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Hawaii closes last-standing coal plant and strives for renewables

Hawaii closes last-standing coal plant and strives for renewables

In light of ambitious US green targets, several states are moving towards renewable energy. For the Hawaiian islands, that means closing its last standing coal-powered facility.   This week, the Governor of Hawaii David Ige announced that the state’s last remaining coal-fuelled power plant had halted operations for good. The arrival of the facility’s last coal shipment in July signalled a major turning point for Hawaii’s reliance on its most pollutant sources...

By London, UK
The bottled water scam is destroying the planet and our pockets

The bottled water scam is destroying the planet and our pockets

Ever thought about why we choose to spend money on something we can get free from the tap? Is there really any benefit to drinking bottled water – or is this $283 billion industry the ultimate case study in powerful marketing?  Water has always been the de-facto drink for achieving health and wellness. This narrative has ensured bottled water is one of our favourite beverages, with market giants like...

By Brighton, UK
Greenpeace drops boulders in the ocean to prevent bottom trawling

Greenpeace drops boulders in the ocean to prevent bottom trawling

In an effort to prevent the destructive industrial fishing method of bottom trawling, Greenpeace has planted 18 large boulders on a seabed off the UK coast. Plans to continue the act of ‘protest’ today, however, have been blocked. It’s safe to say that ocean conservationists are in the ‘last resort’ phase when it comes to dealing with perpetrators. If you haven’t heard of ocean trawling before, it refers to arguably the...

By London, UK
Forest Green Rovers lead charge on eco-friendly football

Forest Green Rovers lead charge on eco-friendly football

Based in Gloucestershire, the Forest Green Rovers are the world’s greenest football club. Their latest aims are to reduce CO2 emitted during travel to and from games and to build a modern stadium made entirely out of timber. It’s unfortunate that most of the things we enjoy emit greenhouse gases into the atmosphere. Whether it’s flying out on holiday, going on road trips, or eating a yummy burger – our knowledge...

By London, UK