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Video: Climate Change Rally In Hamilton

Video: Climate Change Rally In Hamilton

The Greenrock Youth Council and Fridays for Future Bermuda held a climate change rally today [July 19] in Hamilton, with young people marching from Nellie’s Walk to the Cabinet Office aiming to bring attention to climate change; with the group carrying signs and chanting “what do we want, climate justice, when do we want it, now.” The... Read more of this article

Climate Change Rally Set For This Friday

Climate Change Rally Set For This Friday

Greenrock and Fridays for Future Bermuda has formed the Greenrock Youth Council and will hold a climate change rally in Hamilton on Friday [July 19] from 11.30am to 1.30pm. A spokesperson said, “Greenrock has formed a Youth Council to provide young environmental advocates and green entrepreneurs with a platform to express their interests, proposed... Read more of this article

BUEI Taking Over Eco-Schools Bermuda Initiative

BUEI Taking Over Eco-Schools Bermuda Initiative

The successful transition of membership has been approved for the Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute [BUEI] from the global organisation FEE, with BUEI now the sole provider of FEE programmes for Bermuda, serving as the contact on all related matters going forward. Tara Curtis, CEO at BUEI, said, “A strong foundation for the Eco-Schools... Read more of this article

Photos: Greenrock Host Earth Hour Campaign

Photos: Greenrock Host Earth Hour Campaign

Bermuda joined millions from around the world in celebration of Earth Hour this past Saturday night, and Greenrock has thanked everyone who participated in the various educational and athletic activities along with all the families and businesses who agreed to take action by acknowledging lights out. A spokesperson said, “Special thanks goes... Read more of this article

Greenrock Launches Earth Hour Campaign

Greenrock Launches Earth Hour Campaign

Greenrock has confirmed that Earth Hour will take place on Saturday, March 30th from 8.30pm – 9.30pm on the North Lawn in Dockyard. A spokesperson said, “There are 30 days until Earth Hour which takes place this year on Saturday, March 30th from 8:30 – 9:30pm. Greenrock is pleased to confirm that with the support of the Earth Hour Council,... Read more of this article

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