We all know that there is a climate emergency coming. Or we should do. We don't want to accept it but the evidence (if you read it) seems clearer and clearer. And frightening. Something, many things, need to be done. One of the many things that need to be done is adapting our homes and rented properties so they use less energy and have a better carbon footprint. … [Read more...] about Landlords – what are your questions on improving the energy efficiency of your properties?
Climate Change Background
Do you remember Ellen MacArthur the 'round the world' yachtswoman? She retired from professional sailing in 2010 and launched the Ellen MacArthur Foundation. This is a charity which works to accelerate our transition to a circular economy. So what is a circular economy? It is what we need long term to survive. There are three principles: Design out waste and … [Read more...] about Landlords and the Circular Economy
The things you read in the newspapers and hear in the news make it sound so dire that you wonder whether there is actually anything that can be done to stop the impending crisis. So far as Britain is concerned, the Zero Carbon project from the Centre for Alternative Technology seems to think that we can. Here is the video that they have … [Read more...] about Can we have a Zero Carbon Britain?