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Films & Talks: FUEL

On 29 August 2012, in Andy Le May, Events, Featured, Films & Talks, by Andrew Bennett
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Showing 25 September 2012, 18h00 for 18h30 @ Hubspace Winner of the 2008 Sundance Audience award for best Documentary, Eleven years in the making, FUEL is the in-depth personal journey of filmmaker and eco-evangelist Josh Tickell, who takes us on a hip, fast-paced road trip into America’s dependence on foreign oil.  Combining a history lesson of the […]

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Films & Talks: The economics of happiness

On 16 August 2012, in Events, Featured, Films & Talks, News, by Andrew Bennett
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Showing 22 August 2012, 18h00 for 18h30 @ Hubspace ‘Going local’ is a powerful strategy to repair our fractured world—our ecosystems, our societies and ourselves. The Economics of Happiness describes a world moving simultaneously in two opposing directions. On the one hand, government and big business continue to promote globalisation and the consolidation of corporate […]

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Large scale distributed solar production is a new reality in Texas

On 25 July 2012, in Andy Le May, Blogs, News, by Andrew Bennett
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Texas to Be Home to Largest US Solar Utility Project OCI Solar Power and CPS Energy have just signed a deal to build the largest municipal utility solar project in the US. The project will be over 400 MW in size. In addition, it will create over 800 long-term jobs and “drive an estimated $700 […]

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Films & Talks: The Corporation

On 18 July 2012, in Andy Le May, Blogs, Films & Talks, News, by Andrew Bennett
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THE CORPORATION explores the nature and spectacular rise of the dominant institution of our time. Taking its status as a legal “person” to the logical conclusion, the film puts the corporation on the psychiatrist’s couch to ask “What kind of person is it?”

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Energy Experts & Corporates Discuss Opportunities

On 18 July 2012, in News, by Andrew Bennett
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The Green Times reported that earlier this month business think tank Accelerate Cape Town and KPMG brought several large companies Together to discuss emerging renewable energy opportunities in South Africa, with input from experts in business, academia and government. Accelerate Cape Town CEO Guy Lundy said they and sponsor company KPMG launched these quarterly Sustainability Forums […]

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An economy isn’t green if it sells nature to the highest bidder

On 3 July 2012, in News, by Andrew Bennett
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The strongest first impression of Rio de Janeiro is of a city that is alive. Even the buildings seem to be growing or decaying, writes Jessica Wilson of the Mail & Guardian. Scattered as they are between thick foliage on mountain slopes and leaning into the sea – a visible sign of humanity’s interdependence with […]

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Young people urged to preserve the environment

On 14 June 2012, in News, by Andrew Bennett
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12/6/2012 Mangaung – Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa has called on young people to be actively involved in the preservation of the environment. The minister explained that by restoring and preserving natural ecosystems, rural economies could be stimulated, rural and urban jobs created and help maintain critical ecosystem services that are vital to the economy […]

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The new language of sustainability: materiality and risk…..

On 11 June 2012, in News, by Andrew Bennett
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The role of corporate sustainability executives increasingly is about managing risk, plain and simple….read more.

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Technology : Solar Power Breakthrough

On 4 June 2012, in Andy Le May, Blogs, News, by Andrew Bennett
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A new solar cell that is cheap, environmentally friendly, and durable has been developed by researchers from Northwestern University.

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Films & Talks: Is God Green?

On 2 June 2012, in Andy Le May, Blogs, Events, Films & Talks, News, by Andrew Bennett
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A few years ago the Rev. Tri Robinson did an odd thing. Mr. Robinson, a politically conservative Idaho rancher and pastor of the Vineyard Boise Church, took his place at the pulpit, opened his mouth and told his evangelical Christian congregation that it was time to do something about the environment. “Our truth is that God created the world,” Mr. Robinson tells Bill Moyers on “Is God Green?” “He commissioned us to take care of it. And that’s that.”