Michael Kelly is an Irishman looking for what really matters. Trading Paces follows his path from a high paid job in IT sales, to a low paid job in freelance writing. Along the way, he finds himself falling in love with a life filled with vegetables,
The fabled luck of the Irish may be running out: Coinciding with St. Patrick's Day, a new report released yesterday by the Irish American Climate Project, appropriately named "Changing Shades of Green,"
We may soon forget about Three Ways To Piss Off The French, as this French export-by-sail venture makes it easy to race past the hybrid-vehicle ruminations, to some low-carbon French wines shipped on a 111-year old sailing vessel.
You can't always get what you want....ooops, wrong group. U2 is having big problems with the 32-storey skyscraper that it wants to build, which will be the tallest building in Dublin and all of Ireland. Plans include a recording studio that will hang
Reports indicate the new roof-top SPV system at an HP facility in San Diego California USA will have up to a 1 Megawatt capacity, which puts it at roughly 63% of the Google system recently installed. HP has been working on reducing the company's
It was like watching a kung-fu scene unfold, albeit a very, very lame kung-fu scene. At a plenary on building a global multiethnic community—held on the third (and final) day of the Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting and moderated by the former
Irish architect Dominic Stevens only does one or two projects a year from his one-man studio, based in an old refrigerated truck. He does his own carpentry and juggles his architecture with farming. (he breeds goats, chickens and geese as well as
Months ago we posted on a landfill methane capture project: controversial because "offsets" were being sold to cover the costs of capturing and burning methane emitted from buried solid waste. Some likened the practice to selling indulgences for
One gets depressed watching American politics, where the Democrats pander to big coal and the Republicans are fighting renewable energy, or Canadian politics, where national parties are fracturing into regional self-interest. It is interesting to see
More and more women are beginning to get concerned about what is in the make-up and bath products that we use every day. Some are taking the initiative to research and create their own so that they can be sure of what they are getting. Nadur Organics
The other day Sami made mention of the One Planet Agriculture project under the auspices of the Soil Association. It's about helping the agricultural industry cope with global warming and peak oil. A handbook is imminent but in the meantime they have
Earth Day is sneaking up on us; with only 20 days to go, it's time to start taking a look at some of the activities and happenings that surround the big day. In Ireland, a country that cares enough about green to put it on its flag, we'll train the