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Oxfam forecast that key foods could increase by between 120% and 180% by 2030

By 2030, the average cost of key crops could increase by between 120% and 180%, the charity Oxfam forecasts. “The food system must be overhauled if we are to overcome the increasingly pressing challenges of climate change, spiralling food prices and the scarcity of land, water and energy,” said Barbara […]

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Nuclear power plants in Germany to close by 2022 1

Germany’s ruling coalition says it has agreed a date of 2022 for the shutdown of all of its nuclear power plants. Environment Minister Norbert Rottgen made the announcement after a meeting of the ruling coalition that lasted into the early hours of this morning (Monday 30/05/2011). http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-13592208 TweetShare on Facebook

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Is the UK Governments pledge of greenest government nonesense?

As we have seen before, as with the Last Government and all its talk about being the Greenest Government and how it “Leads the way” in Europe over Green Policy, once again we are seeing the Green Agenda “Hi-JACKED” in the persuit of Power. Is this another example of how […]

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Green ISP offers Latest FTTC (Fibre ADSL) with speeds up to 40Mb/s

Because the service is delivered over a fibre-optic cable from the exchange to the new fibre cabinet close to your property, this service will offer a much higher speed than any ADSL or ADSL2+ service (including LLU) currently on the market. Most properties are going to be within 500 metres […]

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Facebook shares green data centre technology. Green ISP have been aware of the need for this since 2003, so what is the delay?

Data centres use vast amounts of electricity to run their computer equipment  and also to keep it cool (as most Green ISP Fans will already have been made aware). Environmental group Greenpeace has estimated that their total global energy use will have reached 2 trillion kw/h by 2020. Facebook says […]

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Internet service providers have asked the government to intervene over the price being set to give them access to BT’s physical infrastructure.

ISPs argue that the prices set by BT are four to five times higher than their underlying costs. BT said that its prices were reasonable and laid down the gauntlet to rivals. Green ISP agrees with BT Wholesale, they have to recoup thier investment somehow, otherwise BT,s competitors should do […]

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Quantom quantum computing device shows that, after years of development, real quantum computers may be on the horizon.

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“In the absence of trees, our communities would simply collapse,” states Andrew Dokurugu, a project officer for Tree Aid.

Speaking from the charity’s West Africa offices in Burkina Faso, he explains how trees are vital for poor rural villages to survive in the long-term.

“We are looking at ways to promote sustainable agriculture and agroforestry,”

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Computer memory heralds green PCs 1

A new form of computing memory which could lead to faster starting, user-friendly computers has been developed by US researchers. The device, developed by a team at North Carolina State University, claims to combine the advantages of two commons forms of memory used today.  (Read more …) TweetShare on Facebook

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