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    Hats off to Brandalism for exposing corporate greenwash

    Dave Darby of Lowimpact.org | 05-Dec-2015 | 1

    Genius campaign by a group called Brandalism. They managed to get around 600 spoof but corporate-looking adverts all over Paris in time for the climate talks. The fake ads were the work of 82 artists from 19 countries, and they parody the companies involved in sponsoring the climate talks. Read more

    What do you think about about this video by Rob Newman, and what does that say about you?

    Dave Darby of Lowimpact.org | 25-Nov-2015 | 2

    This is ‘the History of Oil’ by comedian Rob Newman. You might have seen it already, but if not, have a look – it’s very funny, as well as spot-on. He mentions the Radio 4 news item – that there was ‘an American plan to bring democracy to the Middle East’, and marvels at the… Continue reading What do you think about about this video by Rob Newman, and what does that say about you? Read more

    Cycle lanes bring more revenue to local businesses than car parking spaces – so why do so many businesses think they don’t?

    Dave Darby of Lowimpact.org | 06-Oct-2015 | 1

    Here’s the story – Enfield borough has received £30 million in funding from Transport for London to install dedicated cycle lanes on some of its main roads, removing on-street parking, adding zebra crossings and trees. Read more

    Holidays without flying: how to cycle around Scotland on a folding bike

    Obviously this isn’t a ‘no-fly’ holiday if you live on the other side of the world to Scotland, but I’m sure you have somewhere beautiful closer to home for a holiday that doesn’t involve an environmentally-damaging flight. Read more

    Protest to save food-growing land in Bristol

    Protestors are occupying trees in Bristol, UK, on food-growing land threatened by a controversial road-building scheme. Evictions started yesterday, after Bristol City council won a High Court possession order. Read more

    Invitation to visit or join Grow Heathrow

    Sam of Grow Heathrow | 27-Aug-2013 | 0

    One of Lowimpact.org’s staff recently visited Grow Heathrow and was really impressed with their organisation, their gardens and their opposition to the damaging growth in air travel, airports and the proposed new runway at Heathrow. Read more

    Why narrowboaters should be allowed red diesel

    Mark Hughes of Happy Being | 22-Jul-2013 | 0

    Red diesel is a lower-taxed fuel, that the EU want to revoke from use by boaters in the UK. On my boat I’m living an incredibly low-impact, environmentally-friendly life Read more

    Overland to Australia 4: yurts/gers in Mongolia

    Sam Ryan of Lowimpact.org | 25-Jan-2013 | 0

    Sam Ryan worked for Lowimpact.org in the UK for a year, and is now on his way overland, with his partner Dani, back home to Australia to set up Low-impact Australia over there. He’s sending us a few blog articles en route. Read more

    Overland to Australia 3: Trans-Siberian Railway

    Sam Ryan of Lowimpact.org | 05-Nov-2012 | 0

    Sam Ryan worked for Lowimpact.org in the UK for a year, and is now on his way overland, with his partner Dani, back home to Australia to set up Low-impact Australia over there. He’s going to send us a few blog articles en route. This third one is about the trans-Siberian railway. Read more

    Norfolk Solar’s van is powered by the sun

    Lee Rose of Solar Hot Water | 05-Oct-2012 | 8

    Anyone who knows me will tell you I am a person whose private life is smothered by my work. I work in the renewable energy industry – more specifically, I’m a solar energy specialist. Read more

    Overland from the UK to Australia, part 2

    Sam Ryan of Lowimpact.org | 05-Sep-2012 | 0

    Sam Ryan worked for Lowimpact.org in the UK for a year, and is now on his way overland, with his partner Dani, back home to Australia to set up Low-impact Australia over there. He’s going to send us a few blog articles en route. This second one is about couchsurfing. Read more

    Overland to Australia part 1

    Sam Ryan of Lowimpact.org | 22-Aug-2012 | 0

    Sam Ryan worked for Lowimpact.org in the UK for a year, and is now on his way overland, with his partner Dani, back home to Australia to set up Low-impact Australia over there. He’s going to send us a few blog articles en route. Read more

    There’s a crash coming – a slap from Mother Nature. This isn’t pessimistic; it’s realistic.

    The human impact on nature and on each other is accelerating and needs systemic change to reverse.

    We’re not advocating poverty, or a hair-shirt existence. We advocate changes that will mean better lives for almost everyone.

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