Because awesome news doesn’t have to cost the Earth…
Roll up! Roll up! It’s time to check out our favourite stories in the eco world this fortnight…
Build it yourself at the UK’s first bamboo bike workshop
“The Bamboo Bike Club course buys you a computer-designed custom frame plus a fun weekend of bike-building.
Bamboo is one of the most interesting trends to emerge in bike construction. Names like Californian manufacturer Calfee Design or Yorkshire’s Bamboo Bikes have revived a construction method pioneered as early as 1894. The problem for most cyclists is the price…”
Climate Change Nightmares Are Already Here
“Historians may look to 2015 as the year when shit really started hitting the fan. Some snapshots: In just the past few months, record-setting heat waves in Pakistan and India each killed more than 1,000 people. In Washington state’s Olympic National Park, the rainforest caught fire for the first time in living memory. London reached 98 degrees Fahrenheit during the hottest July day ever recorded in the U.K…”
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