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The Ashden Blog
Meet the New Energy Pioneers
Delivering buildings that are both “functional and delightful”.
Lord Deben gives an upbeat take on the UK’s carbon targets
Switch off your lights and switch on your social power
2017 Ashden Awards: the finalists
Winning an Ashden Award is not the end of the journey
The tide is turning for energy generation from the oceans
Not all doom and gloom…
Ashden winners invest in the future
Longlist announced for the 2017 Ashden Awards
We're dreaming of a green Christmas...
Air pollution in the UK: a "public health emergency"
An unforgettable trip to Rwanda
Clinton vs. Trump: What do they mean for our climate?
We’ve now reached peak runway!
What do you get when you cross smart meters with community energy?
Bringing low cost refrigeration to off-grid communities
Meet Aasia, Hadia and Masajida
Ashden’s Party in the Park: Cooking for Life
Money-can't-buy auction prizes
How much energy does it take to check Facebook...
Rio's Energy Promise
We cannot leave anyone behind
School to school advice
Ashden Awards class of 2015 unite
Communities are the key to renewables in a post-subsidy world
Brexit - an initial reaction
At work, rest and play in London - 5 outstanding projects on NLA Ashden Prize shortlist
2016 Ashden Awards Week, a summary
2016 Ashden Award winners announced
How can we amplify electricity access? Highlights from the 2016 Ashden International Conference
Can energy really be smart?
Innovative Sharing: Catching up with 2015 Ashden Award winner Tapazz
Moving up the energy ladder: Rural community aspirations
Some advice for London's new Mayor
Could Bristol be the UK’s first Smart Energy City?
The New Kenya - Ten Years On
Proximity Designs: two years on
2016 Ashden Awards: the final 22...
Solar: the secure future for Swindon
7 things I didn't know before our #GreenBuildings conference
Clean energy firmly on one Presidential hopeful’s agenda
“Annus horribilis” ahead for UK sustainable energy sector?
Drumroll, please! We present the longlist for the 2016 Ashden Awards...
Let There Be Light!
A SHINE-y start to 2016
How to talk about COP21 to non-sector friends (without boring them)
Promoting travel in an environmentally responsible way
Who says you can’t watch three films in less than two minutes? – What we want to see from COP21
"Please, call me Nick"
There's good news and bad news...
Sir, you forgot to turn the lights off!
Are you a sustainable energy pioneer of the future?
Building a sustainable future with Grosvenor
And the winners are.....
Ringmer College brings sustainability to life
Care to join us on a journey?
Live twitter Q&A: What can pupils and schools do this new school year to become more sustainable?
SGFE’s ‘Creative Charcoal’ initiative
Seven is a magic number
Under the microscope: Hinkley Point C
Ed's adventures in India
Women's empowerment is on fire in Kenya
Proposed Feed-In Tariff cuts: what will happen to the UK renewable energy industry?
Water, Water Everywhere…
Seven ways to get your children into sustainability this summer (and save you money on your fuel bills)
Evolution from NGO to Sustainable Social Enterprise
Obama’s Clean Power Plan Prioritises Sustainable Energy Sources
Newcastle – A place where great minds meet
What can your country do for you?
Seeing really is Believing
Two sides of the same coin #Divest
The Pope’s Encyclical 2015: Laudato Si
There's no business like the business of energy
Join us at the 2015 Ashden Awards Ceremony
Ashden talks to Andrew Newman of Armstrong Energy Global
Martin Wright sees life transformed in Northern Pakistan
Ashden talks to Eugene Amusin of Citi Inclusive Finance
The business of energy access
Actions speak louder than words
Power shift? Building the evidence on energy access and women
Election 2015: Examining the main parties’ energy and environment policies
As clear as the air we breathe
10 reasons to get involved with Awards Week 2015
Closing the gap between building design and performance
An interview with Richard Hammond
Why tackling fuel poverty will help the NHS budget
Meet the 2015 Ashden Awards Judges
New government, new green policies?
