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The Electric Tipping Point

The Electric Tipping Point

A hint of good news in my blog today, partially inspired by a talk I attended by Chris Stark, the Chief Executive of the Climate Change Committee.  The falling cost of solar pv, wind and batteries will decimate the business models of fossil fuel electricity generation. Here is how this might play out.

My Electrifying Year

My Electrifying Year

It’s over a year since I went ‘all electric’ at home – heat pump, solar pv, battery, electric car and smart meter.  In this blog I will outline my experience.

How to Slash your Carbon Footprint

How to Slash your Carbon Footprint

Solar panels, electric vehicle, vegetarian diet, avoid flying.  What is the biggest step you can take to cut your carbon footprint?.

The Mediterranean Diet

My recent holiday to Turkey got me thinking about the British (and ‘western’) diet and just how bad it is for our health and for the planet.

Diets, Weight loss and the Environment

Diets, Weight loss and the Environment

A collaborative blog with Suzy Harper on diets, weight loss and the environment.

Sea Level Rise

What are the implications of a rising sea-level?  How will society react, what about nature?

Reflections on Carbon Choices

Three years on from publishing Carbon Choices, what has changed?  Would I write the same again?  What is next?  Another book?

What if?

What if every country promoted electric cars like Norway, reforested like Costa Rica, promoted cycling like Holland, invested in renewable energy like Paraguay and ate a vegetarian diet like many people in India?  Could this solve our climate crisis?

My Heat Pump halved our Energy Bill

Do heat pumps work?  Are they noisy?  Is my home warm?  Is it expensive?  How did I halve my bill?  I can finally reveal the answers!