Browsing the "great britain" Tag

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Why Wind Power Works in the UK

In the UK, we have some of the most suitable weather for different types of renewable energy systems to work at their best. Although both solar and tidal power are renewable energy sources which are being put to good use already, it is wind power that has made the biggest impact on the general awareness of clean power generation.

October 4th

One Woman Battles the Bag… and Wins! (PPB #17)

Our friends at Eco-Libris have their guest post up, and it combines the themes of eco-heroes and plastic bags that we’ve already seen. After making a documentary on “about the devastating effect of plastic bags on marine life in Hawaii,” Rebecca Hoskings decided to do something about them in her little English village of Modbury. […]

Youthful Eyes on the Environment: English School Kids Take Charge

Editor’s note: Brenna Dardolph is a student at the University of Kansas who recently finished Prof. Simran Sethi’s course Media & the Environment. When we were seven, my good friend Julia’s parents finally quit smoking. The cause? Their little first grader’s nagging. As part of her elementary school curriculum, Julia was learning about the perils […]

June 25th