International Women's Day 2015
Green dreams for the new government
5 tips for making greener travel choices in 2015
Who will buy our climate change stories?
Energy efficient behaviour change in the NHS
There’s no place like a warm home
Ashden Parliamentary Reception: A power for good
A round-up of Ashden winners' news
Catching up with our 2014 International winners
Alternative New Year goals
Ashden’s highlights of 2014
Grayling's Michael Saxton talks sustainability communications
Transforming the way half the world cooks: Report from the GACC Summit
Plop Plop! Find out what D&E Green Enterprises has been up to
Ashden lecture: Future Cities, with Sir David King
What's coming up at Ashden
An interview with Luke Ervine: Head of Environment and Energy, Eurostar
How to scale up the use of local renewable energy in India
Off.Grid:Electric: 6 months on
Ashden in conversation with Impax CEO Ian Simm
Energy demand: the neglected twin of renewables
Of sausage dogs and keyhole plugs: Tips on saving energy
From Ashden Award to national network.The Fit for the Future story so far
Empire State of Green
Ashden winners embrace Community Energy Fortnight
My first week at Ashden
It's the little things…how LESS CO2 helped an infant school win an Ashden Award
Stephen Lloyd – a great unsung hero for charities and sustainable development
Ideas for a sustainable staycation
Tenacious people can move mountains
Green by name…A LESS CO2 mentor shares his experiences
Let's ditch the low-carbon jargon
Good news for sustainable energy
Getting physical - at Sir George Monoux's eco gym
Women in Power: Jessica Paul, Off Grid Electric
Ashden winners making headlines
Women in Power: Catrin Maby, CEO, Severn Wye Energy Agency
The Good Life: The many benefits of community energy projects
Lessons and ideas for scaling up decentralised renewable energy in India
SolarAid: One year on from winning the Gold Award
Let there be Light: One woman's mission to bring clean energy to Tanzania
What support do energy access enterprises need to thrive?
Many hands make light (and other renewable technologies) work
Leadership and learning in Ladakh
The Ashden International Conference - building momentum for women and energy
Women in Power: Louise Wilson, Abundance Generation
Awards Week 2014: The social side of sustainability
A ‘newbie’s’ view of Ashden Awards Week 2014
How to get women into power
How selling energy as a service is meeting the poor’s energy needs
It's time to give women power
Ashden Awards 2014 – what to expect
A visit to First Wessex's interactive home
Mining data for energy-saving golden nuggets
What’s hemp got to do with zero-carbon buildings?
Interview with Ian Simm, Impax Asset Management
Let's travel into a sustainable future
Celebrating Earth Day 2014 - The Eco Educators among this year's finalists
The latest IPCC report – it’s time to ramp up mitigation efforts
Volts for Women
Breaking down the barriers to a community energy revolution
Too cool for school: Anne Wheldon visits 2014 finalist, Kéré Architecture
Post-its, partnerships and policies: Ashden's UK Alumni gather for a winning workshop
The latest IPCC report: There's no 'adaptation magic bullet'
Behind the scenes with Ashden assessors: David Fulford
International Women's Day: the role of energy
Ashden winners 'flickers of hope' on climate change
Ashden winners in the news
Behind the scenes with Ashden assessors: Martin Wright
UK floods: A wake-up call for action on climate change
Fuel poverty: An energy advisor's personal story
Cold Homes Week: Why we should support organisations tackling fuel poverty
Let’s celebrate sustainable energy heroes
How many incentives does it take to change a light bulb?
A winning formula for partnerships
Our top 10 tweeters of 2013
David Fulford visits biogas NGO SKG Sangha in Eygpt
Sustainable energy heroes of 2013
Ashden winners in the news
Black carbon part two: The climate impact of everyday devices
Freewheeling: What can London learn from Ghent's cycling success?
Cold killing: the truth behind the 'green taxes' debate
Black carbon: how it harms planet Earth and human health
Can sustainable energy combat sea level rises and extreme weather?
