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Lost at sea: Has government sunk wave and tidal power?

Lost at sea: Has government sunk wave and tidal power? Creative commons image Credit: Fundy under CC-BY-SA licence
Updated 07 Mar 2014
Is the UK government being bold enough in its plans to harness tidal power? Perhaps not, worries Godfrey Boyle.

Does longevity have a role in clothing?

Does longevity have a role in clothing? Creative commons image Credit: Stephen Burch under CC-BY-NC-SA licence
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 22 Oct 2013
Making clothes overseas needn't be a bad thing - providing the items aren't throwaway.

Managing large projects and measuring sustainability

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Managing large projects and measuring sustainability Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 26 Jan 2012
Keith Clarke, Former chief executive and director of sustainability at Atkins explains why MOD projects don't really run over budget and why it can...

The real story behind cereals

The real story behind cereals Creative commons image Credit: Gail Johnson under CC-BY-NC licence
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 29 Nov 2010
What has changed when it comes to breakfast cereals, and who is paying the true cost of apparent abundance?

Climate change promises must be kept

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Climate change promises must be kept Creative commons image Credit: usmansheikh under CC-BY
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Jun 2010
Many policies, treaties and commitments on climate change have been made over the years. What happens if they aren't successful?

Giving public services an environmental focus

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Giving public services an environmental focus Copyrighted image Credit: Dreamstime
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 19 Apr 2010
Lucie Stephens discusses her work in co-production: how equal partnerships between professionals and the public are crucial to improving public...

COP 15: The hum of expectation

COP 15: The hum of expectation Copyrighted image Credit: Stephen Peake
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 10 Dec 2009
Climate change conferences sound as though they’re going to be really boring, stuffy affairs. The first of our series of blogs from COP 15...

How many lightbulb jokes does it take to save the world?

How many lightbulb jokes does it take to save the world? Copyrighted image Credit: BBC
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 14 May 2008
Humour has a part to play in getting the message about climate change across.

Democracy and sustainability: Can we survive in freedom?

Democracy and sustainability: Can we survive in freedom? Creative commons image Credit: Holger Noß under CC-BY-SA licence
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 18 Mar 2008
‘Can we survive in freedom?’ The relationship between democracy and sustainability was framed in these terms by a prominent political...

Biofuels: heroes or villains?

Biofuels: heroes or villains? Creative commons image Credit: Rainforest Action Group under CC-BY-NC licence
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 13 Mar 2008
Biofuels were hailed as the great hope of sustainable energy, particularly for cutting CO2 emissions from transport. But they have suddenly shifted...