Why Using A Public Library Is Important For Low Carbon Living

Library books

Day 37 of 365 Days Of Low Carbon Living.

When was the last time you visited your local public library?

If it has been a while, you might find a lot has changed.  You may not even need to go to the library to access some of its services.

There a great community resource and an important component of low carbon living. Continue reading

7 Reasons Not To Miss This – And What To Do If You Do

Some weeks it’s Time Flies --- Image by © Royalty-Free/Corbishard to keep up with how quickly the world is changing.

Yes, part of that is the climate crisis: we live in a world that’s been profoundly and dangerously altered.

But the politics of climate change are changing too, and some weeks you can feel a tangible shift in what is possible and what is not.

This is one of those weeks, and Global Divestment Day is a chance to be part of that shift. Together, people all over the world are changing the game and Continue reading

Change Your Bank For A Powerful Impact On Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Coal-fired power plant at Datteln, Germany

Image by Tyler at www.clker.com/clipart-350479

Last week I spoke about our addiction to fossil fuels. I put the question: can we put in the effort needed to break our addiction to fossil fuels before it’s too late?

Now, before we can break an addiction we need to recognise the problem.

In the case of climate change, that’s easy: there’s plenty of evidence that how we have been doing things in recent decades and centuries is cooking the planet… Continue reading

Turning The Tide

Picture of wave breaking on beach

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Have you ever stood on a beach, watching the waves come in?

One. By. One.

The rhythm is mesmerising.

One. By. One.

You can stand there for a long time.

One. By. One. Continue reading

Does Your Personal Effort To ‘Save The Environment’ Make Any Difference?

Do you ever wonder if the little things Question mark red 3D glossy that you do to try and ‘save the environment’ actually make any difference?

Sometimes it can feel like our effort is too small to make a difference…especially when we are trying to send a message to the companies and governments with which we interact.

We’re making an effort (even if it’s a small one) but Continue reading