Last week a report published advice to 'have one fewer child' as part of a report on how governments and schools are failing to promote the most effective ways that individuals can fight climate change. They also produced some pretty eye watering ... Read moreWhy ‘have fewer children’ is really bad climate advice
In Paris this week every country in the world agreed that it is critical to limit global warming. Far from being expensive and difficult, my own experience is that living the low carbon lifestyle we all need to make this goal a reality is very ... Read moreFive tips for saving £1000s AND slashing your carbon footprint
I feel sorry for the poor sods who live near a major airport like Heathrow. The skies around Sheffield seem to boom almost continuously with the noise of jet engines these days. And of course, we don’t even have an airport anymore. So living under ... Read moreFlying into trouble?
We get a lot of pressure from other people and advertising to buy things. We spend more money than we have, and whilst this makes money for someone, somewhere, and contributes to economic growth, it also makes us work harder and leaves us with less ... Read moreRedefine ‘success’: improve your quality of life
I'm the most environmentally conscious person I know. I'm rapidly heading for a two tonne CO2e lifestyle. This is half the global average of greenhouse gas, and a quarter of the UK average. However, it looks like I must be doing it all wrong. I drive ... Read moreI’m doing it all wrong