Fit for the Future network launch, 5 November 2013
The secrets of financing small-scale energy
Energy security - will the lights stay on this winter?
What we should really be doing about rising energy bills
People Power - Join the Fit for the Future Network
"Cycling should be about having fun, not going into battle"
Farm-based power: the future
One man's lift-sharing mission
Energy for agriculture – a missing piece of the puzzle
IPCC summary released tomorrow
It's all about sustainable energy in Cornwall this week
A year on from winning Gold: what's changed for SKDRDP?
Join SolarAid's solar lights crowdfunding campaign
The National Trust: one year on from its Ashden Gold Award
What can a small island can teach us about wind power?
Bihar villages benefit from biomass
Gyanesh Pandey, renewable energy rock star
India's energy agonies - a golden opportunity?
Why I am seeking crowd funding for my clean cookstoves factory
An LED light bulb lending legacy
Ashden reports from Base London
Small Islands and International Ashden winners attract global media attention
Ashden Awards 2013 - in tweets
Celebrate this year’s sustainable energy trailblazers with us
2013 Ashden Conference: Top tweets
2013 Ashden Awards Podcast #3: WWF-DRC, MicroEnergy Credits, Azuri Technologies
What can a large planet learn from small islands?
How to fall out of love with our cars
2013 Ashden Awards Podcast #2: International Finalists
Working together to cut carbon builds pride and purpose among schools and communities
A post-2015 goal for energy access – yes or no?
2013 Ashden Awards Podcast #1: UK cleantech pioneers
Ashden finalists show how to tackle fuel poverty
Can’t afford to invest in energy efficiency? There’s never been a better time.
Why we shouldn’t ban charcoal
Could India become a global leader in energy access for the poor?
Are we on the brink of a community energy revolution?
How community energy reached Malawi via Scotland
Suraj Wahab of Toyola Energy speaks to BBC Focus on Africa
Good Eigg: The Scottish island that runs on renewables
6 lessons in marketing to the poor
Starting the countdown to the 2013 Ashden Awards
Exploring Breakthrough Energy Innovations
A night to celebrate sustainable energy heroes
Ghanaian cookstoves entrepreneur Suraj Wahab shares his secrets
How I helped create a low-carbon school
How to keep our lights on? I know which choice I'd make
Green pester power: the secrets revealed
Cameron's speech: The benefits of energy efficiency go way beyond growth
Volunteering Towards a Zero Carbon Community
Ram pumps: a 19th century solution to a 21st century challenge
Energy access: How much is enough?
Catching up with Kenyan Ashden Award winners
Building a retrofit revolution in social housing
2012: A year to celebrate
The power of partnerships
The Government should dash for renewable energy and energy efficiency, not gas
Liftshare members: get 10% off your energy master plan
What's wrong with the new energy tariff proposals?
Energy efficiency – how much more research do we need?
iDE Hydrologic in Cambodia has flourished after winning an Ashden Award back in May
How to reduce your school’s fuel bills - and help save the planet
Three reasons why climate change made hurricane Sandy worse
Award-winning safe water programme improves health and saves trees
Eigg boosts its population after going green
How d.light's Ashden Award helped it brighten even more lives
Why more and more people love car sharing...a little video
Seeking sustainable energy champions in small island states
10 reasons to apply for an Ashden Award
What green energy posts get the most Facebook 'likes'?
Rethinking the concept of efficiency
It's time for the UK to lead the way in the low-carbon transition
Just how expensive is our energy?
Odyssey 2050: Using animation to educate children about climate change
UK energy security: finding a triple win
Sustaintech are leading the way for green business
Beyond anecdotes: Does energy access work for women?
An unexpected benefit of the Biogas Sector Partnership's programme in Nepal
Going for Gold: who’s winning on green energy?
India's slow, silent power crisis
Watch out - new micro-hydro obsession alert!
