Monthly Archives: October 2007

Oh What a Night

Oh What  a Night

Congratulations to all the awards winners, those shortlisted, the speakers and organisers and actually everyone in the room on another superb event. It’s really important for movements to have these collective moments when we can celebrate achievements, applaud innovation and feel confirmed in our own work.I wont steal the thunder on who won what, if … Read more…

Build Inland

Build Inland

It’s green award week and it seemed like a a good time for a reminder of why we are all doing this. Earlier this year a UN sponsored expert scientist group produced a report about what practically with today’s technology should and could be done about climate change. It was reported in the media (eg … Read more…

All Aboard

All Aboard

WWF have launched a new campaign to tackle the climate change bill. Do check it out at Getonboard. It’s a very important issue but also you’ve got to love those paper boats. The campaign also has its own blog here Posted by J Grant

Ecosploitation?

Ecosploitation?

Check out safeway (US) new organic bottled water. It’s actually the lemons which are organic, GM, pesticide and antibiotic free. Green marketing gone mad? check the original post and funny/informed comments at the ethicurian Posted by J Grant

Message from the Green Thing Founders

Message from the Green Thing Founders

Green Thing is a not-for-profit online community that makes it easy and enjoyable to be a bit greener. Every month you’ll get a different Green Thing to do. All you have to do is do it.Green Thing is for those of us – and there’s a lot of us – who don’t get turned on … Read more…

Is Local ‘the Condom’?

Is Local

I’m talking at Applied Green tomorrow morning. I was asked to talk about “research” and ts been a good prompt to review various surveys across the last year. I think what sings through the data more than anything is that people just really want to solve the (shocking, compelling, threatening, world-ending) problem of climate change. … Read more…