This Spanish company has created a lightweight portable functional solar panel

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by Marc Prats

Posted on November 7, 2018


This Spanish company has created a lightweight portable functional solar panel

‘Top Innovations’ is the company behind the solar panel that you can see above. Its creator, Jesus Guijarro, claims he created this portable panel to make solar powered electricity more accessible to everyone.   This patented solar panel is modular as it triples in size when opening up the side-panels and it includes a manually-lifted powerful spotlight…

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Dunkirk (France) is setting a new standard for free public transport

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by Marc Prats

Posted on November 5, 2018


Dunkirk (France) is setting a new standard for free public transport

Dunkirk is the biggest European city to offer public transport completely for free, for everybody and every single day of the year.  Some big cities, such as Barcelona or Madrid, limit the amount and the type of cars that can drive through their streets during certain times of the year when the air quality is low…

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EU proposes new rules - say bye to single-use plastics

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by Marc Prats

Posted on October 29, 2018


EU proposes new rules - say bye to single-use plastics

We may not think about it too much, but everything that we do has a repercussion in our surroundings. Pollution comes in many forms, but there is one that causes great harm even though we don’t realise it.   Plastic builds up a shocking 85% of all litter found in the oceans, rivers and seas around the planet…

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Reset your biological clock and sleep pattern with a week of camping

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by Marc Prats

Posted on October 15, 2018


Reset your biological clock and sleep pattern with a week of camping

Do you remember those holidays when your parents decided to drive for hours to a camping area just to be in touch with nature a bit more? Do you think they did it just like any other holiday? I don’t think so…

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Make smart choices. We can still save the Earth by 2030

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by Marc Prats

Posted on October 12, 2018


Make smart choices. We can still save the Earth by 2030

Not all hope is lost.   In the last few years, we have witnessed the increase in global temperature, polluting gases and the size of the hole in the ozone layer…

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You won't have to pay tax for using solar energy in Spain anymore

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by Marc Prats

Posted on October 11, 2018


You won't have to pay tax for using solar energy in Spain anymore

A few days ago, the Spanish government announced that it had banned the existing tax on solar powered homes.   A few years ago, the same government announced that anyone who wanted to use solar panels in their homes would have to give a fixed percentage of the energy produces to the tax office…

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Discover the new air-filtering buses in the UK

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by Marc Prats

Posted on October 8, 2018


Discover the new air-filtering buses in the UK

Could you imagine a busy city with no pollution? Go-Ahead Group has put a plan in place for city buses to start filtering the air as they drive around. Public transportation is one of the best ways to move around and one of the most environmentally healthy means of transport due to the large number of people they can carry at the same time…

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Greener growth could add around £20 trillion to world economy by 2030

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by Isabel Rubio

Posted on September 21, 2018


Greener growth could add around £20 trillion to world economy by 2030

Strong action to combat climate change could cumulatively add at least £20 trillion to the world economy by 2030, according to a study which seeks to dispel fears that a shift from fossil fuels will undermine growth.The Global Commission on the Economy and Climate, which includes former heads of government, business leaders and economists, said there was "unprecedented momentum" toward greener growth that would boost jobs and countries' economies.Bold climate action could deliver at least …

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Record numbers of volunteers set to clean up UK beaches last weekend

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by Isabel Rubio

Posted on September 14, 2018


Record numbers of volunteers set to clean up UK beaches last weekend

The organizers of the annual Great British Beach Clean said they didn’t expect to see record numbers of volunteers at more beaches than ever before last weekend’s UK-wide event. The Marine Conservation Society (MCS) had been running the four-day beach cleaning event for the last 24 years. In 2017, 6,944 volunteers attended beach cleans at 339 locations across the UK, from the north of Scotland to Cornwall, Northern Ireland and the Channel Islands…

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Istambul Metropolitan Municipality have a innnovative recycling idea

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by Isabel Rubio

Posted on September 11, 2018


Istambul Metropolitan Municipality have a innnovative recycling idea

Istambul has decided to install vending machines that recycle plastic in subway stations, this initiative tries to reduce the number of tonnes of waste. This idea can be beneficial for commuters, encourage people to recycle interchange plastic waste for free transportation.The city has installed at the moment 25 vending machines in the main stations…

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