Biofuels and climate change pushing up food prices again
Financing sustainable energy: An optimistic view from Niki Armacost
Introducing your handbook for the home energy revolution
Life after an Ashden Award: an interview with Mohamed Parpia of Zara Solar
Vietnamese biogas initiative goes from strength to strength
Grameen Shakti supervisors learn how to operate biogas plants (photoblog)
Nurturing tomorrow’s sustainability leaders in UK schools
Base London: Envisioning smarter, greener cities
Rio+20: Affordable investment finance is key to achieving energy access
LESS CO2 but more skills, more money and much more fun...
Rio+20: Ashden Award winners' hopes, fears and expectations
Ashden Awards 2012: Media highlights
Ashden Awards 2012: Blog of blogs
Ashden Awards 2012 in pictures, videos, blogs and tweets
Top tweets from the Ashden Conference 2012
Student Switch Off: Turning ostriches into eco-warriors
Why Ashden? Kandeh Yumkellah's four reasons
Energy Access: Ending fossil fuel subsidies is only part of the story
Ashden Awards 2012 live blog
We won’t achieve the MDGs without tackling energy access
Still going for gold: Radian launches new eco-homes
Providing energy for women is key to tackling poverty
Sustainable travel: good for the economy, quality of life – and your love life!
THE green energy awards are only 3 weeks away – get your box of tissues ready!
Susan’s secrets of staff behaviour change
Energy for all: we have the ideas – what’s needed is political will
Land-based livelihoods get boost from sustainable energy services
Eco-homes open their doors for SuperHomes week - 17th - 25th March
Climate Week showing of ‘Life without Lights’ in DFID’s London HQ
Women breaking through in clean technology
Abellon opens a new solid biofuel manufacturing facility
Saving energy at school – two South West primary schools share their experience and tips
Sir David Attenborough: the best civilisations are those that live in harmony with the natural world, and that is still possible
Schools take action on energy in Devon and Cornwall
What do our winners say on feed-in tariffs?
EcoZoom brings 10,000 efficient cookstoves to Mexico
We’ll need a diversity of funding models to achieve a retrofit revolution
Ashden Indian Collective ushers in ‘International Year of Sustainable Energy for All’ to Asia
Get thinking and acting for Climate Week, 12-18 March
Green company Dulas comments on latest feed-in tariff consultation
I wanted to create an experience that people would remember
Powerful images bring home reality of life without light
People and Environment Award goes to pioneering CAT
Shining a light through the darkness at ‘Life without Lights’
DiCampo on the reality of energy poverty in Ghana
Biomass boilers and a solar powered launderette: “Three Hungry Boys” highlights clean energy
Two key launch pads for clean energy take place
Free master-class in February – ‘Financing and delivering the retrofit revolution’
Four ways the 2012 UN Year of Sustainable Energy For All can change the world
New report turns up the heat on our challenge to reduce CO2
Use a solar lamp at our exhibition 'Life without Lights'
Energy is becoming a scarce resource warns EU commissioner for the environment
UK could benefit from more wind power according to Ecotricity
2011: a year of milestones for Ashden winners
CEO of Severn Wye Energy Agency awarded an OBE in New Year honours
Juliet installs ‘A’ rated sash windows in her 100-year old ‘superhome’
Solar industry urges government to re-think cuts
Ashden India Collective spearheads off-grid renewable energy drive
Moving forward from Durban to convincing action on sustainable energy
Decentralised energy is equitable and pro-poor – opinion back from Durban
Leaders in Durban must seize the chance to drive forward clean energy
More than just an awards scheme
To be equitable, development must also be sustainable
Ashden Q&A with Juliet Davenport, Good Energy
Five years left to act against high-carbon ‘lock-in’
Julia Roberts speaks out for clean stoves on World Pneumonia Day
Tackling fuel poverty must be central to future energy policy
Ashden Q&A: Let’s do for fossil fuel addiction what we’ve done for racism and sexism
World Bank reviews impact of energy on women and girls
Which way for UK’s solar energy?
Ashden Q&A: Will RHI properly fuel the sustainable heating sector in the UK?
