Greenrock feels that Bermuda needs to start taking global climate change seriously. The rising sea level will have an impact on Bermuda, particularly on our lowest lying area: the airport. We all know how vital that is for our lifestyle. In addition the intensity of hurricanes and other storms will increase with increased day to day disruption. However these are only the most obvious effects.

ThanksEarth Small1Special thanks to everyone who made Earth Hour 2014 such a success.

This annual event is only made possible through hundreds of hours of hard work by dozens of committed individuals, and through the support of our Sponsoring Partners. 

Residents need to change their approach to energy to avoid falling victim to fuel poverty as prices continue to rocket, Environment Minister Marc Bean said last night.

Mr Bean noted more and more people are feeling the knock-on effect of rising global oil prices as he launched a debate on Government’s Energy White Paper in the House of Assembly.

Hamilton Declaration SigningBermuda is a beautiful, tame island, known for its pink beaches, golf-courses and of course, our Bermuda shorts. But if you put your head under the water it is a different world. Crazy coral heads rise against a dark blue ocean which falls away quickly to 10,000ft depth and more. These coral heads are home to dozens of fish species: tiny damsel fish ....

forbesUtility companies have been looking for new regulations and higher connection charges to save them from a “death spiral” spurred by a surge in rooftop solar installations. Instead, says former (U.S.) Energy Secretary Steven Chu, they should get into the rooftop solar business.

WWE champion john layfieldFormer WWE champion and Bermuda resident John Layfield is urging people to turn out in force to show support for Earth Hour today.

Mr Layfield, who founded Beyond Rugby Bermuda, a partnership between the Family Center and Bermuda Rugby Football Union, to give children a better environment in which to do well.

The full schedule for Earth Hour is as follows:

12:00pm – 5:00pm Living Green Expo Upper Level, Washington Mall
6:00pm Children's activities, including face painting, bouncy castle and giant Jenga City Hall Lawn
6:00pm – 7:20pm Surviving Progress, an acclaimed documentary featuring interviews with film director Martin Scorcese, anthropologist Jane Goodall and physicist Stephen Hawking Earl Cameron Theatre,
City Hall
6:00pm-7:30pm Reading corner - Bermuda National Library hosts a reading to enlighten children through fun stories about how they can do their part to conserve energy and minimize their waste  City Hall
6:45pm Bermuda Yoga and Horizon Health yoga and Pilates classes City Hall Lawn
7:30pm Rebecca Faulkenberry and Reeve Carney, stars of Broadway's Spider-Man:Turn Off the Dark City Hall Lawn
7:30pm-9:30pm Performances by In Motion dancers, Rock Fire, Island Teaser, DanceSations and TROIKA as well as spoken word artist Tiffany Paynter; ecoRUNWAY trash fashion show by Bermuda High School for Girls City Hall steps
8:30pm-9:30pm Walk of Flame celebrating Earth Hour begins and ends at City Hall


EH SpidermanWith Spider-Man designated as the superhero ambassador for this year's global observance of Earth Hour, children in Bermuda are being invited to come to Saturday's Earth Hour activities in Hamilton dressed as their favourite superhero.

And the first 25 children who arrive at City Hall in costume will each receive a young cedar tree, donated by SOS Bermuda, a local charity whose mission is to protect the Island's open spaces.

Eleven local retailers have joined forces to offer discounts to shoppers during a day of activities organized to support Bermuda's observance of Earth Hour.

gordon rotary eh2014Ahead of the globally observed Earth Hour this Saturday, local sustainability advocacy group Greenrock is calling on residents to join in on the largest global action against climate change.

Earth Hour 2014 will be observed between 8:30 and 9:30pm this weekend, with more than 7,000 cities and 150 countries expected to ‘go dark’ by dousing the lights in their homes and businesses.

WIND NYTimes 20Mar2014The wind industry has gone to great lengths over the years to snap up the best properties for its farms, often looking to remote swaths of prairie or distant mountain ridges to maximize energy production and minimize community opposition.

Now, it is reaching for the sky.

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