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The Future of Heating

Government advisers are struggling to recommend ways to heat our homes that are effective, acceptable to the public, not too expensive and don’t pollute our atmosphere.  Here are my personal thoughts on this great conundrum.

The Impact of Fast Fashion

The Impact of Fast Fashion

Guest blog by Green Heart Collective, a social enterprise based in Gateshead that provides an alternative to landfill for 'preloved' clothing.

We need to talk about tax

There are three broad solutions to climate change - taxation, regulations and behaviour change by individuals.  So why do we usually talk about behaviour change? 

How to Double your Carbon Emissions (without breaking sweat)

A hard hitting, thought provoking blog.  If it is easy to double your emissions, is it equally easy to halve them?

Invasive Species - Community Action

Invasive Species - Community Action

In this blog I will explain why I am concerned about invasive species - what my small contribution has been - and why community action is the key to controlling them.

Why I support Rewilding

Why I support Rewilding

I am donating one third of the profits from my book Carbon Choices to rewilding projects.  In this blog I will explain why I support rewilding and who I have supported.

Insulate your Home

Insulate your Home

Given the soaring cost of gas and electricity how can I better insulate my home?  This blog will stimulate some ideas for you.

Climate Optimism

Climate Optimism

Why on Earth is a serious writer on climate change writing a blog on 'Climate Optimism'?  Simply, because the solutions to climate change have multiple benefits for people, society and the environment. 

24 Advent Climate Wishes

24 Advent Climate Wishes

In this blog, I select 24 recommendations from the action plan within my book Carbon Choices.  These are 24 things that I wish government, business and/ or individuals would choose to do.