Can we tackle climate change?

“So, first of all, let me assert my firm belief that the only thing we have to fear is fear itself. Nameless, unreasoning, unjustified terror which paralyses needed efforts to convert retreat into advance”. Franklin D. Roosevelt, first inauguration speech Those words are truer today than when Roosevelt spoke them. It’s true, we need to act now, but the temptation […]

Government action is not enough

The limited progress UK government action has made tackling climate change has focused on a few large companies in a few industries where policy backed by financial incentives has reduced carbon. In energy, this has led to a successful wind industry and, for a while, rapid solar panel roll out. But this action on climate change from the government is […]

Groups rock!

Combatting the Climate Emergency is difficult. How do you start? Our belief at Don’t Do A Dodo is that the answer lies in clubbing together in ‘Carbon Clubs’, to affect meaningful community action. In this article, I’ll make the case for why group action rocks. Strong Motivation Saving energy requires two lifestyle changes: what we buy and how we behave. […]