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Sustainable skills share scheme Greeniversity is now being launched by groups in more than 25 cities and towns across the UK. Originally started in 2010 in Peterborough, the city aiming to create the UK’s Environment Capital, Greeniversity is now launching UK wide with local groups in Bristol, Cardiff, and Birmingham already being set up. Greeniversity was developed by green charity Peterborough Environment City Trust and thanks to the schemes’ success has now secured funding to enable it to be rolled out across the country....read more
Within learning and education there are various models and pedagogies designed to enhance and bring about a positive learning experience for the student. With a future of profound ecological and economic change developing, we need and educational model that is suited to taking us through these times towards a fairer and more caring world where profit and status have dissolved. As responsible and varing human beings it is our job to ensure that we educate our young so that their learning experience and development are enhanced and...read more
When Politicians waste time, money and precious resources setting up climate change meetings that amount to absolutely nothing it is refreshing and inspiring to know that at least some people are taking climate change seriously in terms of finding low impact solutions to the problems that we are beginning to face. Sunrise Offgrid is both a celebration of and the development of low energy solutions that shows us that there are ways of adapting to the coming storm without frivolously frittering away precious resources. Off grid looks at both...read more