Trees Water & People bring clean stoves to Haiti
Ashden Q&A: We need to go beyond the Green Deal
Happy 10th birthday to ENWORKS
Join us in the global push for Energy for All by 2030
A lamp to light up your travels
Southwest schools complete second workshop on journey to save energy
Coop joins the drive for greener schools
Reducing emissions is not just good for the planet, it’s also good business
Taking control of our energy-sapping gadgets
Help your school go solar for just a fiver!
Legacy of Kirklees Warm Zone should motivate us
Today's BAE job losses: let's not lose a skilled workforce
Biogas in a Bottle
A green heroine of our time
ENWORKS saves businesses £100m to date
Win $100,000 for your Green Innovation
A Litre of Light
E.ON research shows top reasons households don’t insulate
Is biomass energy a threat for food production in the developing world? Our winners say not always.
Are you ready for 24 hours of reality?
Cooking ‘al fresco’ in Mike’s wood and the basics of clean cooking
Good energy, better energy, best energy; some thoughts on energy prices
Ashden winners shed light on distributing solar pv
Delays to the feed–in tariff undermine the UK's ability to plan ahead
Fancy some sustainable skills? Come and study at CAT!
Husk power: not just a powerhouse, but the beginning of social change
‘Green Streets’ project outlines some challenges to promising community energy projects
BIOTECH - new biogas products to meet growing demand in India
Government must value Education for Sustainability to face an uncertain future
A Zero Carbon Britain needs the right skills
Global renewables growth: the big story on developing countries and small-scale technology
BedZED Revisited! A flying visit to some very special homes
Energy Efficiency and renewables targets: What’s in a number?
Abellon’s biomass fuel pellets are set to transform energy for industry in India
Centre for Alternative Technology: Going Mainstream
Husk Power is leading the way for mini-grid energy in rural India
Transition Town Totnes: bringing neighbours together to learn to be sustainable and reduce energy use
ToughStuff International is driving sales for an affordable, flexible solar product
Severn Wye Energy Agency: An outstanding model for energy awareness and change in secondary schools
Aga Khan Planning and Building Service stands out for bringing warmth and comfort to homes in Northern Pakistan
Midlands Wood Fuel: An ancient fuel delivering modern, low-carbon heat
Husk’s finance model shows what success looks like for clean energy enterprise in India
Toyola: A brilliant African stove business realising big plans
Radian – setting the gold standard for social housing
Ashden Awards Ceremony 2011: Light, laughter and a new award for next year
Energy Minister Greg Barker says he wants to work with the Ashden Awards "to scale up the exemplary work"
The Guardian says Ashden Awards "ferret out extraordinary stories"
Ashden Awards Conference 2011: Inspiring stories and tough questions
Follow today's Ashden Awards Conference
What's the big deal with Bihar?
Good news about solar in the US, bad news about solar in the UK
Solar power in the Global South; an affordable alternative to rising kerosene prices
Energy minister says solar can "compete with the big boys"
Microgeneration ‘could’ be part of the Green Deal
Harish Hande's five steps for better rural energy access to the poor
Meeting of Ashden's UK Alumni in Manchester
Last year's Gold award winner Eigg shortlisted for another award this year
Making sure the Green Deal doesn't become the Green Dream
Clegg announces more details on the Green Investment Bank
As China rations electricity, even more reason to take note of our Chinese winners
ToughStuff tells All-Party Group to think in terms of billions
New low-cost solar lantern addresses "top priority" of children's education
Ashden Award finalists for 2011 announced today
Big donors, including the UK, should have done more to support Yunus
Armstrong & Miller - Climate Change
Low Energy Sustainable Schools programme launches in Devon and Cornwall
International Panel on Climate Change renewables report: go local to boost development
Will the MPs back warmer, greener homes? Surely it’s a no brainer!
