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The Bottom Line Expert Opinion: Renewable Energy

The Bottom Line Expert Opinion: Renewable Energy Creative commons image Ed Suominen [ New content
Introductory level Updated 28 Jan 2016
What are the economic consequences of climate change? Peter Bloom discusses the potential and limitations of 'green business'. 

UK must balance food farming impacts

UK must balance food farming impacts Creative commons image By Drow69 - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, $3 under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license New content
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 28 Jan 2016
The UK could reduce its emissions by converting farmland to absorb more carbon dioxide − but risks increasing climate change effects abroad.

Too much of a good thing? Choice challenges in sustainable clothes shopping

Too much of a good thing? Choice challenges in sustainable clothes shopping
Updated 11 Nov 2015
With 460 eco-labels in 197 countries, how can we make sense of them all? Professor Marilyn Carrigan investigates the issue of the over-saturation...

Do our clothes shopping habits require retail therapy?

Do our clothes shopping habits require retail therapy?
Updated 03 Nov 2015
Many of us are culprits when it comes to buying more clothes than we can possibly wear, but what harm could it do? Guest author Natalie Dukes...

Mass production and the consequent devaluation of our clothes

Mass production and the consequent devaluation of our clothes
Updated 03 Nov 2015
What effect has mass production had on the way we see our clothes? Dr Patsy Perry discusses how our outlook has changed over time.

Make your clothes count

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Updated 22 Oct 2015
With the fifth-biggest environmental footprint of any UK industry there is no doubt that making the clothing industry more sustainable is...

Delegates accused of ‘fiddling’ while the planet burns - Climate News Network

Delegates accused of ‘fiddling’ while the planet burns - Climate News Network Creative commons image Alan Harper under CC-BY-SA licence under Creative-Commons license
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 17 Jun 2015
Tame end to Bonn climate talks leaves critics fearing that hopes are fading of a binding agreement being signed to keep global warming in check -...

Overheating Earth staggers into Last Chance Saloon - Climate News Network

Overheating Earth staggers into Last Chance Saloon - Climate News Network Creative commons image © Jorge Royan / http://www.royan.com.ar, via Wikimedia Commons under Creative-Commons license
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 05 Jun 2015
Hard bargaining in Bonn this week will probably decide whether the crucial climate talks in Paris in December can save human civilisation from...

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Logframe planning

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Advanced level Duration 3 hours Updated 11 Aug 2014
As a way of thinking about projects, Logical Framework Analysis helps to focus on some key questions during the project design process. This free...

Environmental management and organisations

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Environmental management and organisations
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It is believed that environmental management requires action at all levels and by organisations of all types and sizes. However it is not always...

Sustainable Scotland

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Introductory level Duration 5 hours Updated 12 Mar 2014
Sustainable Scotland is a free course that will appeal to anyone with an interest in a sustainable future in the context of contemporary Scottish...

Operations, technology and stakeholder value

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Advanced level Duration 40 hours Updated 16 Aug 2012
The management of processes or operations is the very essence of any kind of business enterprise, and it is critically important that they are...