The Gaia Association won an Ashden Award for Sustainable Energy in 2008. They are producing and distributing an ethanol stove in refugee camps in Ethiopia. The ethanol is produced from waste molasses.
Oil and gas development has turned the Western range into a spider web of roads, drilling rigs and compressors. Local people comment on the impact on the front range of the Rocky Mountains.
A film from the Committee on Climate Change. It looks at what action needs to be taken in the UK to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases by 34% by 2020.
www.appetiteforaction.org.uk is a new resource for primary schools built around an interactive platform that brings to life the process of going green through lesson plans, films and activities – such as lunchbox audits and building school gardens.
A recent BBC Panorama programme raised some interesting points about the state of our beaches, but a lot of information that was provided to the BBC was left out. This film was produced to provide important information about bathing water that people need to know.
A documentary short detailing the i-team project – a new partnership between leading sustainable development organisation Forum for the Future and international design consultancy IDEO, helping local authorities use innovation techniques to tackle climate change.
The Vestas SailRocket is the outright world speed sailing record contender. It employs a concept in which the sail and keel elements are positioned so that there is virtually no overturning moment and no net vertical lift. When used correctly, this results in a boat which no longer has obvious stability limits and in which the only significant response to gusts is a change in speed!
The Age Of Stupid is a ground-breaking film about climate change starring Pete Postlethwaite. Unlike other film premieres which happen at just one swanky cinema, The Age Of Stupid will be having a People’s Premiere in over 60 different cinemas across the UK this Sunday March 15. Tickets are on sale now, just go to www.ageofstupid.net/premiere
The Prince’s Rainforest Project works with governments, businesses and non-profit organisations around the world to find solutions to deforestation. This film features Princes Charles, Henry and William as well as Daniel Craig, Robin Williams, Joss Stone, Pele and a talking frog.