Saturday April 13, 2019
When Senator John Kelly was attacked by a climate change denier, his frustrated reply summed up the mood of many: "Are you being serious?"
Saturday March 2, 2019
Companies are making 100 per cent renewable energy commitments, but are using dirty electricity from local grids. How can they support their claim?
Saturday February 23, 2019
Climate change regulations and laws are being adopted worldwide. However, if they're not enforced and violators prosecuted, little will change.
Sunday February 17, 2019
Children from over forty UK schools went on strike in protest at Government’s inability to tackle climate change. Drawing supporting from academics and teachers’ unions, ire from parts of the media and vague indifference from the Government, their action was part of a worldwide movement organised by children for children. It’s become common to see […]
Saturday February 16, 2019
Food waste is a big problem. The UN has estimated a third of food produced is thrown away each year. When it goes into a recycling bin we might feel a vague sense of satisfaction that “at least it’s being recycled” but that hides the underlying problem: we buy too much food. The issue isn’t […]
Sunday February 10, 2019
For the past couple of years, the US has been losing its influence. Rarely has a pariah state like North Korea claimed the moral high ground than when President Trump pulled the US out of the Paris Accord. The world’s greatest polluter had turned its back on the rest of the world to feed narrow […]
Wednesday January 30, 2019
The presence of a "no junk mail" sticker on a letter-box does little to slow the tide of unwanted advertising flyers or help the environment
Monday January 21, 2019
Twenty years ago, “business” was seen as inherently untrustworthy and even evil. Since then that attitude has turned around until, if the Edelman Trust Barometer is correct, companies are more trusted than governments and media. It’s a trend that’s been developing for years as global elitism has become more pronounced and social media driven has […]
Friday January 11, 2019
More sustainable consumer goods, reducing plastic and a new generation of business leaders driving change are 3 of my sustainability predictions for 2019.
Friday January 4, 2019
The launch of Greggs vegan sausage roll is sign veganism is going mainstream. Is this a good move for healthier food, or a sign of future diet problems?