Tag: Economics

Image for The ‘solar punks’ turning their London street into a community power station
The ‘solar punks’ turning their London street into a community power station Two artists are finding ingenious ways to fund a project that puts power in the hands of people. They hope the idea will catch on Economics Energy Society
Image for Once ravaged by war, Iraq’s date palms are swaying once more
Once ravaged by war, Iraq’s date palms are swaying once more Iraq once led the world in date production, but lost over half its trees to war. One man is on a mission to restore the nation’s palms Economics Environment Food
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The plumber-led support network keeping people warm this winter As the cost of living crisis bites, a support network founded by a plumber is helping struggling households across the UK Economics Society Wellbeing
Image for The surprisingly simple solution to homelessness that’s changing lives
The surprisingly simple solution to homelessness that’s changing lives Cities adopting a remarkably simple homelessness policy are seeing the numbers of rough sleepers plummet Economics Politics Society
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Five allies helping us through the cost of living crisis For the millions of people struggling to make ends meet, these money saving heroes have proven a lifeline in tough times Economics Money Society
Image for Amid the climate gloom, surging renewables bring a ray of hope
Amid the climate gloom, surging renewables bring a ray of hope Have we reached a positive tipping point in the race to decarbonise? Developments in green energy offer reasons for optimism Economics Energy Environment Opinion
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