energy, transport

Meanwhile in Chelsea – This is worrying

A worrying story from Cycling UK, where we NEED to get on bikes, rather than in cars, or even buses, the story below could give president for other towns to follow. As cycling gives a yield to society, compared to the cost of cars and other forms of transport.“Bike-lane backlash prompts 'High Traffic Neighbourhood' PlanA scheme… Continue reading Meanwhile in Chelsea – This is worrying

energy, Event, general, Health

10 Part Series from the Royal Society Of Medicine

An online series from RSM "On 16 March 2021, The Royal Society of Medicine launched a new 10-part series focusing on climate change. Whilst the world is currently in the grip of the worst health crisis in living memory, the growing climate change emergency poses a far greater threat to the health of humanity.”You can view… Continue reading 10 Part Series from the Royal Society Of Medicine

energy, general, Health, recycling, textiles

Colossal amount” of greenhouse gases generated by PPE during the COVID-19 pandemic

https://sustainablehealthcare.org.uk/news/2021/03/reviewing-ways-reduce-“colossal-amount”-greenhouse-gases-generated-ppe-supplied-nhsA year on, and only now are has there been talk of ways of reusing some ‘single use’ PPE, such as face masks.  A YEAR! Over 3 billion pieces of personal protective equipment were used between February and August 2020, resulting in over 106,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalents  Scenario modelling indicated that the carbon… Continue reading Colossal amount” of greenhouse gases generated by PPE during the COVID-19 pandemic

energy, Event, recycling, transport

Futurebuild The Lost Sessions

Futurebuild The Lost SessionsLearning for the future – biodiversity and net zero as standard."Positioning ourselves for COP26 and beyond – a plan for the built and natural environment, in partnership with the Edge Although the next Futurebuild event won’t take place until 2022, Futurebuild and the Edge has joined forces to explore the actions that… Continue reading Futurebuild The Lost Sessions

energy, Health, transport

Ebike Owners use their cars less

Author - as an eBike owner myself, who doesn’t have a car at the moment, I’m inclined to agree!A six month study has shown that purchasers of electric bikes increased their cycling journeys from 2.1km to 9.2km per day on average. E-cycling as a share of all kms travelled increased from 17 to 49 percent… Continue reading Ebike Owners use their cars less