Chesterfield Local Carbon Club

Chesterfield is home to our very first Local Carbon Club. Designed originally as a pilot site to launch the concept, our first ever Local Carbon Club is now up and running at Monkey Park Community Centre in Brampton, Chesterfield, Derbyshire. The Club offers a one-stop shop to help local people get great deals on products that help them save money […]

What did the dodo do wrong?

Humans have much in common with dodos. Like us, they never had a natural predator. Having subsequently never adapted any defence mechanisms against hunters, they gained the reputation of biological clumsiness. For one thing, they were flightless. They were also said to possess a naive fearlessness in the face of Dutch and Portuguese colonisers in the 17th century, when the […]

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 […]

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 […]