Search behemoth Google has set out its desire to generate green energy that is "cheaper than coal".
I received an email from a client today with the following phrase at the foot of their note...
"Think Green - Please do not print this email unless you really need to"
That's not only perfectly good advice but also very appropriate - I know someone who I have tried time and time again to deter from printing virtually EVERYTHING on their PC onto paper. And yes, they do print their emails. These emails are then stored away and forgotten.
Why oh why do they bother? It is so frustratingly pointless.
UK owner managers are calling for stronger government incentives to encourage green behaviour.
New research by entrepreneur think tank, the Tenon Forum, reveals that almost half (48 per cent) of UK owner managers think the government isnâ€™t doing enough to support their efforts to implement environmentally friendly policies in the workplace, with entrepreneurs citing tax credits as one of the most effective ways for the Chancellor to motivate green behaviour.
Did you know?
To power an ordinary 100-watt light bulb for half an hour you'd have to cycle for 40 minutes.
To power the equivalent energy-efficient light-bulb that puts out the same light but is only 21-watts, you'd have to cycle for just 8 minutes.
The home-based business, or just working from home, is the green and environmentally-friendly option that many businesses these days can take.
By working from home you can leverage the following advantages:
Mr Barroso's Commission will have to sell its ideas to EU leaders
This just in from the BBC
The European Commission is due to demand a new "industrial revolution" when it unveils a wide-ranging set of proposals on energy and climate issues.
The EU's civil service wants more investment in renewable energy, arguing that the old fuels have a political as well as clear environmental cost.
OK, so weâ€™re here to make sure that everything goes green but weâ€™re not here to push products for the sake of boosting so-called green credentialsâ€¦ so what of the home wind turbine for instance?
Well, thereâ€™s been a bit of press recently regarding the fad of the wind turbine with notable people such as David Cameron, Jamie Olive and the new Science Minister, Malcolm Wicks giving their endorsements.