A few things I have learnt from a year of generating almost no disposable waste.
If everyone in the world lived as the average UK resident does, the consequent rate of consumption means we would require three planets' worth of natural resources to sustain us.
Brixton Road, London, exceeded the yearly recommended maximum air pollution by 4th January 2017.
Stop flying and start considering the alternatives, for the sake of the planet and for your own enjoyment.
If you haven't heard, the UK has an election coming up... But what are the stances of the parties on action on climate change?
Emitting carbon dioxide is not something we can opt out of. By the very fact of our existence, we are polluters of the Earth's atmosphere, breathing in oxygen and breathing out this greenhouse gas. In addition, we are (mostly) born into societies which are driven by fossil fuels.
One possible approach is provided by the newly developed integral fast reactor, which could meet the UK’s energy needs for 500 years through consumption of its nuclear waste stockpile...
Climate Scientists are not good at getting their message out to a big enough audience and this message isn’t as “cool” to share with your friends as a badass Honey Badger.
Cobalt is an element required for production of tech products, found most abundantly in the DRC. Much of the mining there is performed in unregulated mines, where child labour is common and disease and injury are rife.
I have been struggling with a question for couple of months now: how to motivate people when there is no return on investment? So, what do I mean by this and why is this important? This is how I see the future of our planet with regards to climate change(1). There are two obvious outcomes, we (humans) … Continue reading Lick your teeth and recycle: The power of Habit and climate change.