Low and Behold will be at the World Water Week in Stockholm over the August Bank Holiday weekend. We’re interested in understanding the different circular economy initiatives that are going on in this sector and the different ways we value water. If you are there, we’d love to see you, so do get in touch.
In September I wrote an article for Fabiana magazine that also appeared on the Fabians website. The article explains Collaborative Capitalism and can be downloaded below if you missed it first time around. Fabiana Autumn 12 article
It’s been a grim week already on the economic news front, as we bounce from the Libor rate fixing scandal to resignations and fines in the face of wrong-doing. Just a quick look at this week’s headlines in the FT shows Bob Diamond leaving Barclays, GSK fined $3billion by the US authorities and an ex-Glencore.
Glas Cymru, the not-for-profit parent company of Welsh Water has announced a massive spending programme for the next three years, which it says will create 1,500 jobs. Chris Jones from the company says it is able to do this in part because of its not-for-profit model in an article in this week’s Guardian.
Riversimple – Revolutionary Personal Transport Has Arrived Start: Who, or what are Riversimple? 5 min: What is a hydrogen fuel cell and how does a hydrogen fuel cell car work? 9 min: Mass decompounding explained 10 min: The car company that doesn’t sell cars 12 min: Car materials – carbon fibre versus steel 15 min:.
Last week the ONS released the official statistics that show we are once again in recession. As the table I’ve copied here, and the explanation summary that goes with this table state: “..total output has declined by 0.5 % over the last two quarters. The economy has not expanded at all over the last year. Since.
This podcast discusses what you need to do to get a community-owned solar PV project up and running. Ben Whittle and Philippa Roberts talk about the issues faced in Leominster, Herefordshire. Start: How Ben became involved 3min: Why a solar co-op? 6 min: Who else is involved and why? 9 min: How to set up.
I recently interviewed Ben Whittle, a founding Director of the Leominster Community Solar Co-op. This Herefordshire based community project aimed to put a large solar PV array on the local sports centre; owned and funded by people who lived in the area. Unfortunately, the launch event happened a matter of days before the Government’s first.