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Wednesday October 21, 2009

Inform...

How much longer will unsustainable working practices remain the norm?

Rainforest ImageIT and communications are becoming ever more advanced. Might home working soon replace the carbon intensive daily commute? Glance at any high street rush hour, and the environmental impacts of commuting become all too apparent. Notwithstanding more efficient, sustainable public transport, increased home working could change this, reducing emissions, stress and adding flexibility to our lives. Giles Crosse learns more... Read More »

Inspire...

Earth Pilgrim (5 of 6)

In this unique BBC 2 Natural World documentary Resurgence Editor Satish Kumar reflects on our connection to our natural environment. Using the traditional English landscape of Dartmoor as his natural muse he offers a very Indian perspective through the changing seasons.
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Connect...

The Learner First

Does the school system do its best to expand and excite young minds?

Education is one of the greatest gifts we have – but is it as good as it could be? Did you, or do you like school? Has anybody ever asked you what you think of it or how you would like it to be?

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Empower...

Capitalism - A Love Story

Capitalism: A Love Story is a 2009 American documentary film directed by and starring Michael Moore. The film centers on the financial crisis of 2007–2009 and the recovery stimulus, while putting forward an indictment of the current economic order in the United States and capitalism in general.

It's due to be released in the UK in February next year, but is already out in the US and Canada. See the trailer here...

Consider Us

UNEP FI will hold its first ever Global Roundtable in Africa in Cape Town on 22-23 October. Along with initiatives by, amongst others, the Green Building Council of SA and the Cape Town Partnership, this will mark Cape Town Green Week.

More information here...

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