Between Christmas and new year, I had a few days up in the Lake District and visited the highest café in England. It is a lovely place in winter.
In my constant attempt to bring down my global footprint, I decided to give vegetarianism a chance. To be honest getting down my global footprint wasn’t my only motivation, I … Continue readingThe Vegetarian Option
I have a dream, a dream of a world where cars can run quietly on electricity, and don’t belch out polluting fumes that create smog in inner cities. One where people walk around with mp3 players & mobile phones that don’t need batteries because they can charge themselves from the movement of our bodies. A world where people can download any film/book/music they want wherever they are to read and watch even while they are on the move. A world where long distance travel is possible but the planes landing at Heathrow, or any other airport, do not keep people awake at night with the noise of takeoffs and landings. Where we don’t rely on other, often unstable, countries to supply our energy because we can produce enough ourselves through sustainable means. A world where teleconferencing is commonplace because the quality is almost as good as being there face to face. … Continue readingI Have A Dream
Just after I came back from my holiday and started hunting around for a way to make me feel better about all the flying and driving I had done, out … Continue readingIs There Any Point To Carbon Offsetting?
Recently it seems that every supermarket is trumpeting their green credentials, telling us that they are aiming to carbon neutral, label food that has been flown, save energy and recycle … Continue readingWho’s The Greenest Of Them All?
I’m off on holiday to Argentina, that isn’t very environmentally friendly I know, but I want to see the world before it changes entirely. I have promised myself that I … Continue readingNot So Environmentally Friendly
Or at least slow the increase. I’ve been thinking a lot about this lately, according to an article in 2002 by friends of the earth aircraft emissions in 1990 were … Continue readingHow To Cut Down On Aircraft Emissions