The very nature of climate activism changed once COVID-19 hit. And to be entirely honest, it’s hard to keep pushing for change, when you feel drained
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The Lockdown Chronicles: Saving Energy at Home
As we spend more time at home, many are worried about the energy bills they are going to get, particularly given that financially there is a lot of pressure on people.
The Lockdown Chronicles: Celebrating Earth Day!
Earth Day is normally celebrated through activism and celebrations that bring communities together. But today, on this 50th anniversary, we are all stuck at home.
The Lockdown Chronicles: Tackle That Reading List
As we all face more time at home under the lockdown, there is a new opportunity to catch up with some reading on climate change and sustainability!
How to Offset Your Emissions
Carbon offsetting isn’t the answer to the climate emergency because it isn’t changing underlying behaviours that pollute our planet. However, while we are in the process of adjusting our individual behaviours, offsetting can help.
A Decade of Climate: Can I Still Hope?
What I have noticed over the last decade is that my understanding of climate action has evolved. I used to think change happened from the top down – that’s why I studied policy in the first place. I still believe in the power of policy, but I also believe in the power of the collective.
Understanding the Difference Between Weather and Climate – How Does it Relate?
Do you know what the difference is between weather and climate?
How to Effectively Talk About Climate Change
In this inspiring, pragmatic TED talk, Katharine Hayhoe, a leading climate scientist, shows how the key to having a real discussion is to connect over shared values like family, community and religion — and to prompt people to realize that they already care about a changing climate.
Considerations on How To Communicate Sustainability Effectively for Your Business
Communicating sustainability effectively continues to be one of the biggest challenges we face in the sector.
Why Green Building Matters
Buildings contribute over 15% to global greenhouse gas emissions but are often overlooked in climate mitigation strategies.