This is a guest article is written by David McGowan from Intuitive Renewables, a renewable energy consultancy, that has corporate responsibility at the heart of its business structure Sheffield is one of the UK’s most prized cities, known as the hub of the industrial revolution with a rich heritage of cultural and technological innovation. It has, … Read more Join Intuitive Renewables in creating new green spaces for Sheffield
In this article we take a look at Sian Bezuidenhout’s latest book “The Boy Who Speaks To Trees”. Tell us a bit about your background I was born in Durban, South Africa in 1964, to an Indian family in the heyday of the apartheid regime. I grew up with institutionalized racism oozing out of every … Read more “The Boy Who Speaks to Trees” a fascinating glimpse on the healing power of trees
This is certainly not the topic which made Isaac Asimov famous, but he did write about climate change in an extremely powerful and conclusive way. In just a couple of paragraphs he manages to perfectly explain the science behind the mechanisms that drive anthropogenic climate change. He presents the dangers of feedback loops and runaway … Read more Isaac Asimov’s warning about climate change and deforestation (1986)
If we want to protect the natural environment we absolutely need to become conscious consumers. The choices we make have a direct impact on demand and directly influence industrial production. That said, it is important to realize that we can not solve the ecological crisis solely through our choices as consumers. Here’s why. Let’s take … Read more We can not solve the ecological crisis as consumers, we must do it as citizens
Climate skeptics often claim that the scientific models fail to accurately predict the changes in the climate we actually observe in the real world. While the fossil fuel industry does their best to spread misinformation and doubt about the science, the facts speak for themselves. Thirty years ago, NASA scientist James Hansen testified to Congress … Read more How accurate were the climate models from thirty years ago ? Pretty f****** accurate !