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Things I saw while on break

For those that have followed this blog during the last years, here is the proof it has not disappeared. Just a small fraction of that time was a break (most of it was quite the opposite…), but it was worth it. 734 more words

Spanish Cities

Solar collector project bearing first fruit

Time flies, six months have passed very quickly and now I find myself at the end of my stay in India.

It’s been an experience full of amazing people and challenges hidden where least expected. 154 more words


Presentation at the 12th International Conference for Urban History at Lisbon, Portugal

From the 3rd to the 7th of September 2014, I will be in Lisbon to attend and present at the 12th International Conference for Urban Heritage. 278 more words

Heritage Protection

Serious efforts in the energy transition

This is an important article that should make us sit up and take notice. John Vidal writes in The Guardian that the world’s largest private bank predicts large-scale power stations will soon make way for electric cars and new solar technologies. 832 more words

Renewable Energy

3rd International UN Small Island Developing States Conference in Samoa: CARICOM will be present

Anthony Sammie (St. Lucia News Online) writes about Caribbean participation at the 3rd International UN Small Island Developing States Conference in Samoa, to be held September 1-4, 2014. 289 more words


The Adolescent Girl Moment: Passion is Our Fuel But Not Our Plan

Guest blog post by Judith Bruce, Senior Associate and Policy Analyst, The Population Council

In a recent interview, I was asked, “Can you tell a story of a girl who has touched you?” This question is not surprising; the stories of the poorest girls in the poorest communities are compelling. 752 more words

Inspiration & Positive Change

Allt a Chonais hydro scheme.

On Tuesday 12th three representatives from KWHG were given a guided site visit to the Allt a Chonais hydro project near Craig, Achnashellach. This scheme takes water down a pipe from a remote glen, and will generate 2MW of power to the grid. 416 more words