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Publication dateJune 2008 MBC133 Spotlight - Tony Juniper Source talks to Tony Juniper as he gets ready to leave Friends of the Earth after six years as executive director. He discusses the successes he has seen over the past 20 years as an ardent environmentalist and highlights the challenges that still need to be overcome to ensure a sustainable future for our planet. Publication dateMarch 2009 MBC140 Beat the Credit Crunch Everyone is feeling the pinch from the credit crunch and that pinch turns into a nasty bite once winter draws in and your energy bills soar. Louise Tickle goes to talk to two people who have used different approaches to make their homes more eco-friendly and by doing so, have made them cheaper to run. She discusses the methods they’ve used to ensure their houses become more energy efficient and learns about the effect this has had on their bills. Publication dateMarch 2009 MBC141 Winds of Fortune The UK has recently overtaken Denmark as the world’s largest producer of offshore energy, with six active wind farms located around the British coast. However to meet the government’s targets of producing 15% of the country’s energy from renewable sources by 2020, we are going to need a lot more wind farms. The UK is ideally suited for offshore generation, not only do we have ample winds but also shallow seas that make it cheaper and easier to install the huge turbines. Mark Hillsdon explores the economic and environmental benefits of offshore energy generation, focussing particularly on the Northwest and looks at the challenges and opportunities faced by this budding industry. Publication dateMarch 2009 MBC142 Environmental Champion - Pete Bradshaw Source talks to Pete Bradshaw, corporate social responsibility manager at Manchester City Football Club. He discusses how his previous career led him to his current position and explains the ways Manchester City FC are working with communities to promote sustainability. Publication dateSeptember 2008 MBC162 International Thiess Riverprize 1999 Inaugural Winners Profile Inaugural winners profile for the 1999 Thiess Riverprize award. Content written by Walter Menzies for a book marking the tenth anniversary of the Prize, summarising the history, achievements and ethos of the Mersey Basin Campaign. Publication dateSeptember 2009 MBC167 Partnership: No one said it would be easy In this paper, Walter Menzies, the last Chief Executive of the Mersey Basin Campaign, reflects on the notion of partnership, particularly in light of the experience of the Mersey Basin Campaign through 25 years of effective partnership working.