Water turns a mysterious shade of turquoise off the west coast of Scotland. A brown foam covers the Sea of Marmara in Turkey. There remains a ‘red tide’ in Florida. What do all these biblical sounding events have in common? Algal bloom. Algal bloom is an… Read More »Doom and Bloom: What’s So Bad About Algal Bloom?
Why is Industrial Farming Bad? Regenerative agriculture, or ‘regen ag’, is a term making waves in some circles, but what does it really mean? As climate-consciousness rises many words are floating around and new terms, like permaculture and agroforestry, are joining older ones like organic and… Read More »Organic? Permaculture? Navigating Sustainable Farming and its Terminology
COP26 has wrapped up this week with gruelling negotiations from national delegates overrunning by 24 hours. After a lot of talk, finally an agreement has been reached that can be signed-off by all 196 countries in attendance. COP takes place every year and is an… Read More »What Happened at COP26 in Glasgow?
The British government is expecting around 30,000 guests in Glasgow at the end of this month, as the city plays host to COP26. The 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference will be crucial for the nations of the world to agree on how to reach… Read More »Everything You Need to Know about COP26
Halloween may miss out to Christmas on being the most wonderful time of the year, but it can still be a lot of fun. Enjoying a scary film, throwing a Halloween party, or dressing up for work or school are all ways to get in… Read More »How to have a Green Halloween 2021
Food is a topic close to all of our hearts (and stomachs), which means World Food Day is always a good opportunity to consider our current food system. Every year World Food Day asks us to consider what we eat and how we can improve… Read More »World Food Day: Why is Our Food System Broken?
Carbon Footprint. Those two words get thrown around a lot, whether it’s the government talking about the UK’s carbon footprint, an app telling you to measure your carbon footprint or a company advertising their low carbon footprint. The phrase is everywhere. But, what is a… Read More »Carbon Footprint: Meaning and Explanation
Over the past year, we have seen how a change in society’s behaviour can directly impact the climate. As a symptom of worldwide lockdowns, we saw emissions drop by 7% globally. Moreover, the notion of cleaner cities began to seem viable as photos circulated from… Read More »How Do We Emerge from Covid-19 Climate Friendlier?
The concept is simple; to make informed choices about the companies we support with our hard-earned cash. We need to be provided with clear, coherent information on the sustainability of the company’s activities to take control of our individual carbon footprints. Sustainability reporting is a… Read More »The Complexities of Navigating Sustainability
The environmental impact of the internet and our online activities often seem innocent due to their perceived intangibility reinforced through abstract terminology like “The Cloud”. Yet, they represent a significant contributor to our individual carbon footprints and global warming as they rely on a vast… Read More »Understanding the Internet’s Carbon Footprint