I miss winter. I truly do. Yes, I like watching the garden come to life in spring and the buds blossom but I love the muted lighting of winter more … Continue reading Fed up with hot and dry
At the Sustainability festival last weekend I received one negative comment that has been on my mind ever since. Overall the community was very supportive but one person approached me … Continue reading Why do they get all the space?
Why do people feel the need to tell me this? It’s not my job to defend cyclists who go through red lights just as it’s not my job to defend … Continue reading But I once saw a cyclist go through a red light …
I had a great day at the Sustainability Festival in Aberdeen yesterday. I was there with Hoss, my new e-cargo-trike, and lots of literature from Cycling UK. The very lovely … Continue reading Recap of the Sustainability Festival in Aberdeen
I’ve been thinking a lot about sustainability recently both through my work at Award Force and also on a more personal level. It has become fashionable for corporations to talk … Continue reading Sustainability
Aberdeen Climate Action recently had a competition to design a mascot. Children completed entries at Climate Week North East earlier this month and the runner-up is my favourite. Meet McPiggy … Continue reading McPiggy and the meaning of life
Climate Café no.5 was on in Aberdeen last night. If you live in Aberdeen I highly recommend this series. It’s an initiative of Aberdeen Climate Action, a community organisation for … Continue reading Growing your own food
It has been three years since we dispensed with the family car and I don’t regret it, not even a little bit. Car ownership is governed by the same law … Continue reading Living without a family car
About 6 months ago I started volunteering for a local community organisation dedicated to inspiring real action on climate change. The organisation is called Aberdeen Climate Action and my first task … Continue reading Aberdeen’s Climate Café Series
There’s a brilliant article from Peter Singer in Project Syndicate this week about Donald Trump’s whinging over the unfairness of the Paris climate agreement. Trump is basically the fat kid who … Continue reading Is Donald Trump right to claim unfairness over Paris?
I thought I’d share this. It appeared in my Twitter feed yesterday and even if you have no intention of participating there are some interesting questions there. How are we … Continue reading $5 million up for grabs!
I saw this last week on the Australian Sydney Morning Herald site and it’s good and needs to be shared. It explains the greenhouse effect and how we can tell … Continue reading Greenhouse gases: not just a bunch of hot air