Welcome to Green Durham’s Blog Page

Here we hope, over time, you will find a growing number of interesting articles written by people actively involved in the green movements across the region. 

We hope these writings inform and educate, challenge and stimulate discussion, direct you to the amazing array of local green projects and businesses and show the diversity of approaches and opinions.

If you want to contribute then get in touch.

First impressions: Eat What You Grow by Alys Fowler
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First impressions: Eat What You Grow by Alys Fowler

Some people like their garden to have perfectly manicured lawns with planting in regimented lines. I think it's fair to...
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CHAdeMO / kWh / Rapid – EV Jargon Explained
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CHAdeMO / kWh / Rapid – EV Jargon Explained

Do you know your CCS from your CHAdeMO? What about Regen or Range? Watt is the unit of Power? Low Carbon Lifestyle tries to explain electric vehicle jargon
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An Introduction to Permaculture Spaces in our Region
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An Introduction to Permaculture Spaces in our Region

Permaculture is commonly perceived as a form of gardening or land management focused on working with nature. In truth though this is only one of its many applications. Permaculture is an ethical design system, inspired by our understanding of nature and ecology
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Strolling through Durham, 2034
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Strolling through Durham, 2034

Imagining a possible future walk through Durham
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Five notes on an introduction to wind energy
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Five notes on an introduction to wind energy

To address climate change, and in this sense, be greener, the government aims to decarbonise electricity generation. One way to decarbonise the electricity we use is to generate electricity through wind power
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Can you Hire EVs? Our day with a BMW i3
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Can you Hire EVs? Our day with a BMW i3

Low Carbon Lifestyle - Ep27 : So, we hired an EV for a weekend, decided to explore a road trip we had been thinking about for a while, and set off on the Southern side of the Northumberland 250.
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What is Green Durham?
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What is Green Durham?

Change towards a greener society is inevitable. Green Durham is more than a website. We want to help support the development of the green sector across the region through writing and events.
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