Month: December 2017

Strawless in Seattle

An industry-led campaign playing on the famous 'Sleepless in Seattle' movie has succeeded in banning plastic straws and utensils being given handed out with food and drink. The ban will come into force in July 2018 with fines for businesses that do not offer these alternative options to customers. However, over 200 businesses are already getting ...

The Broken Rungs of London’s Housing Ladder

In order to tackle London's rising homeless epidemic, we must transition towards a more sustainable economy - and focus on the just distribution of resources. The United Kingdom is in the midst of an intensifying housing crisis which has resulted in the highest levels of polarisation in housing wealth than any other time since the Victorian era[i]. ...

Costa Rica Makes it to 300 Days on only Renewable Energy!

Renewable energy has generated enough electricity to power Costa Rica for 300 days in 2017 alone. We're not even at the end of the year yet. By the end of November, Costa Rica announced that renewable energy had powered the country for 300 days of the year with December still to come. It passed the ...

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