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Jumbo Stay, the Plane Recycled into a Hotel

Flying Eco-Hotel? Almost. Jumbo Stay,the Plane Recycled into a Hotel

All those of you who believe in the beauty of recycling, you’re going to love this one, especially so if you’re fascinated by creative spatial transformations. Presenting one of the world’s coolest stays, Jumbo Stay, in Stockholm, offers guests the opportunity to spend the night aboard a retired plane that has been refurbished into a [...]

U.K’s Co-operative Group launches new Green Energy Company

U.K’s Co-operative Group launches new Green Energy Company

Better, Cheaper, Fairer In a bid to counter existing ‘baffling and bewildering’ multi-tariff energy options on offer in the UK, the Co-operative Group has launched a new energy company called Co-operative Energy. Through Co-operative Energy, the group hopes to provide a simple, easy-to-understand, single tariff plan to customers. Steering away from the existing kind of [...]

British American Tobacco’s new tobacco-free nicotine: Nicoventures Ltd

British American Tobacco’s new tobacco-free nicotine: Nicoventures

British American Tobacco (BAT), estimated to be the world’s second largest tobacco group by global market share, has confirmed reports of having established Nicoventures Limited, a start-up company that aims to commercialize sans-tobacco nicotine products which could help wean smokers off its cigarettes. A bold move you think ? Sure – in terms of creating [...]

Hersham Golf Club Underground Hotel, Surrey, London

London’s new “Underground” appeal: 5-star hotel under Golf Course

A Green Buff looking for a luxury golfing vacation ? This is absolutely the place for you ! With the ambitious goal of designing a sustainable luxury hotel and spa that meets the requirements of London’s Green Belt, the Hersham Golf Club n Surry, UK, has joined forces with international hotel and resort architects RearsdonSmith [...]

harnessing the power of the sea by underwater kite turbines

Generate clean energy by underwater kite turbines

Minesto, the Swedish tidal energy device developer, has revealed its latest technology for producing clean energy: the use of underwater kite turbines. This new technology, called Deep Green, is capable of operating in slower currents, while other comparable systems are able to operate only in faster currents. The Carbon Trust will provide £350,000 ($570,000) for trials off the coast [...]

North Sea Gas Field

BP stakes in North Sea gas fields up for sale

In a major attempt to focus on operations in the central and northern parts of the oil-rich region, British Petroleum has announced plans to sell its stakes in gas fields in the southern North Sea. The North Sea assets up for sale include Mercury, Ravenspurn North and South, and the Amethyst fields. BP’s interest in the [...]

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Homes in the U.K go the Zero Carbon Way

While efforts are in full-swing to identify the most feasible way of addressing the housing shortage in the U.K, housing alternatives are being explored further in Britain…..

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Fairtrade, Fairmined gold on sale in UK

With prices for the precious metal surging on markets all across the globe, Fairtrade and Fairmined gold will go on sale in the UK in a first-ever effort to secure a fair deal for gold miners and their communities. Some of the world’s best-known names in the precious metals industry, Garrard, Harriet Kelsall and pioneer [...]

LG to unveil ‘world’s first 3D phone’ at MWC 2011

Life’s Better with 3D! LG to unveil ‘world’s first 3D phone’ at MWC 2011.

The South Korean Electronics company with the very popular tag-line “Life’s Good” is set to make life even better with the world’s first 3D phone to be unveiled by later this month at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) trade fair in Barcelona on February 14. LG Optimus 3D The LG Optimus 3D phone, which has [...]