Cities and Climate Change Science Conference

Hosted in Edmonton, Canada, the 2018 Cities and Climate Change Science Conference ran from the 5th-7th March and aimed to "inspire the next frontier of research focused on the science of cities and climate change." The Cities and Climate Change Science Conference was supported by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and looks to increase … Continue reading Cities and Climate Change Science Conference

The Dirty Secret of Clean Coal

For decades now, fossil fuel industries and those invested in them have pushed the continued use of fossil fuels to meet our energy needs instead of cleaner renewable energy sources. Arguments have ranged from the cost of renewable energy to the lack of realistic alternatives, often making outlandish claims that are frequently untrue. Now there's … Continue reading The Dirty Secret of Clean Coal

Chetna Organic Agriculture Producer Company Ltd – Cotton in India

Around the world, there are thought to be over 100 million households engaged in the growth and production of cotton and over 300 million people employed at any point along the production line. It's the world's oldest commercial crop and for many developing countries it is a large part of their GDP. However, many of … Continue reading Chetna Organic Agriculture Producer Company Ltd – Cotton in India

4 Ways Airlines Are Aiming For Sustainability!

Having spent 24 hours flying from Southampton to Perth last week, it got me thinking as to the impact my travel and air travel, in general, is having on the environment. Air transport is currently responsible for about 1.3% of anthropogenic CO2 emissions. It doesn't sound like much but air travel is doubled almost every … Continue reading 4 Ways Airlines Are Aiming For Sustainability!

The Central African Forest Initiative

Alongside the Amazon Rainforest and Indonesia's extensive rainforests, Central Africa is home to one of the largest rainforests in the world and home to millions of species of flora and fauna. The Congo Rainforest that lies within the Congo River Basin and covers approximately 695,000 square miles has experienced the slowest rate of deforestation of … Continue reading The Central African Forest Initiative

What are ‘Walkable Cities’?

Last Thursday morning I shared an article on Facebook and Instagram about research that has found a number of health benefits of those living in 'walkable cities'. The research found that there are a number of health benefits to living in a walkable city, including lower blood pressure and reduced hypertension risk. But what are … Continue reading What are ‘Walkable Cities’?

London will be the World’s First National Park City!

It's now official that London will be the world's first national park city! A move announced today will grant the city of London National Park status in 2019! The move to grant London this unique status was welcomed by the Mayor of London and the vast majority of the London Assembly. A few months ago … Continue reading London will be the World’s First National Park City!