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Dr. David Fleming: a tribute

Shaun Chamberlin

21st December, 2010

Colleague and friend Shaun Chamberlin pays tribute to the life and work of Dr David Fleming, founder of the idea of personal carbon trading more...
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Persuading your local station to plant fruit trees

Laura Laker

2nd March, 2010

Armed with just a good idea and big dose of enthusiasm you can transform a bleak area into a mini orchard. Plus, the best way to approach a station manager... more...
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10 groups pushing for cultural change

Ecologist

19th June, 2009

Inspiration for change comes in many guises – from downshifting your personal life to celebrating a community Apple Day to joining a movement for social justice. more...

Local Food: How to Make it Happen in Your Community

Andy McKee

13th October, 2009

Tamzin Pinkerton and Rob Hopkins have created a one-stop guide packed with ideas, tips and examples of how to source food closer to home more...
Eco towns

Eco-Towns: without local involvement, forget it

Dr Gareth Potts

17th July, 2009

Too much political grandstanding has been done with Eco-Towns - the basic idea is sound, but poor planning and a lack of local involvement will doom them to failure, says Dr Gareth Potts more...
Transition Culture

Five amazing things you never knew about potatoes

Transition Culture

6th July, 2009

Inspired by digging up some home grown new potatoes on a July afternoon Rob Hopkins is running a special competition - to win one of his potatoes... more...
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Transition meets local government

Transition Culture

24th June, 2009

What can happen when a Transition Initiative and its local authority work together: the Stroud story more...
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Visionaries: Peter Lipman

Ecologist

1st April 2009

Peter Lipman thought small to go large. more...
Sustainable city

Sustainable cities: the future of the human habitat

Hank Dittmar

1st June 2009

Guest editor Hank Dittmar presents a series of articles on the green cities of tomorrow, and explains why they hold hope for us all more...
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Government's ecotowns shortlist announced

News

3rd April, 2008

The governments ‘ecotowns’ shortlist was released today amidst controversy about their suitability and sustainability. more...
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Neighbourless Hoods

Paul Kingsnorth

1st December, 2005

Churches turned into pubs. Brooding Victorian warehouses replaced with sparkly identikit apartments. Family shops and independent cafes bankrupted by Starbucks, Tesco’s et al. When will we wake up to this grim, placeless reality? more...

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