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Take on a training for a trade

Covid-19 has decimated the economy, so if you're starting out on your working life, think about jobs that will always be needed

wind turbines in rajasthan

A quarter of India’s energy demand can be met with renewable energy, according to the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). And the potential savings for people, as well as for the country, would be massive

This charming house in the Luberon region was until recently a ruin. But it's been restored in a style you could call rustic sophistication, using traditional building techniques and plenty of brocante-sourced furniture and objets

Cut your energy bill by paying heed to some tried and tested tricks and tips. For example, don't leave a mobile plugged in, give plug-in electric space heaters a wide berth and never leave a fan on if no-one's in the room

Harrison Spinks is a renowned British mattress manufacturer

Leeds-based family run business Harrison Spinks is committed to further improving its sustainability by cutting out use of synthetics foams and glues in its products

Unveiled at the Brussels Motor Show, the unit gives you electricity on the move

Nissan launches a portable power unit made from recovered batteries from its Leaf electric cars. The units can even be charged up from a solar panel accessory

French environmental services giant Veolia has been looking into the near future and its got some interesting predictions about our homes. For example, we won't need bins nor to buy detergents. And bathrooms will keep themselves clean.

Harry Villiers, of furniture making brothers Villiers Brothers, took some steel, wood and glass and built an enviable bolt-hole in his Essex garden

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