Boris Johnson’s Christmas break from Climate Change
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There has been a bit of controversy over Boris Johnson’s Christmas holiday away from the UK. It seems unclear who actually paid for his £15,000 stay in a villa in the Grenadines. Leaving this story aside, it is also worth noting the carbon footprint of the PM’s holiday. According to www.Atmosfair.de, a first class return flight […]
Why ‘Flight Shaming’ is the wrong approach
We all want to do as much as possible to stop climate change. But it can be hard to know what to do for the best. Take our three tonne challenge and find out where you can make the biggest difference in stopping climate change, and what more we need to do. It only takes […]
Can the Government really stop climate change?
The awareness of how much damage flying does to the environment has been growing for years. More recently, this awareness has given risen to the new social phenonenom of ‘flight shaming’. This ‘shame’ arises where people feel bad about the damage they know they are causing, rather than being shamed by hoards of angry placard-waving, […]
How a three tonne carbon footprint can save you £16,000+ a year
The actress and climate activist Emma Thompson got a bit of flack last week for flying from the US to join the Extinction Rebellion climate change protests. For me, this throws the issues into sharp focus. Extinction Rebellion Just in case you missed it, Extinction Rebellion are using direct non-violent resistance to demand that the […]
There are huge savings to be made from reducing our carbon footprint. Regular readers will know that I saved in excess of £90,000 in just six years, on a pretty average salary in this way. If you have completed the Three Tonne Challenge, you will have an idea of how much you can potentially save […]