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GREEN NEWS

Community Turbine

Blackshaw Head Wind Turbine Project - public meeting and share offer. Renewable energy enterprise has launched shares and hopes to generate over £100K for local community. Read more. (5 July)

 

 

Big Green Weekend

See photos from the Big Green Weekend

Street Science comes to Hebden Bridge - listen to the discussion at Hebden Bridge's Alternative Technology Centre between a leading nuclear scientist and local people who are strongly opposed to nuclear energy. Broadcast on Radio 4 at 3.45 pm Tuesday 2nd December 2008. Still available to listen again now on the Radio 4 website. Listen here

Climate Chaos Kitchen - moving Hebden Bridge towards being a transition town

HB Climate Camp activist on Channel 4 news: Paul Morozzo appeared on Channel 4 News (13 Aug), pictured talking from the Climate Camp at Heathrow. He said that the proposed doubling of Heathrow capacity was complete madness. The ecology of the planet should be the priority. Holidays should be sustainable and we should invest in railways. The slower you travel the bigger the planet, said Paul. Paul Morozzo is also quoted in the Guardian.

Why nuclear power is not a sustainable source of low carbon energy Article from the The Busby Report

The Utsira Project is moving windpower one step further. A wind turbine which powers an Utsira, an island off Norway. When supply exceeds demand, power is stored by creating hydrogen which then provides power when there is no wind.
Utsira Project
In 50 years' time no one will be using oil any more - Guardian article

GREEN PAGES

Question Time

Big Green Weekend Question Time debate report. Parliamentary candidates answer questions - see also Forum discussion

Big Green Weekend

Chess in The "Secret Garden Party" which was revealed to be in The Old Fire Station. Guerilla gardening organised by the Transition Town group

Friends of the Earth's campaign for effective Climate Change legislation

Bi Green Weekend

Big Green Weekend 2008
Above: Big Green Market on the Marina. More photos and a selection of the highlights. Suggestions sought for next year - see forum

LOCAL

Green Page Archive

For five years (2000-2005), the Hebden Bridge Web worked with the Alternative Technology Centre and Frogs Graphic Design to produce the Green Page for the Hebden Bridge Times. These are available below in pdf format.