There are huge savings to be made from reducing our carbon footprint. Regular readers will know that I saved in excess of £90,000 in just six years, on a pretty average salary in this way. If you have completed the cost and carbon snapshot, you will ... Read moreHow a three tonne carbon footprint can save you £16,000+ a year
We - the human race - currently pump 40 gigatonnes of greenhouse gas into the atmosphere each year. We know that this so-called 'greenhouse gas' is rapidly changing the weather patterns on our planet. This 40 gigatonnes worth of gas a year mostly ... Read moreWhy does three tonnes matter?
I've been reading a lot recently about how our rapidly growing reliance on web apps is using more resources and impacting on climate change. At the same time, the usual questions that I always have around "how much is down to me?" and "what can I do ... Read moreWhat is the carbon footprint of 1 gigabyte of Internet data?
My switch to Bulb is bedding in nicely, I'm pleased with how it is working out so far. The online Bulb dashboard tells me that I spent £48 on gas and electricity to the middle of June. My LiveLight Home Cost Tracker (which measures month end to month ... Read moreMay Update: Settling in with Bulb, and water conundrums
My previous post on whether it was necessary to give up meat and dairy to tackle climate change produced a pretty adverse reaction from some of my vegan and vegetarian friends. It was never my intention to upset anyone, and I apologise unreservedly ... Read moreDo I have to give up meat and dairy to tackle climate change: part two