What do you do in the lead-up to Easter? Anything different to the rest of the year? (With Easter early this year, perhaps you’re still getting into the swing of the working (calendar) year! ;-))
It happens that the lead-up to Easter is a great time for some conscious reassessments with a view to living and working more sustainably.
We could, of course do that any time. Continue reading
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The new year is traditionally a time for new beginnings.
Many of us will have resolved to make changes to how we go about our personal lives. Some of these can reduce our environmental impact – if done the right way. For example:
So, your home is insulated but is still cold in winter and hot in summer, especially when it’s windy?
It could be that your home is leaky.
A home that leaks like a sieve can be fine – in the right place (like the tropics, where air movement is welcome).
But if you live where winters are cold Continue reading
Yesterday I was delighted to have been able to join in celebrations for Ganesh Chaturthi at one of my local Hindu temples. I had been invited to talk to the congregation about some very important gatherings that are happening later this year.
I thought the occasion particularly apt because Hindus and others particularly invoke Ganesha for:
Momentum is building in the lead-up to the UN climate talks in Paris that begin on 30 November 2015 and are crucial to our future.
What – and who – will cause the tipping point that will lead to the bold decisions we need being taken before it is too late?
It may well be come from sleeping giants.
International Climate Change Symposium 17-18 August 2015, CC BY Islamic Relief