficiency —finding ways to use less. Our lives could be more. Would riding your bike or walking to work be a more fun way to live life?

Cheaper is not better in a recession


As I've said before, while this is giving some ecological breathing space, it is not the thriving low carbon living that most of us want to see. The papers are chock full of ways to save money in the recession and the reduction in consumption has been notcied at the petrol pumps and power stations. And we appear to be seeing a tendency to buy similar amounts of cheaper stuff - which is usually a false economy as cheap things often wear out quicker.