Tagged: Climate Change

New Puritans and the Circular Economy

Musings on coffee, consumer culture and a circular economy. I was saddened to read the report on Treehugger that Renato Bialetti died earlier this month. Bialetti brought his father’s iconic...

Newcastle Climate March

On Sunday, nearly 650 people marched through Newcastle calling on politicians to deliver a clean energy future free from climate chaos. This weekend’s Global Climate March broke records to become the largest...

Time to ACT!

A coalition of green groups across the North East is planning the region’s largest Climate March to coincide with the Paris COP21 summit. For the third of our articles on...

Climate Change Denial

Climate change denial takes many forms and all of them get in the way of meaningful action. For the second of our articles on climate change in the lead up...

The Green Electricity Conundrum

What exactly is ‘green electricity’ and is it a low carbon energy source? When I bought my house 10 years ago, it came with an electric central heating system. It...

This Changes Everything

With the Paris climate summit in three months time, I review Naomi Klein’s book on Climate Change, ‘This Changes Everything’. In just a few months time, world leaders will convene...

A New Lease of Life for the Hebburn Eco Centre

Almost 20 years since the Eco Centre opened, Groundwork have refurbished their innovative headquarters in Hebburn, reaffirming its green credentials and their commitment to minimising their impact on the environment....

The Power of Pollen

Paleoecology, Palynology and Pollen. How the meticulous study of the distant past is helping to predict the future. In his inaugural lecture at Northumbria University on Wednesday, Professor Ulrich Salzmann...

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