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  • Saving energy: 8 tips to lower your bill

    Save energy at home Saving energy can be so easy. Have a look at the infographic below. Incorportating just a few simple energy saving tricks in your home may make quite the differnce to your electricity bill.   Source: temporarypowersolutionsuk and Visualistan Find more energy saving tips check out the 5 energy saving tips for your home blog post.…

  • A Windfarm Floats off the Coast of Scotland

    Blinter, blowder, bliffert, brattle, blaster bleester, gandaguster, law, flan…  –  the Scots have almost as many terms for wind as they have Whsikeys distilleries. The blustery wind here on the coast of Scotland isn’t always safe for a bird like me — if I’m not careful, it can blow me way off course. But when it comes to…

  • E-mobility: gentle giants of the road

    How electric buses change our transport system Better hold your breath! Or not? Have you ever found yourself next to a city bus when walking down the street or riding a bike?  The exhaust not only smells awful, it’s bad for your health. The stench comes from nitrogen oxides created by combustion of diesel fuel…

  • 5 brilliant & bizarre solar inventions

    I for one love the wonderful world of solar inventions. Here are some of the most brilliant and bizarre solar gadgets I have come across lately:   1. Solar grill Source Have yourself a delicious BBQ without charcoal, or wood. This solar grill produces NO harmful smoke or emissions.   2. Solar powered dog house…

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    Melting glaciers – a chilling threat

    Did you guys know that groundwater, lake and river water, and water in the atmosphere only account for about a quarter of the world’s supply of fresh water? The vast majority of our fresh water is stored in polar ice and snow and in our mountain glaciers. Alright, you might think, so what? Well, we…

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    6 ways to shop more sustainably

    Sustainable shopping does not need to be complicated. If you take into account just a few things, you can reduce your ecological footprint significantly: Regional Support local farmers and reduce your carbon footprint! Seasonsal Seasonal produce tastes much better and contains more vitamins than vegetables from energy-intensive glasshouse production. Organic Organic products are subject to…

  • Zero waste? Yes please!

    Bea Johnson, the queen mother of the zero waste movement, has been saying no to trash for the better part of a decade. She lives by the priciple of the 5Rs: Refuse Reduce Reuse Recycle Rot   1 mason jar, 4 people, 365 days worth of trash This way Bea’s family of four produces very…

  • The dream of electric flight

      Weeee! I must say: The world looks really great from up here. As an owl, I can understand why people have always dreamed of flying. But air traffic, which is steadily increasing, has made my world very noisy and chaotic. What’s more, airplanes consume huge amounts of aviation fuel, which has an impact on…

  • Win with 24 hours of sun

      Everyone wins with 24 hours of sun, a world with 100% renewable energy. In addition, you can now win great sustainable prizes throughout December with the 24 days of sun calendar. Ten prizes are up for grabs, including a travel voucher valued at € 2.000.   How do I enter to win? Every day…

  • Iran gears up to boost renewables

    300 days of sunshine per year, for an average of 12 hours a day – Iran is basically made for solar energy… And that’s also why I’m here today, as a new photovoltaic system has been inaugurated in Rafsanjan in Kerman Province. I’ve seen the whole thing from the air, and I must say it…