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As the digital era transformed everyday life our reliance on technology increased over the years so it comes as no surprise to discover that our general power and energy usage has gone up significantly.
Here, we review how to boost your career prospects in the growing digital information sector. There is currently a strong demand for talent and the right strategy will help you focus your effort, save time and reap rewards perhaps surprisingly quickly.
Orangeries were first introduced during the Italian Renaissance: citrus trees and fragile plants were put under arcades closed off with glass windows to protect them from colder temperatures. Roof height was originally considerably high as orangeries were intended to provide shelter for very large trees.
Having contracted in the third quarter of 2015, Japan’s economy has entered its fourth technical recession in five years. According to economics minister Akira Amari this is due to a lack of available workers for public projects worth billions of pounds.
Maximising floor space is good for any business. It makes your workplace look more appealing to clients, calms the stress levels of your staff members and improve their efficiency. But more importantly, an office that’s less cramped is more likely to be optimised to help the environment.
In an ideal world, there’ll be a time when the term 'eco-office’ will seem as dated as 'gramophone’ or 'picture house’. If the world can wake up and see the impact their actions are having on the planet, then every business will become eco-friendly.
One of the big obstacles to the uptake of electric vehicles by the masses is the cost of batteries. They need to be big enough to store enough energy for hundreds of miles of driving between charges, yet light enough to not be a drain on the cars carrying them.
Robinson & Lawlor believe their skills add real value to projects that will allow them to continue their growth into 2016 and beyond, despite the unpredictable future of renewables.
We live in a much more environmentally conscious age and it’s crucial for everyone to try and do their bit to ensure the longevity of this planet.
Some of Britain’s most powerful solar executives have accused the government of mounting an ideologically driven campaign against their industry which has driven it into crisis.
There are a lot of good reasons why your company should be looking to operate in as green a way as possible, and not all of them are connected to social responsibility.
In 2015 Bristol was the first city to be awarded the European Green Capital Award. The European Green Capital Award’s aim is to encourage and support European cities to make eco-friendly advances and to create schemes that are beneficial to the overall environment. It is rewarded to cities that have already tackled environmental problems, but the award is intended more towards spurring the winning city into dedicating many future environmentally friendly initiatives.
Volkswagen was among companies warned in February they could risk fines for failing to meet stringent emissions targets, writes James Hulse, head of investor initiatives at CDP.