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Global Wind Day

Global Wind Day

The European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) launched Global Wind Day in 2009. Its aim is to promote wind energy worldwide. The messages are; wind energy tackles climate change, it boosts energy independence and it is an intelligent investment. Global Wind Day allows people to learn about the benefits of wind energy.

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The Ecotricity Greenbird – world speed record challenge.

The Ecotricity Greenbird – world speed record challenge.

Harnessing the power of the wind is what Ecotricity is all about! And now we’re taking our love of wind to a new level, with the fastest wind powered vehicle on Earth! The Greenbird will challenge all your preconceptions of wind powered travel – it’s simply an amazing machine powered only by nature. And not just on land… on ice too. It’s part aeroplane, part sailboat, part Formula One car…

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Boris Johnson @ Mayoral Environment Hustings

Boris Johnson @ Mayoral Environment Hustings

Boris Johnson, the Conservative Party candidate for the 2008 London Mayoral Elections speaks at the Green Alliance London Mayor Environment Hustings event.

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Renewable energy – Wind and Biomass

Renewable energy – Wind and Biomass

Richard Gedge, a beef and sheep farmer based in Exmoor, talks about his use of wind and biomass to power and heat his farm. With a payback period of 5 years and huge environmental benefits, Richard believes that more farmers should be exploiting renewable technology to gain profits for their businesses.

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Renewable Energy Across Borders

Renewable Energy Across Borders

Sharing renewable energy and integrating this into electricity systems will help meet the global demand for more energy with a lower carbon footprint.

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Crane Country – part 1

Crane Country – part 1

Cranes are among Europe’s largest birds and well-loved because of their enthusiastic display dances and bugle-like call. The Great Crane Project has great plans to restore a healthy population of european cranes throughout the UK, so that people can once again experience these beautiful birds. The story so far is captured in this inspiring 2-partshort film.

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Crane Country – part 2

Crane Country – part 2

Cranes are among Europe’s largest birds and well-loved because of their enthusiastic display dances and bugle-like call. The Great Crane Project has great plans to restore a healthy population of european cranes throughout the UK, so that people can once again experience these beautiful birds. The story so far is captured in this inspiring 2-partshort film.

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green.tv Weekly News – July 12th 2010

green.tv Weekly News – July 12th 2010

This week’s green.tv news are full of stories from sea level up to the highest peak on Mount Everest.

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The Cost of Energy

The Cost of Energy

We don’t know what the price of oil or carbon will be in the future. Or the cost to the environment. But we can make a meaningful comparison between very different energy resources like wind, oil and gas by focusing on the cost of energy.

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What’s Wrong with Billboard Car Adverts?

What’s Wrong with Billboard Car Adverts?

Last month, We Are Futureproof hit the streets in London to ask whether members of the public could see the fuel economy and emissions information on a couple of car advert billboards.

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