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Moving towards a living wage in the UK

By Izabela Delabre, University of Reading

On 18th October 2014, thousands of people took to the streets of London for a mass demonstration, arguing that… 620 more words

Geography Compass

Save Energy this Month!

Here it is: November’s challenge is all about small steps to save Energy in the home.

Whether it’s switching off the lights when you leave the room or draw the curtains to keep heat in in the evening, let’s all start to reduce our  demand on the grid so that renewable energy solutions can be the main players in the mix. 62 more words

Sustainable Living

solar charging station at PHEW!

There’s a new charging station at PHEW now!  Using yesterday’s sun-drenched solar panels, we’re charging our bike lights & mobile phones for the rain-drenched ride home tonight. 148 more words

Low Carbon

Energy Group Meeting Notes, Tues 21st October 2014

Energy Group Meeting 21st October 2014, held at Rosebery St Peter’s Community Centre

Present: Caroline, Barry, Steve, Jon, David & Huzaifa

Barry suggested that we should include insulating expanding foam in the kit of insulating materials and brought an example to show us. 714 more words

Meeting Report

Celebrating world-class advanced manufacturing

In the past fortnight, we have celebrated the Best of Business at the DNCC Business awards.

It was great to see companies such as FC Laser, Sygnature Discovery and Spinelock win awards but more important is that these companies are leading the resurgence of advanced manufacturing across the D2N2 area. 189 more words

Local Enterprise Partnership

UK CCS Project Development Snapshot: November 2014

The UK is committed to Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) as a key part of its carbon reduction efforts.  There has been a long history of early stage CCS projects in the UK, but converting these into operational projects has proved a challenge.   1,289 more words