Tagged: Climate Change

Footprint 2018

Taking steps towards a more positive and sustainable future. Last weekend I attended Footprint 2018 at Durham University. Run over two days, the event was a series of seminars, workshops,...

Minimalism and Peak Stuff

Could a rise in enthusiasm for minimalist living signal that western society is nearing ‘Peak Stuff’? I’ve been intrigued by the rise of references to minimalism in the media over...

Climate Action North East

An event celebrating World Environment Day was the first official activity for Climate Action North East, a new community interest company. The theme of this year’s World Environment Day is...

Before the Flood

A new film by Leonardo DiCaprio is yet another reminder that we’re not doing enough to solve climate change. In 2014, Leonardo DiCaprio became a U.N. Messenger of Peace. As...

Fossil Fuels Future

A public debate about the future of fossil fuels brought together an engaging panel of experts in Durham. Last Monday evening, the Durham Energy Institute teamed up with the Durham...

A Postcard from Barbados

Notes from the tropical island paradise of Barbados: architecture, environment and progress towards sustainability. Regular readers will have noticed that a month has passed since my last post. I’ve been...

Cundall One Planet Living

Newcastle-based engineering consultancy Cundall demonstrates its commitment to sustainability with an ambitious target of One Planet Living. A striking newspaper headline in December caught my attention. It suggested that 2016...

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