Category: Sustainable economy

While countries negotiate joint action to limit emissions, CO2 levels in our atmosphere continue to rise. Is it not time for countries serious about limiting climate change to unilaterally introduce carbon fuel rationing for their citizens? A climate emergency has …

Hydrocarbon rationing to save our planet Read More »

To support young people throughout the world ,who have been demanding action to tackle the climate crisis, adults are being asked to join the climate school strikes on Friday,20th September ahead of the important UN climate summit that week. Those …

Climate School Strike Read More »

Making products by mining for raw materials, manufacturing these into a product, using the product till it wears out, then disposing of it to landfill is non-sustainable, so says Walter Stahal, in his recent book, the Circular Economy. He promotes …

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Guy Shrubsole, author of “Who owns England? How we lost our green and pleasant land and how to take it back, 2019”, has produced a fascinating analysis of all that is wrong with land ownership in England today. While he …

Who owns England? Read More »

The proposal to build an anaerobic digestor (AD) plant to digest food waste and create biogas offers an excellent opportunity for Aberdeen to improve its waste collection system. AD plants like good quality, uncontaminated, food waste. This is best collected …

New Anaerobic Digester could improve Aberdeen’s household wastes collection system Read More »

I am delighted that the Scottish Government has submitted a Climate Change (Scotland) Bill for consultation. Having an Act with specific climate emission limits for precise future dates is an essential step forward to avert catastrophic climate change. There are …

My response to MSPs regarding climate change (emissions reduction targets) (Scotand) bill 2019 Read More »