There has been much discussion about the benefits of burning wood over fossil fuels such as oil or gas or coal. Scientists are pretty unanimous in their view that burning wood is preferable to burning fossil fuels principally because fossil fuels release their stored carbon into the atmosphere as CO2 which of course is the main contributor to global warming. 544 more words
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We all have a responsibility to manufacture or purchase sustainable products, especially Hollywood A-listers. Computer maker Dell recently named HBO Entourage star Adrian Grenier as its first Social Good Advocate. 350 more words
Recent research by the Crafts Council found 11,620 craft businesses who generate roughly £2billion to the UK economy. Even though most are highly skilled at what they do, about half of these businesses are unregistered and fall below the VAT threshold. 376 more words
Will the predicted drop in oil prices for the next 3 years herald the end of growth in green energy alternatives?
Stately home owner Lord Carnarvon, who owns Highclere Castle where Downton Abbey is filmed, has done the maths and decided that in the light of the drop in oil prices a switch to wood fired boilers no longer makes sense for him and as a consequence the project is on hold. 422 more words