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North Sea leaks ‘reality check’ for British oil industry, says Greenpeace

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North Sea leaks ‘reality check’ for British oil industry, says Greenpeace

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Environmentalists say industry's arctic safety case undermined by figures showing 55 pollution incidents in last month. Britain's offshore rigs and platforms have leaked oil or other chemicals into the North Sea on...

G7 leaders agree to phase out fossil fuel use by end of century!

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G7 leaders agree to phase out fossil fuel use by end of century!

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The G7 leading industrial nations have agreed to cut greenhouse gases by phasing out the use of fossil fuels by the end of the century, the German chancellor, Angela Merkel, has announced, in a move hailed as historic...

UK needs green economics minister, advisers urge

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UK needs green economics minister, advisers urge

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PositiveTv would like to add it's weight to the call to create this post too. The UK government should create a new ministerial post for green economics, an international policy group that includes MPs past and p...

The Tree Conference, November 4th 2017 Glastonbury

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The Tree Conference, November 4th 2017 Glastonbury

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Tree conference invites citizen-led initiatives for Global Reforestation And highlights vital role of trees for the wellbeing of people and planet Citizen-led proposals for tree planting and global reforestation...

Germany sells vision for ‘green toys’ to world

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Germany sells vision for ‘green toys’ to world

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NUREMBERG, Germany (AP) - The hottest 'green' toy in Germany isn't made of organic or recycled materials. That's so 2010. This one has a solar panel and only runs if kids remember to insert bright red 'energy stone...

Company to Make Bottles From Pacific Garbage Patch

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Company to Make Bottles From Pacific Garbage Patch

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San Francisco - Today, Method, the leading innovator in premium, eco-conscious household and personal care products, unveiled its latest innovation in sustainable packaging -- a bottle made out of plastic collecte...

New UK strategy looks to reduce costs of offshore wind power

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New UK strategy looks to reduce costs of offshore wind power

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A new strategy to co-ordinate links to offshore wind farms has been published which could reduce the cost of connections by up to £3.5 billion. Energy regulator Ofgem and the Department of Energy and Climate Cha...

‘Leading Organic Alliance’ formed to help protect and promote organic in Europe

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‘Leading Organic Alliance’ formed to help protect and promote organic in Europe

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Good news from the Soil Association:- The eight foremost organic organisations in Europe, including the Soil Association, have formed the ‘Leading Organic Alliance’ to help promote organic farming in Europe, develo...

Brownwashing: Why Green Consumers Buy Brown Things

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Brownwashing: Why Green Consumers Buy Brown Things

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Manufacturers have found a new way to appeal to eco-friendly consumers: Brown it. The Wall Street Journal lays out the trend: Dunkin" Donuts, Cinnabon, and Target are swapping their white napkins for brown ones. Seve...

10.12.2018 :70th Anniversary of Universal Declaration of Human Rights – British Barrister calls for new Criminal Law  to protect People and Planet

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10.12.2018 :70th Anniversary of Universal Declaration of Human Rights – British Barrister calls for new Criminal Law to protect People and Planet

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British Barrister calls for new Criminal Law to protect People and Planet “COP negotiations cannot address climate breakdown until Ecocide is recognized as an international crime." On the 70th Anniversary of the...

Rare plant species are reintroduced at wetland nature reserves to boost bees

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Rare plant species are reintroduced at wetland nature reserves to boost bees

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School children are helping to reintroduce two rare plant species to wetland nature reserves for the benefit of the bee population. The greater water parsnip and devil's bit scabious are favourites of rare pollin...

Good if you live in Australia! Solar power system prices drop 70%

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Good if you live in Australia! Solar power system prices drop 70%

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Competition and global price cuts on components make it a great time for Australian households to go solar - particularly with electricity prices predicted to jump a national average of 17%. While solar rebates may...

Bumblebee lost to UK makes comeback on Dungeness shingle

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Bumblebee lost to UK makes comeback on Dungeness shingle

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The view is bordered by an airport, an army firing range, a sewage treatment plant and Dungeness nuclear power station, but Nikki Gammans hopes that the whole field looks like one gigantic banquet of flowering pla...

Mr. President, Acting On Climate Will Advance Economic Growth And Create Jobs

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Mr. President, Acting On Climate Will Advance Economic Growth And Create Jobs

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by Bill Becker In his first post-election news conference, President Obama made clear that his concern about global climate change will not push the economy and jobs off the top of his priority list. “If...

Fiji Launches First Emerging Market Green Bond in Third in World

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Fiji Launches First Emerging Market Green Bond in Third in World

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Fiji has become the first emerging market to issue a sovereign green bond, raising 100 million Fijian dollars, or US$50 million, to support climate change mitigation and adaption. Home to over 870,000 people, Fiji’...

James Tyson Awards: Portable Micro Wind Turbine

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James Tyson Awards: Portable Micro Wind Turbine

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We love new wind powered inventions at Positive TV. Here is a film about a portable wind turbine that was featured in the The James Tyson Awards at The James Tyson Foundation. The Micro Wind Turbine is a portabl...

UN project helps West African farmers cut pesticide use, boost incomes

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UN project helps West African farmers cut pesticide use, boost incomes

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20 December 2010 – A project executed by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in West Africa has succeeded in slashing the use of toxic pesticides, increasing yields and incomes, and diversifyi...

Dog-lovers brave Fukushima nuclear danger zone to save abandoned pets

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Dog-lovers brave Fukushima nuclear danger zone to save abandoned pets

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Rescuers have been risking their lives in the nuclear swamp around tsunami-hit Japan's stricken power plant - to save abandoned dogs. Thousands of animals have starved to death or been abandoned by their owners ...

Ocean meeting raises over $7 billion for marine protection

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Ocean meeting raises over $7 billion for marine protection

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A global conference to better protect marine life has raised more than $7 billion and won commitments to protect huge swathes of the Earth's oceans. The European Union, which organized the Our Ocean conference in t...

California says yes to molten solar

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California says yes to molten solar

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The California Energy Commission has approved a permit for SolarReserve to build a 150-megawatt solar plant that uses molten salt to store energy, the company announced Wednesday. The Santa Monica, Calif.-...