Posts tagged with "sustainable energy"

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By Ann Noon, PR and digital media manager
48 green energy organisations around the world are in the running for a prestigious sustainable energy award.
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By Simon Brammer, UK Programme Manager
How one new community energy model in Wales is transforming the electricity market and taking the Big Six on at their own game.
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By Rachel Kyte, CEO of SE4All
Where will clean energy be in 2024? Rachel Kyte, CEO of SE4All and Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General, shares her very compelling vision.
Simon Brammer
By Simon Brammer, Ashden UK Programme Manager
With less than two months to go until the general election, we recently asked our UK winners what the future government – whatever shade, or combination of shades, it may be could be doing to promote sustainable energy.
Emma-Louise Frost
By Emma-Louise Frost, Ashden Communications Officer
There has been a rush of positive stories from the sustainable energy world recently, from record-breaking statistics of the percentage of energy coming from renewable sources, to the world’s first eco-friendly mosque. Here are just some of the inspiring news stories I’ve seen over the last few weeks.
Julia Hawkins
By Julia Hawkins, Ashden PR and Digital Media Manager
Next up in our series of interviews with Women in Power, we have Catrin Maby, CEO of Severn Wye Energy Agency. She told me how she tackled challenging subjects at school to go on to study engineering at university - and her 'lightbulb' moment, learning about fuel poverty... 
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By Richard Dunne, Head Teacher, Ashley Primary School
Ladakh, the land of high passes, is a region in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir in the north of India. Nestling between the Kunlun mountains and the mighty Himalayas, it’s a remote part of the world, with many villages only accessible by foot or donkey. I was invited there by the Mahabodhi School outside the capital of Leh to help them develop a programme of learning that would give a greater sense of purpose to what the students learn and do at the school.
Julia Hawkins
By Julia Hawkins, Ashden PR and Digital Media Manager
In exactly one week's time it'll all be kicking off again – in the best possible way of course. Ashden Award finalists from as far afield as Myanmar, Cambodia, Tanzania and, er, Didcot, will be descending on London to join our annual celebration of the most exciting sustainable energy programmes and companies we’ve unearthed this year.
Anne Wheldon
By Anne Wheldon, Ashden Knowledge and Research Adviser
Early yesterday morning the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released the ‘Summary for policymakers’ of its latest review of global research. It looks at the impacts of climate change to date, the potential future impacts, and the possibilities for ‘adaptation’ – changing the way that we do things in order to live within these impacts.
Julia Hawkins
By Julia Hawkins, Ashden PR and Digital Media Manager
A fascinating RSA report published in December said we all have a responsibility as green practitioners to help shift the debate away from arguing whether or not climate change exists, and whose fault it is – to the solutions.