Sustainable Palm Oil: Another Step Along the Road

In the highly controversial world of palm oil and its impact on the world’s forests, a rather important thing happened on Tuesday. But I very much doubt that you will have heard…


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Why do Ed and Greg hate solar energy?

Today is Solar Independence Day. And I feel angry – at this Government’s incomprehensible failure to seize hold of the opportunity to promote the UK’s solar industry as one of the…


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Urban Bloody Seagulls

Seagulls are much on my mind at the moment. Urban bloody seagulls! Of which we would appear to have a huge number in Cheltenham, many of which would appear to like nothing more…


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Reflections on the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change – Part 3 – IPCC: Please Don’t Mention the ‘P’ Word!

In case you think I’ve just gone soft on the IPCC in every respect, let me just tell you that it’s as pathetic on the link between population and accelerating climate change as…


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The Conservation Volunteers Has A New President!

So here’s a new thing in my life: I’ve just become President of The Conservation Volunteers (Press Release attached). Not completely new, mind you. I’ve been a Vice President for…


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