Take the Three Tonne Challenge. How climate friendly are you?
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 when they take a flight, rather than being shamed […]
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. Whilst there are many arguments that could be had around this, I mention it as for me it throws the issues into sharp focus. Just in case you […]
Why does three tonnes matter?
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 cost and carbon snapshot, you will have an idea of how much you can potentially […]
We – the human race – currently pump 40 gigatonnes of greenhouse gas into the atmosphere each year. We know that this so-called ‘greenhouse gas’ is rapidly changing the weather patterns on our planet. This 40 gigatonnes worth of gas a year mostly comes from burning coal, oil and gas, although clearing forests, agriculture and […]