Sunday, July 17, 2011

Environment and Behaviour

A round up of things that have caught my eye over the last week or two.

It’s not often that the bookies get stung.
Why the insurance industry gets climate change
"Insurance companies understand risk – which is why, unlike our myopic political class, they do not have their heads in the sand"

Welsh Solar Cell factory is powered by……. Wind.

Inverness launch Solar powered Litter bin

"Location, location, location" is no more.
The value of a home is increasingly tied to it's efficiency and productive value.

And on that note, Paul Donovan meets the Wanstead Brownlees

The Future Friendly awards

Here's Redbridge Cllr Deakins talking rubbish.

How excess packaging costs us a packet.

How you can get involved to protect the local environment.

And now for something completely different....

How not to interact with a blind person.

This weeks rumpus at City Hall on video and a lesson in anger management.

Newham Councillor tells residents to get fingers out and do it themselves

Just one other speed awareness fact policymakers might like to consider. The faster you drive, the less able you are to respond to disaster and the more likely you are to kill someone. The faster you try to implement policy, the less your ability to handle unintended consequences.

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