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Are farmers victims of a failed recycling strategy?

Tuesday May 28, 2019

Are farmers victims of a failed recycling strategy?

Farmers in Wales are bearing the brunt of a collapse in the UK's agricultural plastics recycling infrastructure. Could farm waste be heading for landfill?

Reset: time to stop echoing doom and start supporting small business

Friday May 17, 2019

Reset: time to stop echoing doom and start supporting small business

Endless reports and critiques are creating 'climate change fatigue'. It's time to stop focusing on what's wrong and start fixing our environment.

Enough with the reports. We need climate action now!

Sunday May 12, 2019

Enough with the reports. We need climate action now!

Endless reports on how bad climate change is may be draining, but they are a useful reminder how inept our politicians are and why we should demand action.

The UK’s “Green New Deal” is still nowhere to be seen

Sunday May 5, 2019

The UK’s “Green New Deal” is still nowhere to be seen

The Committee on Climate Change has delivered a dull, tedious report that lacks ambition. It's time for the UK to find its Green New Deal somewhere else

Why the upcoming “Climate Emergency” is going to be a disaster

Wednesday May 1, 2019

Why the upcoming “Climate Emergency” is going to be a disaster

Without an accepted definition of what it means or what to do next, could the "Climate Emergency" prove to be damaging for businesses and the environment?

Has banning single use plastic bags created new environmental problems?

Sunday April 28, 2019

Has banning single use plastic bags created new environmental problems?

Have Government moves to ban or charge for single use carrier bags reduced plastic pollution at a wider environmental cost?

Could a Nissan Leaf do this? A game for non-EV drivers

Saturday April 27, 2019

Could a Nissan Leaf do this? A game for non-EV drivers

Before making the switch to electric, I wanted to understand how it would affect my driving habits. A simple game has helped.

Why we should cheer the Extinction Rebellion protests

Sunday April 21, 2019

Why we should cheer the Extinction Rebellion protests

London is entering another day with Extinction Rebellion protesting on the streets. The campaign group has occupied major locations in the capital, including Oxford Circus and most prominently Waterloo Bridge. They’ve blocked these locations off, forcing diversions to be put in place for private vehicles and public transport alike. The Metropolitan Police has diverted significant numbers from […]

Is Amazon’s oil & gas ambition a necessary evil?

Saturday April 20, 2019

Is Amazon’s oil & gas ambition a necessary evil?

Amazon employees protested the company's sales to the oil & gas industry. AI has potential to clean up the industry, so did they aim at the wrong target?

Taxing our EV future

Sunday April 14, 2019

Taxing our EV future

As more people buy Electric Cars, so tax revenues from petrol and diesel fall. How can governments make up the loss of taxes in a fair way?

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