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Glasgow and COP26

All you need to know about the city of Glasgow and the climate conference facilities – illustrated in 24 photographs.

Cut Carbon – Climb every Mountain

Cut Carbon – Climb every Mountain

As a regular hillwalker* I know that to climb a mountain you need to plan, pack and persist.  Here I will explore the analogy between climbing a mountain and a business or individual cutting their carbon emissions to zero.

Climate and Community

Climate and Community

What role do communities have in tackling our climate and nature crises?  Read on to find out. 

Net Zero - Why is my beach still dirty?

Net Zero - Why is my beach still dirty?

Net zero - is it a mirage?  In this short blog I make an analogy between a company's net zero carbon targets and a beach cafe trying to keep litter off their beach.

What on Earth is COP26?

What on Earth is COP26?

You will be hearing a lot in the run up to COP26 in November.  But what exactly is it?  In this blog I will explain all in as few words as possible.

Trialling Electric Bikes

Trialling Electric Bikes

My experience of trialling an electric bikes for a week's holiday during covid lockdown.  Read on to see where we went, our experience of the bikes, the environmental impact and a few technical details.

Carbon Choices and Christmas Consumption

Carbon Choices and Christmas Consumption

Climate change is predominately caused by our emissions from energy.  Our emissions of energy are predominately caused by our consumption of goods, services and our demand for travel.

Which way?

Why emissions might only fall 10% this year

Given the scale and scope of the lockdown I was puzzled when researchers said that global emissions might fall by less than 10% in 2020.  Read on to find out why.......

Which way?

Carbon Choices - 200 word synopsis

A short summary of the book I am writing - to be published September 2020 before the Glasgow Climate Conference