Monthly Archives: April 2008

The Green Awards 2008

The Green Awards 2008

Well, it’s that time of year again. The Green Awards 2008 are only seven short months away. How time flies? I decided it was high time I got stuck in and contributed more to this website. I will be writing the lion’s share of the blog this year, and will be inviting contributions from other … Read more…

Nice One Nike!

Nice One Nike!

I got emailed something interesting from NIKE a couple of weeks ago. I used to be brand loyal to this sportswear company, and enjoyed their superb advertising immensely, until I found out about the manufacturing conditions of their workforce in places like Indonesia, and instantly boycotted anything with the famous ‘swoosh’ on. I’m pleased to … Read more…

Energy

Energy

The following snippet of scientific news was brought to my attention  by a friend t’up North in Macclesfield. This is Europe’s first commercially working solar power station. Situated just outside Seville, this monolith like tower is surrounded by an array of 600 mirrors, each focussing the sun’s rays on to the core, that in turn, … Read more…