Monthly Archives: December 2007

Cost of carbon

A good note to end the year on and a new perspective on the cost of carbon to start 2008 with was reported in the Guardian last Friday. (also picked up by fellow blogger Phil at Some Seasonal Cheer ). … Continue reading

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Green fatigue?

The report in yesterdays Observer (Green Fatigue leads to fear over climate change backlash) highlights a growing concern over green issues and sustainability: A backlash is now a real threat, said Phil Downing, head of environmental research for Ipsos Mori. … Continue reading

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Seasons greetings

Whilst isite will continue posting issues of interest, many readers and subsribers will be finishing up today for the holiday period, so an opportunity to wish you all the best for a peaceful holiday and new year. This isite project … Continue reading

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Links roundup

Building Schools for the Future – Low carbon schools Children’s Plan – web based presentation – cast from Andrew Thorne, Department for Children, Schools and Families and Ian Butters, Faithful+Gould available here Pink is Green –  from Green Girls Global … Continue reading

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Whats wrong with Code level 6?

My post on Code level 6 has drawn a mixed reaction. Fellow blogger Mark over at House 2.0 makes an excellent response. In my opinion this is what blogs are for – to inform, debate and cut through the rhectoric … Continue reading

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Arup pick up greenwasher of the year award

Arup and the Dongtan project has received much ranting on the Ethical Corporation (EC) website over the year so no surprises that they pick up the EC Greenwasher of the Year award .  This for the … long announced, but … Continue reading

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Is code level 6 enough?

Am I missing something here. I was encouraged by the inclusion of what I took to be a stretch target – level 6 in the Sustainability Code. Yes a stretch target for 2016, one that would drive innovation and improvement … Continue reading

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