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Oil at $100 a barrel – forecast

Telecommuting is not going to solve this one Last year we predicted oil prices would reach $50 a barrel. Now $50 is the new floor for prices, rather than the ceiling. This year, forecasts of $100 a barrel oil are … Continued

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12 off-grid holiday locations

eco-resort, eco-tourism, ecotourism,ecotorismo, Australia, Costa Rica, Fiji, Barbados, Bolivia, New Zealand, Egypt, Canada, Sri Lanka, Green Globe, World Travel & Tourism Council,



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Hockerton Housing Project Master Class

Learn off-grid technologies Hockerton Housing Project Master Class/Tour is a one day a practical case study of sustainable off-grid living, on July 14th 2005. The Hockerton Housing Project (HHP) is an innovative residential sustainable development in the village of Hockerton … Continued

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The world’s best motorbike

At last- a hip electrobike Until now, electric scooters have been the poor relations of the two-wheeled world. They look bad, they go slow, and they have to be charged up every few miles. But the US-made Vectrix is a … Continued

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Free fitness and a cleaner UK

Volunteers wanted Hundreds of ‘green volunteering’ activities are being organized in May to combat the stress and strains of modern living. In an attempt to improve the nation’s health and happiness you can volunteer outdoors at ‘taster sessions’ of the … Continued

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Better off? The Brende family John Locke, whose philosophy influenced the US Constitution, introduced the notion of individual rights and individual property to its pre-eminent place in Western political thought. According to Eric Brende in his fascinating book Better Off … Continued

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London building claims zero fossil energy

No power bills here, dear A property developer has launched an energy self sufficient block of flats in London. Yorklake Homes said the four flats generate all their own energy from non fossil fuels within the site boundaries. Designed by … Continued