Archive for March, 2009

Watching CO2 levels

Tuesday, March 31st, 2009 by Nigel

Current CO2 Level in the Earth's Atmosphere

I just came across the rather disturbing chart below showing CO2 levels in the atmosphere at CO2NOw, and a link to a widget showing current CO2 levels – see above. (350ppm is considered to be the ‘safe’ level by the way).


Turn your lights off for one Earth Hour

Friday, March 27th, 2009 by Nigel

Turn your lights off on Saturday at 8.30pm for Earth Hour a global initiative from WWF to get 1 billion people to ‘vote with their lights’ and show support for the planet.


Age of Stupid: climate change film premieres

Friday, March 13th, 2009 by Nigel

This Sunday sees the launch of The Age of Stupid, the new UK eco-film which has already won several awards and excellent reviews:


Making Mother’s Day Meaningful

Thursday, March 12th, 2009 by Nigel

I don’t know about you but I always struggle with what to get my mum for Mother’s Day, (22nd March this year in case you’d forgotten). Most years she gets a hasty card and sometimes flowers, but I always wish I could come up with something more original, and not just send something for the sake of it.


Ways to Save the Planet

Friday, March 6th, 2009 by Nigel

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There’s a great series on TV at the moment: Ways to Save the Planet, Sundays 7pm on the Discovery Channel. My friend, and fellow Brighton resident, David Herman produced the series, so I urge you to watch it.

As climate change and the effects of global warming appear to be moving much faster than we thought, the only…


How Much We Earn

Wednesday, March 4th, 2009 by Nigel

Not that this relates much to anything eco, I just got sent some interesting info by one of our suppliers (thanks Jim), and I thought I’d pass it on:

I stumbled across a couple of interesting articles recently.
The first was linked to a program that BBC2 made last year which divided Britain’s workers into 10 different pay brackets, which gave rise to some quite curious comparisons. Here are some examples…