Local ethanol now available for cookstoves in Ethiopian refugee camps
Green jobs in the USA - Gill reflects on what IPPR learning-exchange means for a UK green economy
Green jobs in the USA – Gill reports on days three and four of learning-exchange
"10 Climate Stories" but no renewables
Fruits of the Nile is now 90% organic and making the most of solar PV
With rising kerosene prices, solar lighting could help the poorest in East Africa
Being more sustainable: let's learn from the lessons we teach our kids at home
The biggest prison biogas system we know of – Anne re-visits KIST in Rwanda
REF launches new enterprise to bring affordable solar to Uganda
Installing off-grid solar PV
Could the world learn from Japan’s power-saving targets?
Suffolk County Council uses RHI to boost woodfuel uptake
Isle of Eigg boosts solar capacity during snow and sleet
FT says energy sector "ripe" for smart changes that monitor use of natural resources
St Columb's Gill Harper reports on her learning-exchange week in California
Rahimafrooz installs more than 200,000 solar systems in Bangladesh
Last year South Farnborough Infants followed our LESS CO2 programme. This year they're going even further
Okehampton College achieves another 25% drop in gas across year
Budget blow to zero carbon homes
This is the big one in today's budget
In the US, suburban shopping malls can become green community spaces
As Climate Week shines light on "real practical examples", there are wider lessons to learn
Sonia Gandhi says most of climate debate has been "gender blind"
Red noses support Wangari's Green Belt (among other things)
Ashden Awards and GVEP International publish carbon finance guide
Arup director Peter Head outlines his vision for the "ecological age"
Five new reports show efficiency measures bring jobs, savings and CO2 reductions for businesses across the Northwest
Heinberg on ‘the end of growth’
Government announces policy "to revolutionise how heat is generated and used in buildings"
US criticises Bangladesh over removal of Yunus from Grameen Bank
Gender equality involves communities having access to clean energy
Spain moves quickly to reduce oil imports by 5%
We need a new economic model, says Heinberg, oil can no longer sustain the current one
Huhne says the government will speed up efforts to move away from oil
To communicate 'climate change' you need to think about 'mind change'
How will we retrofit 26 million UK homes?
Ban Ki-moon calls on Hollywood to help get across the idea of "sustainability"
Are wood-burning stoves the greenest way to heat your home?
Rapid rise in oil prices shows "how little slack there is"
As oil hits high today of $109 a barrel, and Gaddafi threatens his own people, the case for renewables gets ever stronger
Eco-location, eco-location, eco-location
Transforming the face of energy: solar across Asia, Africa and Latin America
Solar companies consider legal challenge over subsidies
You can follow today's State of Green Business Forum tweet by tweet
Oscar-nominated movie "Gasland" lifts lid on gas industry's darker side
Ashden Award winners to receive free technical support from ERM in new initiative
Architects need to work with behavioural scientists to understand how people use energy within buildings
Ashden Award winners to receive free technical support from ERM in new initiative
D.light launches microfinance project to bring solar to poorest in Northern India
Recent events in Egypt highlight the delicate balance between oil, food prices and political stability
Technologies changing the face of energy: biogas projects in Asia and Africa
How events in Egypt affect oil prices
d.light design shortlisted for Financial Times ArcelorMittal "Boldness in Business" Award
Government warns UK firms to make better use of resources
If you missed IEA's chief economist "saying the unsayable", slides from the talk are now online
South Korean officials spend this morning studying Suffolk County Council’s approach to woodland management
To feed eight billion people in 2030, we need to remember our food system is linked to our energy use
In current financial climate, ENWORKS shows that resource efficiency can save your business
Sir John Beddington warns of world food crisis. Here's three steps you can take to help
Ashden judges pick this year's shortlist
Pace of transition to cleanstoves "worryingly slow"
Five more schools on way to becoming sustainable with Ashden's LESS CO2 programme
The IEA's chief economist Fatih Birol says the unsayable
John Doggart says biggest challenge facing Green Deal is "building up our knowledge, skills and infrastructure"
Architype's Jonathan Hines explains why the "passivhaus" approach works best
Neil MacGregor shows solar lamp to Ashden Awards guests: "What people have always hoped for is now a reality"
Energyshare is a new social network for renewable energy projects
Low-carbon, local energy technologies will help tackle pressures of population growth says report by Institute of Mechanical Engineers
Jeremy Leggett argues that Queensland floods show interconnections between financial, climate and energy crises
MARD and SNV reach 100,000 digesters in Vietnam
UK gas storage at five-year low
Save energy, save money: insulate your loft
Yes, the feed-in-tariff could shift the way we consume energy
Could the UK follow Germany’s lead in changing feed-in-tariffs to get us to use our own energy ?
