Archive for 'South West'

Olympic and Paralympic sustainability boost for Weymouth »

Defra's sustainable development team reports on the range of activity over the last seven years to ensure that Weymouth enjoys a sustainability boost from its part in the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Understanding sustainable development in practice »

Dr Sarah Hills of UWE considers the need for better understanding of sustainable development and how to put it into practice, introducing a new masters course to equip students with skills for a sustainable future.

Painting the town green to inspire change »

Paul Rainger, curator of Bristol's BIG Green Week (9-17 June) describes the motivation for the festival, which is celebrating the great ideas that are slowly transforming the world we live in to a more sustainable place.

The Big Green Bundle: engaging staff on green issues »

The Big Green Bundle is a new toolkit designed to help organisations deliver in-house staff engagement campaigns to support reduction of CO2 emissions, drawing on Defra's environmental segmentation model.

Think global, act… personal: sustainable development and the future of social care »

Catherine Max describes innovative work by the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) and Bristol City Council to explore whether personalisation can stimulate the market for environmentally sustainable services.

Renewable energy from wind and wave in the South West »

Two ambitious projects are developing renewable energy capacity and knowledge at sea and on land in the South West of England.