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Top Posts of 2016

As Tracing Green reaches it’s 2nd birthday, we bring you the Top 5 posts of 2016. As 2016 draws to a close, we’re celebrating Tracing Green’s 2nd birthday. This year...

Barn Inspired Office in Northumberland

A firm of ecology consultants has built a barn-inspired low-impact office to nestle into its rural Northumberland setting. E3 Ecology is a specialist ecology consultancy based in Wark near Hexham....

Freewheeling in Newcastle

Cycle training is a key ingredient in promoting sustainable travel, as I discovered on two cycle courses for adults. Readers will know I’m a big fan of utility cycling, and...

Before the Flood

A new film by Leonardo DiCaprio is yet another reminder that we’re not doing enough to solve climate change. In 2014, Leonardo DiCaprio became a U.N. Messenger of Peace. As...

Energy-Efficient Living at Hexham Gate

A new collection of low-energy homes in Hexham is raising the ‘energy-efficiency’ bar for developer housing in the region. The terms eco-friendly, sustainable and low-energy are common in the language...

Transform your commute with an e-bike

Can electric bikes make sustainable commuting more attractive? After a week’s trial of an e-bike I’ve found that cycling to work can be both easy and enjoyable. Wednesday is ‘Cycle to...