Blogs

21. 12. 2015
The Scandal of the Performance Gap in the Housing Industry Many people driving a new car have long suspected that the fuel consumption demonstrated in the manufacture’s brochure is significantly out of line with the reality of the day to day running of the vehicle. And...
Housing
18. 12. 2015
You’ve got to hand it to this lot: when it comes to brazen, carbon-intensive balls, they’ve got ‘em! First out of the blocks was the heavily-whipped decision in Parliament on Wednesday to allow fracking under (but not, as yet, in) National Parks and other...
Energy
15. 12. 2015
Today (Tuesday 15th December) in London, we’ll be launching our Report on High Carbon Stock (HCS) forests, and the role of the palm oil industry in helping both to identify them and then to protect them. It’s a bit of a blockbuster, made up of three different...
Sustainable Food
14. 12. 2015
Amber Rudd, Secretary of State at DECC, was all over the media yesterday, making out that the UK had played a big part in securing the historic agreement in Paris*. Unfortunately, nothing could be further from the truth. The transparent duplicity of the UK’s position had...
Climate change
29. 11. 2015
Here’s a rather staggering statistic: UK universities produce one world leader in every 50,000 graduates! I have to admit that I wasn’t aware of that improbably impressive contribution to global leadership four years ago, when I was thinking a lot about the role of...