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Green homes can help solve the housing crisis

00   Nick Rosen talks at Port Eliot Festival, Sunday 22nd July *Author of HOW TO LIVE OFF-GRID launches plan to build homes for less than £50,000 ($80,000). *They consume 25% of average energy and water *Using the new Localism Act … Continued

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Nick Rosen on CNN

00   Off-Grid founder Nick Rosen is interviewed on CNN today. The article puts Off-Grid living into the context of Copenhagen.  In the interview given at the start of the climate talks, Rosen dismissed the whole process,saying it had no chance … Continued

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My Off-grid plan

00   Treetop Jen has returned home to the UK, and now she is wondering how to reshape her life. Aim: to live off-grid in the back of  a minibus, simply parked in a  ‘normal’ town, with a job in the … Continued

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Reclaiming “Green”

Writer Keith Farnish takes up the cudgels to support the word “Green” in an ongoing debate over whether the word is now so over-used its meaningless.

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I resign from eco-committee

00    Eco-town Minister 3rd from left The UK administration’s plans for new eco-towns are increasingly threadbare, and Labour ministers are rowing back from earlier commitments. As reported in The London Times, I am therefore resigning from the committee which … Continued