Cliimate change is firmly in the news after decades of inaction. I'm not sure what has done more to bring climate change into sharp focus for millions of people: the huge recent demonstrations or the increasingly frequent apocalyptic weather events ... Read moreAre you climate friendly? Find out in just five minutes.
Mr GreenBeard’s Blog
The awareness of how much damage flying does to the environment has been growing for years. More recently, this awareness has given risen to the new social phenonenom of 'flight shaming'. This 'shame' arises where people feel bad about the damage ... Read moreWhy ‘Flight Shaming’ is the wrong approach
The actress and climate activist Emma Thompson got a bit of flack last week for flying from the US to join the Extinction Rebellion climate change protests. Whilst there are many arguments that could be had around this, I mention it as for me it ... Read moreCan the Government really stop climate change?
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?