New year, new energy saving installation? If so, YouGen.co.uk is a good place to start
Happy New Year!
Best Ashden Moments 2010: Sarah picks the moment the 100th Object was unveiled
Best Ashden Moments 2010: Mike picks his trip to the Isle of Eigg
Best Ashden Moments 2010: Jo picks seeing the installation of a biogas plant in India
Best Ashden Moments 2010: Mariana picks the launch of the Ashden India Collective
Energy security - how saving energy at home and work can help
Best Ashden Moments 2010: Gloria picks Sir David Attenborough's speech
Best Ashden Moments 2010: Anne picks the moment GERES sold its one millionth cookstove
UK National Grid issues first Gas Balancing Alert of the winter
Existing Homes Alliance advises Green Deal: benefits would mean less CO2, more local jobs & lower energy bills
Best Ashden Moments 2010: Simon picks the publication of Power to our neighbourhoods
If Chris Huhne doesn't back renewables, the costs will be even higher
Best Ashden Moments 2010: Carla picks the moment AIDFI won BBC World Challenge
The Cancun agreement on "technology transfer" is short on detail
Award-winning presents for Xmas: solar lamps
Best Ashden Moments 2010: Jane picks the moment the finalists arrived in London
The idea that Britain can either have clean energy or cheap energy ignores the third option: saving energy
If shipping were a country, it would be the 6th biggest carbon emitter in the world. Now a database monitors it.
In a Senegal village, one wind turbine leads to a "building boom"
Award-winning presents for Xmas: Eco Top Trumps
D.light solar lanterns attracts wide interest at BA's conservation day
Chris Huhne says insulating homes "a no brainer"
As three companies raise energy bills, here are nine award-winning solutions
Nine solutions that work to combat rising fuel prices
GERES argues in Cancun for changes in CDM funding to help poorest communities
Helping to lift people out of poverty also cuts carbon emissions
Cancun delegates discussing "technology transfer" should remember that it's already happening
Practical Action's new report highly relevant to Ashden winners
Ashden-winner AIDFI wins BBC's World Challenge
Our winners broadcast globally over the weekend
New list ranks top US states for solar energy
Award-winning presents for Xmas: energy monitors
Most popular 10 blogs in November
Steve Chu says US faces "Sputnik moment" with clean energy
How to talk about "sustainability"
The Economist backs renewables as "a matter of justice"
Three reasons why solar portable lights have a big future in Africa
Award-winning presents for Xmas: the cookstove
UK faces double whammy of price rises and Arctic weather
Ashden winners go to INSEAD for advice on how to scale up
AIDFI now in top three for BBC World Challenge
D.light's solar lighting changes 2 million lives
The Green Deal "needs to be flexible" to help the fuel poor
Green Apple award goes to Eritrean cookstoves
TV viewers get a tour of Juliet's SuperHome
Save energy, save money: cavity walls
Forget 3% cuts: companies need big hairy audacious goals
College students cutting energy compete to be "biggest loser"
Chris addresses delegates from 12 sub-Saharan countries on solar and stoves
This evening's live webinar on campaigning and climate change
Sir David picks 12 photographers for sustainability prize
Harish says, "Look at the need, tailor the product"
IEA calls for end of government subsidies for fossil fuels
Is a Republican town in Kansas the greenest in the world?
