Low Carbon Cars? The King Review

Prof. Julia King Vice chancellor of Aston Uni. 15 April 2008 The King Review was ordered by Gordon Brown, as a follow up to the Stern Report. Its object was to look at the potential to reduce emissions from road vehicles.This did not look at having fewer vehicles, or...

Farming – Start them young

A few little fields and some smiling faces – first impressions from the Woodgate Valley Urban Farm. Those faces are mostly of children who can visit the farm to see the range of shapes and sizes of domestic animals that are all too often cartoon characters. Undeniably...

Birmingham Schools going Solar

Birmingham announced some ‘toe in the water’ measures to capture some of its own energy in April 2008.  It was announced that four schools have installed solar panels to convert sunlight into electricity.  The solar photovoltaic panels are an...

Love your library, Love the environment

There are so many things that we could do to reduce pollution and conserve resources, but there is one simple and affordable thing everyone can do: visit your local library! This would also have the benefit of reducing the amount of books gathering dust on your...