Category Archives: Media

100 Days to Copenhagen … counting down to the climate summit in December 2009.

  The official launch of the TckTckTck campaign and global partner campaigns was launched 28th August. With 100 days until the most important meeting of our times, TckTckTck is here to show that the world is ready for bold climate … Continue reading

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Pimp my Eco-pad

Not only is Marcus Brigstocke a very funny and talented comedian, he’s also a climate comedian.  No laughs at the expense of the environmentalist but in support of them. It must be very hard to write material that will make … Continue reading

Posted in Carbon footprint, Climate change, Energy, Films Movies TV, General, Green TV, Housing, Media, Music, Recycling, Sustainablity, Thinking outside the box, UK, Water | 2 Comments

Greenpeace USA activist training

image: activists today are creative everywhere for all sorts of causes. From Greenpeace; Greenpeace is now accepting Fall 2009 applications for the Greenpeace Organizing Term, a semester of intense activist training for college undergraduates, ages 18-24. The Greenpeace Organizing Term … Continue reading

Posted in Campaigns, Media, Nature & Conservation, Nuclear, Oceans, Politics, Protest, US, Youth | 2 Comments

Coffee House 400,000

The Coffee House has reached 400,000 hits this week. Thank you all. Today is Financial Fools Day (scroll down to event listing), also known as Storm the Banks. The world’s most powerful leaders are here in London. Obama meets the … Continue reading

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To kill a mockingbird

Roxana Robinson writes in the International Herald Tribune, ‘And if that mockingbird don’t sing’. She writes; I live on an ordinary city block: concrete and pavement, urban and austere. Behind our apartment building there’s a meager garden space, hollowed out … Continue reading

Posted in Biodiversity, Climate change, Disease, Media, Nature & Conservation, Sustainablity, Urban, US, Wildlife | Tagged , | 13 Comments

Radio 4: Time and Tide – The Severn Barrage

  Update: government annouces short list for Severn energy options …. and further consultation. See here. BBC reporter Miriam O’Reilly explores the viability of the Severn barrage project, potentially the biggest, most expensive and most controversial source of sustainable energy … Continue reading

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The BBC’s Science & Environment section.

If you are looking for a daily update on environment news one page you should bookmark is the BBC’s Science & Environment section. We are pleased at The Coffee House that the BBC has finally renamed this section to include … Continue reading

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Virtual government; going web 2.0

Whatever country you’re from you’ll know how expensive it is to run a government. The person representing your area has to travel a lot for sessions at the centre of power. And what do they do when they get there?; … Continue reading

Posted in Academia, Business, Campaigns, Carbon footprint, Climate change, Design, Economics, Energy, EU, Fashion, Funding, Information portal, London, Media, Media Resources, People, Politics, Sustainablity, Technology, Thinking outside the box, Transport, UK, UN, US | Tagged , , | 13 Comments

Russians wipe out forests with no replacement policy

Jonathan Dimbleby’s BBC ‘Russia’ programme, recording his travels through the vast country of Russia is fascinating. Last night he headed east into Siberia. Part of this trip showed loggers at work in the huge forests, using their machines to fell … Continue reading

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Sunday Times Top 50 Best Green Companies

“The Sunday Times Best Green Companies Awards is a project designed to encourage, acknowledge and publicise businesses and other organisations, which are striving to improve their environmental performance. The 50 companies listed in this report are all pioneers – enterprising, … Continue reading

Posted in 'Green' investments, Business, Buying Green, Campaigns, Carbon footprint, Climate change, Economics, Education, Energy, General, Information portal, Media, Nature & Conservation, Politics & Policy initiatives, Renewables, Sustainablity, Technology, Thinking outside the box, UK | 4 Comments