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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 […]

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More than just Earth Hour: Saturday 31 March @ 20:30…..

On 30 March 2012, in Environmental Diary, News, by Andrew Bennett
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Held each year at 8:30pm on the last Saturday in March, Earth Hour is a WWF initiative symbolising the collective power of individuals, businesses and governments to reduce our impact on this planet. From its beginnings in Sydney – Earth Hour has grown to be supported by millions of people in over 5000 cities across 135 […]

Carbon Tax

Industry warns on carbon tax

On 14 February 2012, in Blogs, News, by Andrew Bennett
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As you know at icologie its all about knowledge sharing, check out Alex Hetherington’s blog where he posts a recent Business Day article concerning the proposed carbon tax in South Africa. As Alex notes, he was heartened to find this balanced and well written article by Sue Blaine in last week’s Business Day newspaper and […]

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COP17 – Climate Change Response (CCR) Expo

On 29 November 2011, in Uncategorized, by Andrew Bennett
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The National Department of Environmental Affairs is organizing a spectacular expo as part of COP17 / CMP7 to bring to life a tangible way in which South Africa and other countries should be responding to climate change adaptation and mitigation. Apart from the riveting array of exhibitions and side-events, the way in which the Climate […]

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What is COP17/CMP7?

On 31 October 2011, in News, by Andrew Bennett
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COP17/CMP7 is a United Nations meeting between more than 190 countries from all over the world to find a solution to the global threat of human-made climate change. The aim is to stop the amount of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases in the atmosphere getting to a level which would cause dangerous changes to […]

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Waiting for the bus……will you choose the right one?

On 14 October 2011, in Events, Lunch hour talk, News, by Andrew Bennett
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The low down on lunchtime with Cormac and Andy Thursday 13th October 2011 saw close on 60 individuals with a sustainability bent, from various backgrounds once again converging on the Environmental Education Centre, at Intaka Island, Century City. It was great to see a number of new faces at the lunchtime presentation, showing that the […]

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Call for contributions towards the mitigation / offset of the COP17 event carbon footprint

On 2 October 2011, in News, by Andrew Bennett
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Durban will be hosting the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) COP17‐CMP7 international climate summit from 28 November to 9 December 2011. This event is expected to involve 25,000 official delegates and many additional thousands of associated visitors and interested parties from almost every country in the world. In terms of the Host […]

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Lunch Hour Talk – Environmental Law

On 27 September 2011, in Andy Le May, Events, Lunch hour talk, News, by Andrew Bennett
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Join us for an inspiring and informative lunchtime presentation by Cormac Cullinan, of Cullinan & Associates Inc and Andy Le May of icologie.  Cormac will be grappling with the concept of Sustainability and the responsibility of corporates, the concept of “Earth Jurisprudence” and with COP17 around the corner Andy will be giving a short demystification of COP17,  […]

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Films & Talks: Al Gore’s – 24 Hours of Reality

On 12 September 2011, in Andy Le May, Events, Films & Talks, Influences, News, by Andrew Bennett
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Al Gore is at it again! on Thursday! “24 Hours of Reality will focus the world’s attention on the full truth, scope, scale and impact of the climate crisis. To remove the doubt. Reveal the deniers. And catalyze urgency around an issue that affects every one of us.” AL GORE – CHAIRMAN OF THE CLIMATE […]

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Smart Eating – Food and Climate Change Awareness at Schools

On 13 July 2011, in Community Projects, Completed Projects, by Andrew Bennett
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The food and climate change project was piloted on behalf of the City of Cape Town in a few high schools around the City. The main aim of the project was to raise awareness of linkages between food and climate change and how everybody can adapt to a more climate-friendly lifestyle by making simple, fun […]