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Inside Copenhagen’s race to be the first carbon-neutral city

By Anne workforce / October 12, 2019

Green growth and ‘hedonistic sustainability’ have helped keep the public on board as the Danish capital seeks to reach its goal by 2025 – and so far it’s all going according to plan “We call it hedonistic sustainability,” says Jacob Simonsen of the decision to put an artificial ski slope on the roof of the […]

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The best space heaters for your home, dorm, or office

By Anne workforce / October 11, 2019

  A great space heater can make the bitter cold of winter bearable, and the Trustech Ceramic Space Heater is our top pick because it’s affordable, programmable, and it heats up quickly. If you don’t have central heating, or do but don’t want to use all that energy, then a space heater is a great […]

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Carbon taxes have to rise sharply to avoid climate crisis, says IMF

By Anne workforce / October 11, 2019

Fund says governments could use money to help vulnerable people or invest in green energy Avoiding dangerous global heating will require governments around the world to impose stringent taxes on fossil-fuel usage that will mean a 43% jump in household energy bills over the next decade, the International Monetary Fund has said. The Washington-based Fund […]

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David Pocock and Wallabies teammates lead sporting charge on carbon emissions | Andrew Stafford

By Anne workforce / October 10, 2019

Exclusive: Pocock convinces Bernard Foley and Dane Haylett-Petty to join him in encouraging the sports industry to play a bigger role in sustainability Wallabies flanker David Pocock, along with Rugby World Cup teammates Bernard Foley and Dane Haylett-Petty, have announced their partnership with a scheme that aims to compensate for the carbon emissions associated with […]

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Green Star Energy won’t switch off fraudulent account

By Anne workforce / October 10, 2019

The firm’s slogan is ‘take back control’, but I can’t stop it sending debt collectors I have had ongoing issues with Green Star Energy. When my bank detected fraudulent activity on my account, Green Star was one of the payees. My compromised bank account was refunded and closed, and my credit file updated. Green Star […]

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Amager Resource Centre review – green energy goes off-piste

By Anne workforce / October 8, 2019

Bjarke Ingels’s splicing of power plant and ski slope confirms the Danish architect’s transition from enfant terrible to global brand If you look out from the summit of Copenhagen’s new-made alp, you see a landscape of artifice – wind turbines, the bridge to Sweden, the sea canalised into old docks and harbours, the city itself, […]

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6 space-themed novelty items we totally forgot about

By Anne workforce / October 8, 2019

Flickr Creative Commons/Brian Space-themed novelty items were popular through the latter half of the 20th century and into the early 2000s.  Some have been discontinued, but many, like Tang, Moon Boots, and freeze-dried foods, are still around today in limited form. Here are a few of the space-themed items that once captured the national imagination […]

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Google signs up to $2bn wind and solar investment

By Anne workforce / September 21, 2019

Tech giant’s push for greener energy prompts biggest renewable energy deal in corporate history Google’s chief executive has revealed plans for the biggest renewable energy deal in corporate history. Sundar Pichai said the clean energy deal will include 18 separate agreements to supply Google with electricity from wind and solar projects across the world. Continue […]

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