All posts by Mike Hosey

Plastic Free Parliament: Update

This time last year I received a letter from my local MP, Julian Lewis, on what the UK Parliament were doing to tackle the problem of waste within the government. In that letter, Lewis discusses a mixed recycling scheme of various materials that are used in Parliament and claims that no waste produced in Parliament ...

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Breaking Records Down Under

The end of 2018 and start of 2019 saw some of the most extreme temperatures ever recorded in Australia with many high-temperature records being smashed. Many areas in the eastern states were tackling drought whilst the island of Tasmania was tackling huge forest fires. Even the tennis stars at the Australian Open had to deal ...

Cutting Down on Plastic in 2019

2018 was a huge year in raising awareness of the problem of plastic and the effect that it's having on the environment and to critical ecosystems. The final episode of David Attenborough's Blue Planet II was arguably the biggest moment when a lot of people realised what impact plastic was having on our environment and wanted ...

The Nerve of the UK Fossil Fuel Industry

Last week it was revealed that the chief executive of fracking giant Cuadrilla penned a letter to UK MPs calling on them to relax regulations on the strength of earthquakes that are allowed during the fracking process. Despite heavy opposition from locals and environmental activists, Cuadrilla was given a licence to begin drilling at their ...

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