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It's Global Warming, Stupid!

by Eric Moll

November 7th, 2012

Over 70 per cent of Americans now accept global warming as a scientific fact. Yet Climate Change were two words neither Romney nor Obama uttered during their presidential campaigns. So how likely is it that Hurricane Sandy will have been the catalyst to get the 1% (and second-term Obama administration) finally talking about it? more...
The Weeder's Digest: Identifying and enjoying edible weeds

The Weeder’s Digest

Andy McKee

17th July, 2012

Ever had trouble spotting your hogweed from your hemlock, or your coltsfoot from your charlock? It's a problem Andy McKee will never face again, thanks to Gail Harland's comprehensive new guide on edible weeds more...
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How to make your own booze

Hannah Corr

1st November, 2011

With no food miles, no additives and no duty involved, making your own alcohol saves both money and the planet. Hannah Corr explains how to get started more...

Dyed in the wool: why fleece is staging a comeback

The Ecologist

15th March, 2011

It’s recyclable, reusable and produced in Britain, so jettison thoughts of itchiness and give wool a try
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Peat free compost: why to use and which to buy

Andy Hamilton

13th May, 2010

An avid gardener road-tests two brands of peat free compost, and gives you a recipe to make your own more...
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How to dye clothes using natural methods

Andy Hamilton

26th January, 2010

Armed with a hand blender, a bucket, some wild plants and various kitchen cupboard ingredients you can give old clothes a new lease of life more...
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How to turn your excess fruit and veg into wine

Andy Hamilton

3rd November, 2009

Home brewing need not produce unpalatable dross. With this simple guide, you can use your gluts of marrows and pears to create cheap-and-cheerful signature wines more...
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How to forage a first aid kit

Andy Hamilton

6th October, 2009

Natural remedies don't have to be bought from a shop. Whether for stings, cuts or colds there's likely to be a medicinal plant growing somewhere nearby... more...
How to restore tired furniture

How to restore tired looking furniture: DIY tips

Andy Hamilton

8th September, 2009

There's life in that old sagging sofa yet. Restoring furniture is as easy as buying a throw or painting a wardrobe. Andy Hamilton explains how more...
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Cutting council emissions could create 70,000 green jobs

Ecologist

25th June, 2009

A drive to persuade county councils to cut their carbon dioxide emissions by 40 per cent by 2020 could result in as many as 70,000 green jobs, new research reveals more...
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Saving the world with the flick of a switch

Duncan Hodson

28th March, 2009

At 8:30pm on Saturday 28th March the world will be plunged into darkness. But fear not, this is not a cause for alarm but for celebration. more...
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Cautious welcome to UK Government's Heat and Energy Saving legislation

News

24th March, 2009

Campaigners give cautious welcome to Government’s decarbonisation programme more...

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