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  • Dubai – a city of superlatives goes renewable

    I felt like warming up my feathers and as I was flying over the Middle East, I decided for a stopover in Dubai. I heard that things are changing so fast here in Dubai – the city is practically transforming right in front of your eyes… Dubai is facing environmental challenges. Its per capita energy…

  • 6 Ways You Can Save Energy This Summer

      A/C Have your air conditioner serviced at the beginning of summer (or if you have an older model upgrade to a more energy efficient one). Make sure to clean filters regularly. Turn off your aircon before you leave the house or at the very least turn up the thermostat.   Fan A fan can…

  • The big picture – An interview with astronaut Maurizio Cheli

      Maurizio Cheli has seen our planet from a different perspective. The charismatic astronaut has answered my questions on space, renewables and the environment.   Our planet is incredibly beautiful when observed from space. What astronauts immediately perceive however is its fragility and how human presence is altering the morphology of the earth’s surface.  …

  • If We Save Tuvalu, We Save the World

    Ever heard of climate refugees? These are people whose homelands have been made uninhabitable by climate change. Among those who have been hit particularly hard are the people of the island nation of Tuvalu – a veritable paradise between Hawaii and Australia. Tuvalu is made up of nine coral atolls that just barely rise above…

  • Reasons to love renewables – #1 jobs

    In case you haven’t read the IRENA annual review on renewable energy and jobs 2016 perhaps you should. To me, it was a real motivational boost! Did you know that in 2015 8.1 million people worked in the renewable energy sector and that this impressive number does not yet include an additional 1.3 million people…

  • 5 ENERGY SAVING TIPS FOR YOUR HOME

    Save energy around the house with these five simple tips: Yes, it’s that easy. With a few simple changes you can cut your energy bill and help save the planet.

  • All in Green – Costa Rica Shows Us How It’s Done

    Ever been to Costa Rica? No? It’s so worth it – and not just because of the amazing bananas. When 5 million people in Costa Rica turn on the lights, the environment barely feels it. Costa Rica is considered one of the most progressive countries in Latin America, and part of that is its power…

  • Why what happens in Vegas shouldn’t stay in Vegas

    I’ve been flying for what felt like ages and was longing for a cheeky beverage and a rest of my wings when I saw a huge bright light. Of course I had to check it out and guess where I land? The city of Las Vegas! Even in my forest back home tales of Vegas…

  • It’s me, Oscar

    Hello there, thanks for stopping by! May I introduce myself, my name is Oscar. I’m a bird on a green mission – looking for a way to save my forest and, while I’m at it, the planet. 24 hours of sun, a world with 100% renewable energy, is my vision of the future. That’s why…