As lockdown is being loosened and we refill the social and economic vacuum, here’s some food for thought on going back to our (new?) normal routines and choices. There is plenty of evidence that climate change is already affecting our food system. Imports of avocados, coffee and courgettes have already been squeezed, and UK farming […]
Findhorn Ecovillage Community per capita carbon footprint in tonnes of CO2equivalent. UK average tCO2e in 2017 13.4 per capita (* the “e” refers to all greenhouse gasses transposed into CO2 “e-quivalents” ; ** differences between years increased by adding new emission sources to the analysis, improvements in data collection, and data not being available.
Executive summmary on P2. For pdf-size & zoom help please click here. Please remember to actively calculate, offset and further reduce your personal Carbon Footprint. Using the PET Carbon Offsetting Service is an easy way to do so which also […]
An informal alliance has been launched in the European Parliament on the back of calls from 12 EU environment ministers who have signed an appeal for a green recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. The “green recovery alliance” was launched on 14 April by the chair of the European Parliament’s committee on environment and public health. […]
The food sector, which includes farming, silvopasture, agroforestry, grazing, food waste, and dietary choices—is one of the two largest contributors to global warming, the other being transport. As a solution, it has the potential to be the largest sector in terms of its contribution. It can not only reduce and stop emissions, but it can […]
We are half way into the period allotted for compiling our 2019 Park Ecovillage Carbon Footprint and to date 36 residents & FFstaff/co-workers, 2 tenants, and 3 organisations have filled in the survey. If this does NOT include you, PLEASE take the ten minutes or so required to send your data by 28 February in […]
This makes for an interesting read. Enjoy.