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
This week saw the publication of new research on the global impact of farming methods. It's a serious, in-depth study that underlines not only the contribution of farming to climate change, but also its wider impact on water, land and air. It ... Read moreDo I have to give up meat and dairy to tackle climate change?
Syria has been in the news almost constantly over the past seven years as the scene of many atrocities and endless suffering. The early uprisings of the 'Arab Spring' - against brutal government actions and the spiralling cost of living - quickly ... Read moreSyria: caught between fossil fuels and climate change
April was a pretty unremarkable month from a cash and carbon point of view. But the big news is that I finally got round to switching from my long-term green energy supplier, Good Energy, to Bulb. The reasons were mostly financial - Bulb charge ... Read moreApril 2018 Update: So I switched to Bulb
With a scorching hot Bank Holiday weekend just behind us, it seems hard to imagine we were only recently locked deep in the coldest winter since time began*. Prominent climate change deniers like Nigel Farage were quick to point at the snow and ice ... Read moreIs “Farage Warming” a thing?