Dragon’s Den star Theo Paphitis and the Carbon Trust’s chief executive Tom Delay, launch, The Big Business Refit. The campaign aims to help around 3,000 businesses cut energy bills by £40m, and reduce carbon emissions by 26,000 tonnes through advice and interest free loans for equipment replacements.
Volunteers of environmental organisation Greenpeace have installed solar energy in the village of Barack Obama’s grandmother in Kenya providing electricity to her house as well as to the community’s school.
His name is Rob, he hates the taste of animals, he hates saddos with too many gadgets and he hates his mother for always nagging him to drive up and see her. He is the man who does all the right things but for all the wrong reasons. Play his video confession – and yes he does eat his cat.
The Solar Energy Foundation has opened up new horizons for 10,000 villagers in Rema, Ethiopia and nearby. They won an Ashden Award for Sustainable Energy in 2009.
green.tv joins a crowd of 177000 at Glastonbury as the rain begins…
Natalie Imbruglia, gorgeous pop poppette, invites us into her home and tells us why water is fundamental to Ecover. Ecover are strong supporters of green.tv and work in partnership with Wateraid to enable communities in Ethiopia access to clean water.
‘I still havn’t found what I’m looking for’ – The artists on APE’s Rhythms del Mundo album fully support the record as a show of commitment to the music and to the cause that it endorses.
Big Ben vanishes, crowds count down, and chefs cook by candle-light. See how the UK plunged into darkness for WWF’s Earth Hour – the global switch-off calling for a strong climate deal.
CRT/Nepal is working to upgrade traditional water-mills in Nepal, improving the lives of both the millers and those who use them. Their 2007 Ashden Award recognises the value of their work.
The UK promotion for Earth Hour 2009 kicked off in Bristol in January. This video shows the WWF team’s energetic efforts to inspire the locals and community leaders to be the first to sign up and switch off! Earth Hour is happening on 28 March, at 8.30pm. To take part, sign up here – www.wwf.org.uk/how_you_can_help/earthhour