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Video: Greenrock Meeting On Energy Future

Video: Greenrock Meeting On Energy Future

Greenrock held a public meeting last night [Nov 19] at BUEI to present and discuss the Bermuda Better Energy Plan.A spokesperson previously said, “The event will feature a brief presentation by Bermuda College Students on campus sustainability, and a comprehensive presentation of the Bermuda Better Energy Plan by Energy Expert Chris Worboys [Etude... Read more of this article

Greenrock Public Meeting On Energy Future

Greenrock Public Meeting On Energy Future

This Monday, November 19th at 6pm, Greenrock will be hosting a free public meeting at BUEI to discuss Bermuda’s Energy Future. “The event will feature a brief presentation by Bermuda College Students on campus sustainability, a call to action by Rev. Nicholas Tweed and a comprehensive presentation of the Bermuda Better Energy Plan by Energy... Read more of this article

Greenrock “Strongly Supports” Energy Plan

Greenrock “Strongly Supports” Energy Plan

Greenrock says that it “strongly supports” the Bermuda Better Energy Plan [BBEP] submission to the Regulatory Authority’s public consultation on energy generation for Bermuda. A spokesperson said, “Greenrock strongly supports the Bermuda Better Energy Plan submission to the Regulatory Authority’s public consultation on... Read more of this article

Bermuda Better Energy Plan Meeting On Nov 8

Bermuda Better Energy Plan Meeting On Nov 8

Greenrock and BE Solar will be hosting a public meeting on Bermuda’s energy future on Thursday [Nov 8] starting at 5.30pm at St Paul’s AME in Hamilton on the corner of Victoria and Court St. A spokesperson said, “Greenrock and BE Solar will be hosting a public meeting on Bermuda’s energy future this Thursday, the 8th of November, at St Paul’s... Read more of this article

Greenrock Makes Starling’s Position Redundant

Greenrock Makes Starling’s Position Redundant

Greenrock has made the Executive Director position — which was held by Jonathan Starling – redundant, the charity confirmed today. A spokesperson said, “As a sustainability charity, we practice what we preach and, accordingly, have had to make some hard decisions regarding the structure of the organisation. “Like many in Bermuda’s... Read more of this article

Bermuda Better Energy Plan Student Contest

Bermuda Better Energy Plan Student Contest

Greenrock and BE Solar have just announced a schools competition for the best consultation response on Bermuda’s energy future. “Students have until 5:00pm on Friday the 23rd of November, 2018 to write a response to the consultation and submit it to the Regulatory Authority of Bermuda,” a spokesperson said. “Responses may support... Read more of this article

Column: Protecting Our Marine Environment

Column: Protecting Our Marine Environment

[Written by environmental charity Greenrock] How fortunate we are that the powerful Hurricane Florence took a more Westerly route on its recent course. While our thoughts go out to those impacted by the storm on the US mainland, Hurricane Florence can serve as a good reminder of the importance of ocean health, and reducing our impact on oceans. It is... Read more of this article

Column: Tips On Reducing Plastic Consumption

Column: Tips On Reducing Plastic Consumption

[Opinion column written by Greenrock’s Executive Director Jonathan Starling] Greenrock would like to take this opportunity to wish you all a happy World Environment Day! World Environment Day has been marked by the United Nations on June 5th since 1974, with the aim to promote worldwide awareness and action for the protection of our environment. Every... Read more of this article

Weather: Earth Hour Celebrations Postponed

Weather: Earth Hour Celebrations Postponed

The annual Earth Hour Celebrations were due to take place in Dockyard this weekend, however due to the high winds and inclement weather forecast for this weekend, the organisers said they have postponed all entertainment and activities until next month on the eve of Earth Day. A spokesperson said, “Greenrock would like to remind the entire community... Read more of this article

Greenrock, BNT Not Pleased With ATV Decision

Greenrock, BNT Not Pleased With ATV Decision

“The Minister’s decision to allow ATV’s to operate in the West End on a trial basis flies in the face of the public consultation with only two out of 628 submissions being in support of it,” Greenrock said, adding that they “note with dismay the precedent setting nature of this decision.” Minister Approves One Year Licence This... Read more of this article

Video: Greenrock Announce Earth Hour Event

Video: Greenrock Announce Earth Hour Event

Greenrock held a press conference this morning [March 6] to official announced the 2018 Earth Hour celebrations, which will take place in Dockyard on Saturday, March 24th. A spokesperson said, “Greenrock is pleased to announce that the Annual Earth Hour Celebrations will take place in Dockyard this year on Saturday, March 24th, 2018, however there... Read more of this article

Greenrock Comments On Upcoming Budget

Greenrock Comments On Upcoming Budget

Greenrock has outlined its hopes for today’s budget, highlighting a number of things that they would like to see included. A spokesperson said, “One thing we are hoping to see is increased support for environmental education in the school system, which we think is very important for supporting STEAM learning. Additionally, we know that through... Read more of this article

Greenrock: ‘Kudos To Dept For Starting Process’

Greenrock: ‘Kudos To Dept For Starting Process’

“We are in support of this initiative, and believe it is beneficial to both public health and the marine environment,” Greenrock‘s Executive Director Jonathan Starling said following news that the Government plans to remove 17 abandoned boats from the waters. The Department of Environment & Natural Resources and the Department of Marine... Read more of this article