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Films & Talks: Vanishing of the Bees

On 10 October 2012, in Andy Le May, Events, Featured, Films & Talks, by Andrew Bennett
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Honeybees have been mysteriously disappearing across the planet, literally vanishing from their hives. They are critical for food production. Why is this happening?

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“Frack You SHELL”

On 25 September 2012, in Andy Le May, Blogs, Featured, by Andrew Bennett
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This was quite a common sentiment at the demonstration outside parliament last week.  Here we go again…  Multinational corporations raping our environment, polluting and poisoning it for profit.  The argument is not complex.  Fracking poisons our water.  That on its own should be enough for us to say no as we are facing a significant […]

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Hilarious Mark Sampson is on fire.. clockwise

On 25 September 2012, in Andy Le May, Events, News, by Andrew Bennett
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Green comedian Mark Sampson in his latest show Africa Clockwise at the Masque theatre in Muzenberg. It’s fast paced, rib tickling, enthralling, informative & reflective…a heartfelt and thoroughly entertaining gem.

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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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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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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.”

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Taking back tomorrow – Rio +20

On 21 May 2012, in Andy Le May, Blogs, News, by Andrew Bennett
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The Rio+20 summit on sustainable development will see hundreds of leaders meet to discuss the path forward in a resource-constrained world. With one month to go until the Rio+20 Summit on Sustainable Development, there’s a growing focus on how corporate sustainability has progressed in the 20 years since the first conference.

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Films & Talks – Food Inc

On 10 May 2012, in Andy Le May, Events, Films & Talks, News, by Andrew Bennett
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Showing 23 May 2012, 18h00 for 18h30 @ Hubspace In Food, Inc., filmmaker Robert Kenner lifts the veil on our nation’s food industry, exposing the highly mechanized underbelly that has been hidden from the American consumer with the consent of our government’s regulatory agencies, USDA and FDA. Our nation’s food supply is now controlled by a handful […]