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The Ashden Awards 2009

The Ashden Awards 2009

The Ashden Awards ceremony took place on 11th June at the Royal Geographical Society. The awards were presented by HRH the Prince of Wales and he also gave a forthright speech about the climate change crisis facing us, and his strong admiration for all the finalists and winners of the awards.

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Noodle Remixed

Noodle Remixed

A second installation by Michael Wright featuring no noodles, one laptop, two monitors, a face sliced in three, a Japanese accent and another sucking pun. Michael Wright each shot in one take only for minimum production suction.

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Centre for Rural Technology, Nepal

Centre for Rural Technology, Nepal

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.

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Technology Breakthrough

Technology Breakthrough

Low cost, low energy LED light bulbs – scientists at Cambridge University have developed a new process to produce LED lighting for 10% of current costs.

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The Cyclotron Benton – Recycled Guitar

The Cyclotron Benton – Recycled Guitar

Tom Jarvis from Reverend and the Makers talks about the Cyclotron Benton guitar he took to Glastonbury 2008. Cyclotron guitars are not made from endangered hardwoods they’re made from recycled plastics. You can buy them at Ethical Superstore.

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Glastonbury 08 – Squeezing Out The Carbon

Glastonbury 08 – Squeezing Out The Carbon

The Electric Lemon are serving up some serious hand-made, organic, solar drinks to re-hydrate all those parched Glastonbury revellers.

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Glastonbury 08 – Pedal Power

Glastonbury 08 – Pedal Power

The spokes are turning on the pedal power revolution at Glastonbury!

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Arrive ‘N’ Drive Fuel Challenge

Arrive ‘N’ Drive Fuel Challenge

A race where the winner is not necessarily the fastest, but the one that produced the least carbon. London companies competed with each to demonstrate who owns the cleanest and greenest fleet in the capital.

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Veolia’s Hybrid RCV – A UK First

Veolia’s Hybrid RCV – A UK First

The UK’s leading recycling and waste management company Veolia Environmental Services is trialling the greenest refuse collection vehicle ever seen in the UK. It’s powered by a hybrid chassis, combining diesel and electricity, with a fully electric body.

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What does your car say about you?

What does your car say about you?

COMEDY SPECIAL – The film targets gas guzzling 4x4s using the language and style of traditional car adverts that portray 4×4 drivers escaping their urban environment for the freedom of the open road.

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