Yearly Archives: 2015

16 06, 2015

How can we begin to understand climate change when there are so many differing opinions

The Knowledge age places so much information in front us, none more confusing than climate change, global warming, extreme weather – and the ultimate survival of the planet. The debate scares me, the future looking grim, even though it will not ultimately affect me, because of my age, but it will my family – and [...]

2 02, 2015

No man is an island

even if he believes it because he lives on one George Monbiot is a well-respected blogger on all things "environmental". He is one of the lead columnists in the UK's Guardian newspaper, now one of the most widely read newspapers in the world, thanks to its forward-thinking owners who continue to increase its digital footprint [...]

20 01, 2015

What’s at Steak ?

Countless initiatives are on the go to reduce greenhouse gases, from reducing the burning of fossil fuels to giving up eating steak. Our favourite whipping boy may be coal-fired power stations, but there is increasing focus on cattle. Such a shift from industrial to pastoral may take you by surprise. But we are not talking [...]