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Becoming Greener Guest Series: Powerstar

We love anything relating to energy. We love it even more when it’s technical. And we love it, even more, when it’s being used for the greater good: to reduce the effects of climate change.

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Green is the New Black for Facilities Management

In light of the UN’s recent Climate Change Report 2021, it’s never been more black-and-white: climate change is widespread, rapid, and intensifying. We’ve all got a part to play in limiting climate change; it’s a time-sensitive case of now or never.

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Achieving Sustainability in Supply Chains

Effectively speaking directly to the logistics and supply chain sectors, the 1987 Brundtland Report defines sustainable development as ‘producing and distributing goods in a sustainable way, taking account of environmental, financial, and social factors’.

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Climate Accountability and How to Stop the World From Burning

As the pandemic seems to find stability, an old antagonist beckons. While it had been briefly forgotten, the global climate crisis is, rightfully, back in the public eye. Only this time, the situation is far more dire than ever before, says the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).

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Fleeing Climate Change: The Growing Climigration Problem

‘Climigration’ is a phrase that has been introduced to describe those that have had to relocate because of climate change. The environmental consequences of climate change are increasingly threatening communities all over the world. It’s not hard to find news stories around towns and cities that have been devastated by fires, floods and rising sea levels. Environmental and government bodies have growing concerns over this type of displacement and what can be done to tackle it.

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Powered by a Microgrid: How Microgrids Work and Why They’re Becoming Popular

A few weeks ago, when the world opened up again – albeit only slightly – I trotted off to a campsite in North Yorkshire for some much-needed R&R and a little detachment from the grid. I was expecting the fully off-grid experience, but was pleasantly surprised to find a solar powered bathroom on the campsite. It seemed that the estate of the campsite was powered by its own microgrid, which got me thinking about off-grid and microgrid living…

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Why is Sustainable Cryptocurrency Such a Hot Topic in GreenTech Right Now?

It seems like everyone knows at least one person that made some cash on cryptocurrency this year. Early investors in Bitcoin, Ethereum and the meme coin, “DogeCoin” will have felt the benefit in the last few months and in some cases, earned themselves a life-changing amount of money. Though it has to be said, while financially this has been great news for many people, environmentally, it’s becoming rather bad news indeed, for all of us.

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