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Saturday 19 August 2017
19 August 2017 - NEWS UPDATE
Green Living

Carbon capture and storage report confirms the sector could deliver government’s ambition

The Crown Estate has today welcomed a report from the Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) Cost Reduction Task Force, confirming that UK fossil power stations with carbon capture, transport and storage, have the potential to be cost competitive with other types of low carbon power generation.

Green Living

How saving the planet can be really fun

According to the man who is building the UK's first 'zero bills, zero carbon' eco-village, saving the planet should be fun. In the opinion of architect Bill Dunster, the green movement is worthy, but dull.

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Bill Dunster: creating affordable green communities

Green Living

Consumers worry about energy bills, not climate change

Concern about fuel bills remains the biggest issue for UK energy consumers, according to the latest Government survey. A total of 59% of UK adults say they are worried about rising bills - up 14% in a year, though Ministers says this is likely to be because of the unseasonably cold weather prior to the survey.

Green Living

Sharp increase in Green Deal activity

Green Deal (GD) activity is accelerating sharply, according to Government statistics released today.

Green Living

Totnes publishes sustainability business plan

By Chris Munro. Totnes has published the UK's first local sustainability business plan, a community-led framework for the future economic and environmental development of the district.

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Totnes: Strengthening local supply chains

Green Living

Co-operative's Plan Bee to turn unloved land into pollinator patches

The Co-operative today launched an ambitious plan to transform unloved pockets of land across the UK into attractive community landscapes that will be pollinator friendly.

PlanBee

Creating a haven for bees

Green Living

West designer taking the car back to basicss

After 37 years of designing vehicles, Steve Harper's latest project is to take the car right back to its sustainable roots. He believes that sometime after 1908 when Henry Ford built the Model T, the concept underpinning the automobile took a wrong turn and lost the essence of why it was created.

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The Bay Light Vehicle

Green Living

West designer who is taking the car back to its roots (2)

After 37 years of designing vehicles, Steve Harper's latest project is to take the car right back to its sustainable roots. He believes that sometime after 1908 when Henry Ford built the Model T, the concept underpinning the automobile took a wrong turn and lost the essence of why it was created.

shado

The Bay Light Vehicle