I have a confession. Earth overshoot day this year was 1st August. Mine, as in if everyone on the planet lived like me, was 30th April...
I heard a scary fact recently, clothing is the 4th contributor to global warming after transport, energy and food. What the F? How is that possible? I can understand the other sectors being top offenders, we all constantly use energy, we need food everyday and we all know how bad diesel cars and flying is... Continue Reading →
We all know plastic is clogging up our oceans, it's being eaten by animals and it's getting into our food change. The solution seems simple: stop using plastic. But the problem is more complex, plastic is everywhere. If a product isn't made out of plastic, its most likely wrapped in it. Well, hopefully not for... Continue Reading →
The message is clear: fracking is bad. The general public in the UK seems to think so, yet the government isn't listening. In blockbuster films, it's always clear who is the baddie, in real life it doesn't tend to be so black and white. Unless we're talking about fracking. Fracking is bad, there is no... Continue Reading →
Sometimes making a small change can significantly help the planet, but it can also save us money. What I found surprising when looking into changing energy providers to one that would be 100% renewable, is that price comparison websites said it would save me up to £300 a year compared to my current provider. Looking... Continue Reading →
It's Climatarian week people! Watch this animation to see how small changes to your diet could make a big impact on the planet. As it's Climatarian week, give it a go this week and see how you get along. It's not about making drastic changes, it's about doing what you can. For more information visit www.climatarianweek.com
I saw stewards tell a group that anything folded down and given to the donation point would be given to charity, but anything left in the field would be plowed down and thrown into a landfill. Half an hour later I saw the same group walk away leaving their tents, chairs and airbeds in the field.
One easy way to make a difference to the environment is in the choices we make as consumers. I've noticed over the past few year that more and more products are certified by eco friendly labels. But it's not easy to make environmentally conscious decisions when you don't know what you're supposed to be looking out... Continue Reading →
If like me, you missed this massive piece of news from last year, you might be excited to know that in April 2016, scientists discovered a coral reef in the Amazon. Very cool, especially considering how unlikely they were to find anything in the area due to the conditions not being favourable for a reef... Continue Reading →