Green economy Archive

  • 7 Innovations

    7 Innovaions

    Seven new ideas and technologies that point the way to embed the green economy in everyday life. It is the future… Elastic electronics TV monitors that roll up for storage,...

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    Heal the World

    Remember ‘Heal the world. Make it a better place. For you and for me and the entire human race’? Michael Jackson’s song still plays in minds and thoughts about how...

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    Occupy

    Robert VanWaarden photographed youth participants at the Occupy COP-17 encampment in Durban during the Climate Conference, and Caroline Wambui spoke to them about why they were there, and what they...

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  • NK

    Create the change you want

    Occupy is a grassroots movement with no obvious leaders, so its demands are difficult to pin down. However, many people appear to be united in their dissatisfaction with the current...

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    Living together

    What if more of us spend less time earning conventional wages and more time exchanging some goods and services directly, or sharing things we don’t need all the time, bypassing...

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  • Eating for the green economy

    Eating for the green economy

    Produce doesn’t get any fresher or more delicious than out of your own garden. Some say ‘try to eat something you’ve grown yourself every day’. That includes herbs and spices...

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  • Africa

    An African Green Revolution

    Smallholder farmers – the majority of them women – provide most of Africa’s food, typically with few resources and little government support. Hoping to help empower smallholder farmers and lift...

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  • Soy

    Fish and Soy

    A discussion of green economy wouldn’t be complete without considering agriculture, which has massive impacts on our ecosystems: deforestation, pesticides and fertilizers, livestock emissions, to name just a few. The...

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    Green feeding

    A discussion of green economy wouldn’t be complete without considering agriculture, which has massive impacts on our ecosystems: deforestation, pesticides and fertilizers, livestock emissions, to name just a few. The good...

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  • this modern youth 3

    Youth and the city

    Young people make up nearly 40 per cent of the world’s unemployed, but if the collective energy and creativity of youth could be harnessed, think how much could be accomplished!...

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