I found this fascinating, if rather scary, video from WWF together with natural history filmmakers Silverback Films, which I thought I would share with you. It focuses on the finance sector and how they need to change to ensure that money is used to help the planet rather than destroy it. It's not specifically about rented property but does show how important our … [Read more...] about Our Planet: Too Big To Fail
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?