Category Archives: Humour

Greentech update – switching off

Switching off televisions is one of the most satisfying of measures to combat climate change. And Cornfield Electronics of the USA can sell you a universal remote control device, called TVB-Gone, which allows you to turn off practically any television … Continue reading

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Greentech update – Zimmerones Coolclimate Behavioural Products

Professor Zak Zimmerman of the Cupertino University School of Experimental Medicine has unveiled a knock-out cure for climate change: Zimmerone Coolclimate™ a suite of feel-good hormones and pheromones which counter our polluting instincts. “It all comes down to human behaviour. … Continue reading

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Kyoto Watch – Day One

On the very first day of the First Commitment Period of the Kyoto Protocol, our reporter was out checking on progress. The response on Day One is remarkable. Many shops and banks are closed, others opening only for a few … Continue reading

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Greentech Extra from the Netherlands

During the Christmas Break our technology correspondent Nat Eb has been in the Netherlands – out and about in shopping centres, airports and other public spaces looking for the latest technological solutions to serve energy conscious consumers. Broogle Signs: energy … Continue reading

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The Oil Company Hardship Fund – saving Canada’s forests

The destruction of forests was once thought of as an insoluble global problem. But two new funds offer a glimmer of hope for us all. In recent years the Brazilians and the Indonesians got a lot of stick from the … Continue reading

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