E-bike gum!

It is no exaggeration to say that, should they appeal to the public, electric bikes (e-bikes) will revolutionise green commuting. The Green Recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic will have to leave petrol and diesel on history’s highways if we are to make any meaningful change to the environment. The lack of a feasible alternative for the ⅔ of working adults […]

Re-wired up, ready to go! Energy efficiency of household appliances

The Great British public love their gadgets. This is especially true when their tech claims to be joining the ranks in the fight for Mother Earth. Understandably, however, the dry details concerning the energy efficiency of household appliances is seldom a hot topic for conversation. This lack of interest becomes less understandable when you consider the amount of electricity needlessly […]

Follower not a LEDer? Time to do both.

Got a few minutes? That’s how long it takes to improve the energy efficiency of your home. Replacing existing light bulbs with light emitting diode (LED) bulbs is, almost certainly, the easiest thing anyone can do to make their home more eco-friendly. But many don’t understand why. Having a name in the foreign language of science acronyms doesn’t exactly make […]

Around the world in 80 ways: A guide to green travelling

As the world continues to shrink, many globetrotters are now wondering how they can reduce the size of their carbon footprint from travel. The biggest worry is flying. Flying is simply the single most damaging mode of transport there is. A return trip from London to New York emits more greenhouse gas than the CO2 saved in an entire year […]

Renewable Energy Supply – an easy way to go green?

The UK’s energy industry is in the throes of a dramatic transition and it’s all down to three words: renewable energy supply. In 1990, a whopping 75% of the UK’s electricity came from coal.  Contrast that with 2019, when just 2.1% of it did and zero-carbon energy became the country’s largest power source for the first time since the Industrial […]