Water for food production

Mar 22, 2012 Comments Off on Water for food production by

Water for use in agriculture Water is used to make every product on Earth. As a consequence, all factories, businesses and all business sectors depend on it in some way. Water, energy and food are intrinsically linked as water is needed to produce the power/energy required for food production. Marks & Spencer is working with […]

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Wind as a power source

Nov 03, 2011 Comments Off on Wind as a power source

Wind is the fastest growing energy source worldwide. An average wind speed of 14 miles per hour is needed to convert wind energy into electricity. There is evidence that wind energy was used to propel boats along the Nile as early as 5000BC. The earliest known windmills were in Persia (Iran) and looked like large […]

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Sun facts

Nov 01, 2011 Comments Off on Sun facts

The Sun is essential to all human and plant life on Earth. The sun’s rays travel through space and reach Earth in 8 minutes. The Sun is the centre of our solar system. All 8 planets rotate around the Sun. The sun is a giant, fiery ball of helium and hydrogen gas. Enough sunlight falls […]

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Urban Survival Techniques

Jan 09, 2011 8 Comments

Those of us who just survived 2010 will have to step up their game in 2011. You are now stronger and more resilient but nevertheless you should be more aware and ready to fight off all the natural disasters or man made catastrophes that are imminent. Don’t get SCARED, get busy and draw up a […]

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Addicted in 2011

Jan 05, 2011 1 Comment

Many people go into the New Year with resolutions which they genuinely want to keep and don’t, so I’ve chosen one which I think is achievable. The first thing I do every morning, no the second thing, is to switch on the kettle and then I switch on my computer.  Then, I power up my […]

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