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Efficient New Homes

Leeds has a target to build 70,000 new homes over the next 15 years. How can these  homes be ultra-energy efficient from the way they’re built to how they are lived in. 72 more words

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What is Permaculture?

Edinburgh Permaculture Courses in 2015

 Join us in Edinburgh for an Introduction to Permaculture on 17 – 18 January 2015, and find out.

The intro weekend also doubles up as Module 1 of the Full Permaculture Design Course, a twelve day course (six weekends over six months,  Jan – June) which is accredited by the… 104 more words

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Low Carbon Leeds - Be a Part of It

Last week, Leeds launched its ambition to become a low carbon city pledging to reduce emissions to become cleaner and greener.

We brought together the residents, businesses and communities to help answer the questions of what can we do to meet the target of reducing Leeds’ emissions by 40% in 2020 and be fully sustainable by the middle of the century.  698 more words

Cross Green

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

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