2040 Film – Look at the possible future

Concerned about his young daughter’s future, filmmaker Damon Gameau travels the world in search of new approaches and solutions to climate change. He meets with innovators and changemakers in many fields to draw on their expertise. Structured as a visual letter to his 4-year-old daughter, Damon blends traditional documentary with dramatised sequences and high-end visual effects to create a vision… Read More

Solar Farm in Shropshire

The “Shropshire Star” reports that Shropshire Council is now planning to build its first ever solar farm to power local businesses with clean energy. The scheme would see a major solar farm built on a former landfill site in Oswestry.  The scheme, which would generate enough electricity to power the equivalent of 500 homes, would first require planning approval and, if this is achieved, could be generating green electricity by summer 2022. It… Read More

UK transport plan

The UK Government has published its plan for the decarbonisation of transport. It is a comprehensive plan which describes the UK Government’s approach to car, train, air travel and so on, and how to reduce carbon emissions in pursuit of the UK Government’s target of net zero by 2050. CLICK HERE to get a copy of the plan. Read More

Soaring Temperatures in California

The BBC reports extreme heat is building in the western United States, with forecasts of record-breaking temperatures in the states of California and Nevada. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-57788118 It comes just weeks after another dangerous heatwave hit North America, and the region has experienced the hottest June on record. California’s Death Valley on Friday recorded a high of 54.4C (130F), with similar heat… Read More

Climate Change Inaction

The Climate Change Committee reported back to the government on climate change inaction today, 24th June 2021. One of their key conclusions was “The Government has made historic climate promises in the past year, for which it deserves credit. However, it has been too slow to follow these with delivery. This defining year for the UK’s climate credentials has been… Read More

Which? magazine Eco Buys

Which? magazine has launched a new recommendation label to their reviews. In November 2020 they applied it to washing machines and dishwashers. They have now added these to fridges, fridge-freezers, built-in ovens, and tumble dryers. Only the most energy-efficient products from brands that are proven to last make the grade as an Eco Buy. Choosing an Eco Buy fridge-freezer could… Read More

We are not acting fast enough

The independent Climate Change Committee has just produced a report which says that the risks to people are increasing, but our actions are not happening fast enough. In this report, more than 60 risks and opportunities have been identified, fundamental to every aspect of life in the UK covering our natural environment, our health, our homes, the infrastructure on which… Read More