Blogs

26. 06. 2007
For me, last week’s absolute highlight was the Ashden Awards event for Sustainable Energy – now in its sixth year. I may be biased (well, I am biased, as I’m a Trustee of the Awards!), but it’s hard to beat an evening where all one has to cope with is a succession of inspiring...
Climate change
21. 06. 2007
Thanks to Chris and Caroline for the challenge ('Flights of fancy?'). No problem about that (see below) as I believe any activists / champions in this area need to be up front about their own carbon footprint. As you’ll see, I fly a lot. 21 times in the last year, in fact, or...
Aviation
13. 06. 2007
I wouldn’t want anyone to think this blog is going to be population-obsessed, but I just have to record “a major, major step forward” for bloggers seeking to influence governmental negotiating positions. Just four weeks ago, I suggested that the Chinese government should face...
China, Population
08. 06. 2007
Richard Branson had one of those days yesterday. He flew back from Africa (doing stuff with one of his charities out there), launched a new Virgin train which will now run on 20% biodiesel, lobbied Gordon Brown (who was launching it with him), and then descended on the...
Aviation
01. 06. 2007
To Peterborough, to mark 15 years of the City as one of the four Environment Cities. A lot of good things done during that time, but a long way still to travel. Waste inevitably pops up as one of the biggest issues. Peterborough has the second best recycling performance of...
Waste