Blogs

31. 07. 2007
On what must have been just about the only sunny day in July, I found myself last week enjoying the evening sunshine sitting outside a London pub with a group of equally sun-loving escapees from an exceptionally tedious conference. Eight tables outside, rapidly filling up, with...
Health
30. 07. 2007
I’m in trouble with the NFU. Not my fault, it has to be said, but a no doubt wonderful organisation called the Redditch Vegetarians and Vegans has issued an ‘eco-poster’ directly attributing these words me: “You make a bigger contribution to stopping global warming by becoming...
Sustainable Food
27. 07. 2007
I live in Cheltenham, just down the road from Tewkesbury and Gloucester, both of which have been affected much more seriously than Cheltenham itself. It’s still bloody miserable for tens of thousands of people in the region, exacerbated by the fact that water supplies are...
Climate change
18. 07. 2007
One thing both Caroline and I will be taking heart from is the news that the Manchester-London air route has seen a 10% reduction in passengers over the last year. The Manchester Airport Group attributes this to the increasingly lively debate about the impact of flying on...
Aviation
13. 07. 2007
Let battle be joined! Earlier this week, a coalition of some of the UK’s most influential environmental NGOs decided to go to war with Gordon Brown and his government on the new Planning White Paper. This White Paper is all about accelerating planning decisions on major...
Government