Economic growth through consumption will destroy us

A lot of people found the recent elections quite depressing, and not just because of the outcome. For all the arguments on policy, the main parties seemed quite close in a lot of their thinking. One such area was economic growth. Both Labour and Conservatives fought hard to be credible on economic growth, and the […]

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I’m doing it all wrong

I’m the most environmentally conscious person I know. I’m rapidly heading for a three tonne carbon footprint. This is half the global average of greenhouse gas, and a quarter of the UK average. However, it looks like I must be doing it all wrong. I drive a car. I eat meat. I go on foreign holidays. I don’t recycle all that much. […]

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