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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!

Bold Climate Solutions – mandates on industry

Ban, legislate, regulate, cajole…which is the best option to tackle the climate emergency?

The Future of the Scottish Highlands

A visit to the new Dundreggan rewilding centre got me thinking about the choices we have for the future of land-use in the Scottish Highlands.

What has the Greenhouse Effect ever done for us?

My thoughts on why things might be even worse if there was no greenhouse effect.

Global Climate Report – my views

Read my thoughts on the recent United Nation’s climate change report.

Costa Rica – a Sustainable Paradise?

Can sustainable tourism work?  I was fortunate to enjoy a 2-week holiday in Costa Rica, travelling with Intrepid Travel, a company with a strong sustainability and community ethos.  Here are my impressions of Costa Rica.

10 Heat Pump Facts

Learn from my experience of installing a heat pump at home, then copy me if you can.

Good News Environmental Stories for 2023

Good News Environmental Stories for 2023

Seven positive and uplifting stories for you.  Sometimes we need to hear good news to cheer us up, be optimistic and to keep fighting for the better future that we deserve.