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Star Trek symbol appears over London night sky to mark Earth Hour

Paramount Pictures supported this year’s Earth Hour with a special ‘Star Trek’ themed light display ahead of the release of the new film ‘Into Darkness’. In conjunction with Arts Electronica and Futurelab & Ascending Technologies, a fleet of quadrocopters flew into the … Continue reading

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Good, guilt-free groovebulbs…

Groovebulb has just launched a new range of LED bulbs to support Earth Hour! Groovebulbs use the latest in LED technology to reduce electricity consumption by up to 85%. So although the initial cost for a quality LED is more you can … Continue reading

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Green energy: ‘we can’t afford not to’

Has David Cameron has reasserted his green credentials and ended the debate within government on whether we tackle climate? Will the UK now go all in to win the race on renewable energy? Last year, the silence on climate change … Continue reading

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Green energy – who are the big players in the Six Nations?

The Welsh might have won rugby’s Six Nations tournament last year, but compared to their fellow competitors, they could do a lot better when it comes to making use of the power of the planet. So says passionate rugby supporter … Continue reading

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Why not dare your friends to sign up to Earth Hour?

From Tower Bridge and Big Ben to the Sydney Opera House, Brunei to Lithuania, the tallest building on the planet to an Inuit igloo, the world will once again celebrate the largest voluntary action for the environment as the lights … Continue reading

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Discovery Vertical 10K Marathon slated

MANILA, Philippines — Another keen competition is expected when Discovery Channel stages its second 10K Vertical Marathon on Feb. 12 at the 20-storey Stamford Executive Residence in Residences in McKinley Hill, Taguig… http://www.mb.com.ph/articles/348407/discovery-vertical-10k-marathon-slated

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China report spells out climate risks

Beijing – Global warming threatens China’s march to prosperity by cutting crops, shrinking rivers and unleashing more droughts and floods, says the government’s latest assessment of climate change, projecting big shifts in how the nation feeds itself… http://www.news24.com/SciTech/News/China-report-spells-out-climate-risks-20120118

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WWF’s Earth Hour – The global deal

TES — This film from WWF shows how in Copenhagen in December 2009, representatives from 190 countries will meet at the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change to adopt a new international agreement – the global deal – setting out … Continue reading

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WWF Launch Earth Hour

The Green Familia — WWF, the World Wildlife Fund, is one of the largest independent conservation organisations with more than five million supporters and a global network active in more than one hundred countries. The countdown to WWF’s Earth Hour … Continue reading

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WWF Earth Hour Awards

Introduced by WWF-Australia in 2011, the WWF Earth Hour Awards celebrate the outstanding actions of individuals, schools, communities and businesses across Australia going beyond the hour for a more sustainable planet…  http://www.yarraranges.vic.gov.au/lfs/Events_Grants_Awards/Grants_Awards/WWF_Earth_Hour_Awards

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