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6 Songs to Inspire & Motivate

Inspiration and motivation can be hard to come by. Music and performance art can be inspiring and uplifting, but it can also motivate and push us to be better people, to think about the world we live in, and how we can make it a better place for those that will follow. 967 more words

Sustainable Development

A small town in Germany becomes a testing ground for a smart grid

Check out this link. Innovative stuff! Germany continues to lead the world in sustainable energy, congratulations to them! I know someone who did an engineering honours thesis in the area of peer-to-peer energy trading which is what this town is doing. 8 more words

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World Conference on Education for Sustainable Development calls for renewed commitment by all countries

(Taken from UNESCO website, at http://bit.ly/1xPNnJ5)

The World Conference on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) in Aichi-Nagoya, Japan, closed on November 12 with a declaration calling for urgent action to mainstream ESD and include ESD in the post-2015 development agenda. 249 more words

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Coal Power Plants Get Repowered With Natural Gas

Old U.S. coal-fired power plants, the target of new anti-pollution rules, aren’t necessarily shutting down. Many are getting a second life as they’re “repowered” with natural gas. 341 more words

Renewable Energy

Views from the Conference: Peter Davies

In the first of a series of short blogs around our conference, Same Picture: Different Lenses, we asked some of the speakers from the event to give us their thoughts on the conference and we start with Peter Davies, Commissioner for Sustainable Futures.  364 more words


Second Year Blues?

In the past few weeks, I’ve hit a proverbial “brick wall”. Although as a second year student, I still have the option of choosing my modules from across several disciplines to meet the 60 credit per semester requirement, I’ve continued on with Sustainable Development (SD) from First Year to suppliment the Geography Degree that I’m pursuing. 591 more words

St Andrews

Call for Applicants: MA in Development Studies, Major in Agrarian Food and Environmental Studies (AFES) at the ISS

MA in Development Studies, Major in Agrarian, Food and Environmental Studies (AES) at the International Institute of Social Studies (ISS), The Hague, one of Europe’s leading centres for international development studies… 654 more words