Boldly not going: zero-travel ‘touring’ play paves the way for eco theatre
Katie Mitchell’s new theatre production will arrive at the Barbican in London in April having already toured internationally without anyone involved getting on a plane or even crossing a border. The show, entitled A Play for the Living in a…
90-Year-old Woodcutter Built his Own Hobbit House Where He Lives in Charming Comfort (LOOK)
A woodcutter who built his own Hobbit house revealed he has never watched Lord of the Rings, but nevertheless lives in it almost off-grid despite being nearly 90. Great-grandad Stuart Grant moved into the cottage he bought as a wreck with no roof and no doors in 1984 while he was renovating a house, but […]
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Climate change affecting Africans negatively – Report – Punch Newspapers
Climate change has been having an adverse impact on the everyday life of Africans, a new report has indicated. The report by EnviroNews Nigeria, titled “88% of Africans believe climate change is already affecting their everyday life”, stated that 61…
World’s First Bed-and-Breakfast Powered By Electric Cars Offers FREE Luxury Nights in English Countryside
The world’s first car-powered bed-and-breakfast has opened to the public—with all power supplied by electric vehicles for a true off-grid experience. Situated outside of London in Essex, England, the secluded accommodation offers a quiet escape for two to the countryside—and the luxury stay is free for whichever winners are picked at random. Guests will enjoy […]
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Only 10 of 46 Least Developed Countries mention loss and damage explicitly in NDCs: Study
IIED urges countries to revise their NDCs before CoP27 and mention losses and damages
Rich Nations To Poor: Fossil Fuels For Me But Not For Thee
The rich world’s fossil fuel hypocrisy is on full display in its response to the global energy crisis triggered by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. While the wealthy G7 countries admonish the world’s poor to use only renewables because of climate concerns, Europe…
Harvard awards $1.3M to fund climate change solutions – Harvard Gazette
Harvard faculty and students are advancing solutions to climate change and its wide-ranging impacts through new scientific, technological, legal, behavioral, public health, policy, and artistic innovations. Ten research teams will share $1.3 million in the eighth round of the Climate…
Scientists Power a Computer Using Only Algae and Daylight to Make the Electricity
Researchers have used a widespread species of blue-green algae to power a microprocessor continuously for a yearâand countingâusing nothing but ambient light and water. Their system has potential as a reliable and renewable way to power small devices. Comparable in size to an AA battery, the system contains a type of non-toxic algae called SynechocystisÂ that […]
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Africa Finance Corporation: Three steps for Africa to combat climate change – Business Wire
LAGOS, Nigeria–(BUSINESS WIRE)–With hopes for countering global warming pinned on progress at the upcoming COP27 UN Climate Change Conference in Egypt, a new report from the Africa Finance Corporation (AFC), Africa’s leading infrastructure solutions provider, sets out the continent’s stance…
Wind And Solar Generated a Record 10% of the World’s Power in 2021 – Victory for Paris Agreement
Wind and solar generated over a tenth of global electricity for the first time last year. The milestone is more than double the number calculated when the Paris agreement was signed in 2015. Wind generation rose by 14% and solar power increased by 23% since last year. Combined, they rose by 17% overall worldwide. Taken […]
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