ITV visits house with energy bills of less than £100 a year
Live blogging and tweeting the webinar on climate change
Public turns up to see how Juliet turned a small cold dark house into a SuperHome
Antiques Roadshow ends with thoroughly modern 100th Object
Dale reaches 120mph in wind-powered car
Neil MacGregor on what the 100 Objects teach us
AIDFI works hard for votes in last week of BBC World Challenge
Geological Society says emitting more CO2 "likely to be unwise"
Five of the toughest energy questions for scientists
Delegates at the Hague this week are looking for 'climate smart' solutions: we suggest a few
Most popular 10 blogs in October
Zardari sees opportunities in Pakistan for 'massive investment' in renewables
First and largest referendum on clean energy policy
Tonight's TV: "priceless goodies and quirky too"
This Sunday you can visit Juliet's SuperHome
40 years of you and your energy
Brazil elections "pivotal time" for two Ashden winners
The world according to David Attenborough
Mike set to save £500-£600 on gas and electricity
Top energy scientists answer 'toughest' questions
How to turn a small, cold, dark house into a SuperHome
When electricity boards went on the offensive
Gamesa invests €150 million in offshore wind in UK
Energy Saving Week: Ashden winners tackle energy-saving in businesses
Three simple energy-saving steps could save £2 billion
Obama says energy efficiency will get US "quarter of the way there"
South Africa plans biggest solar plant in world
Energy Saving Week: how Ashden winners tackle energy saving in communities
100 objects in 5 minutes with solar lantern at 4 mins 50 secs
This week is "Energy Saving Week"
Nick Stern says solar power can free communities from corrupt practices
In one hour from the sun, we get enough energy for a year
100th Object introduces us to "the noise of a new day"
100th object reminds us of extraordinary amount the semiconductor transistor has done for 21st century life
100th object going "to change the way we think"
After today's 99th object, one more to go
Decc fares better than Defra in CSR 2010
Nef, WWF and Green Alliance respond to CSR cuts
Energy efficiency now key consideration for new homes
Siberian swans focus minds on winter insulation
Action on biodiversity must address multiple issues
Action-packed day of blogging about water
Blog Action Day | Power through water
Blog Action Day | Ram pumps provide fresh water for 50,000 people
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Mike visits The Recycled House
Neil MacGregor says "more equal planet has to be more sustainable planet"
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Top of the agenda
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Transitioning to a low-carbon world in 60 seconds
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Zara Solar wins Lighting Rural Tanzania competition
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Simon on financing local sustainable energy projects
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Power for Life
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Aprovecho Rocket Stove videos
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Blog Action Day 2009
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Low Carbon Leadership
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Small is... Festival!
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New website for BIOTECH India
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WoodGas stove demo
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Job vacancy with Architype / Oxford Brookes Uni
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MD of Ecotricity appears on Rich List 2009
Wood Energy go big with biomass
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Budget announcements on the environment receive mixed reactions
Visiting Fruits of the Nile in Uganda
World Bank 2009 Global Development Marketplace
Costing the Earth: A Burning Solution
UK wind farm investment cut
Ashden Awards channel launches on Green TV
Power to the People
LCBP support for solar runs out
British scientist gets serious on making the energy numbers add up
Ringmer College Races Ahead with Green Initiatives
Professor Muhammad Yunus video
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Ashden Awards Winter Reception
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Ashden Awards winners in the Independent
Getting your message out with social media
Carbon price crash
AID Foundation joins Clinton Global Initative
Svati Bhogle interviewed by Energia
Nepal struggles with electricity shortages
Small wind turbines criticised
Onil stove on NPR
New SELCO blog
State of the World 2009: Into a Warming World
Financing domestic biogas plants
Sustainable Energy - without the hot air
Charcoal prices soar in Uganda
Intelligence Squared Green Festival on Climate Change
Global solar report card
Solarcentury at Poznan
REDP article in Renewable Energy for Development
Cookstoves in the Economist
Ashden Awards at COP14 in Poznan, Poland
Is it time for transition?
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Trewin Restorick writes for the Guardian
Sustainable housing awards 2008
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Climate Change: the cost of inaction
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Trees, Water and People awarded Seal of Excellence
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Solarcentury Youtube page
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