Posts by tag: climate change

Eco Friendly October 16, 2020 posted by

TreeCard – this free debit card plants trees when you shop

OK so we’re not huge fans of clever marketing disguised as environmental action, but the pedigree of this new initiative seems sound. The Ecosia people – who plant trees when you use their search tools – have just released a new free debit card called TreeCard. The idea is that for every $60 you spend, they will plant a tree in your forest. It’s cute, and while some may consider it a gimmick, the fact is that Ecosia has already…

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TreeCard – this free debit card plants trees when you shop
Eco Friendly October 7, 2020 posted by

Maybe some good news on climate change for once?

It’s not often nowadays that we hear good things about climate change and the issues we face, but maybe there is some upbeat news to share after all. Even though this last September has already been declared the hottest ever on record, none other than Professor Michael Mann has come out pitching with some optimistic info. For those who don’t know Dr Mann is one of the foremost climate scientists in the world, and part of the team which created…

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Maybe some good news on climate change for once?
Eco Friendly September 24, 2020 posted by

Oceanbird – wind powered cargo vessel is a revolution in the making

The old tea clippers of the 19th century may have been slow, but they had one big advantage over modern freighters. They ran on wind. Now an enterprising Swedish company is attempting to combine modern technology with good old renewable wind energy to turn the environmental cost of shipping goods around the world on its head. The Oceanbird is a huge cargo ship which can carry up to 7000 cars (electric we hope), and will be able to cross the…

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Oceanbird – wind powered cargo vessel is a revolution in the making
general April 23, 2020 posted by

Earth Day Works – the fifty year old day is really helping

When’s the last time you thought about Earth Day? Once you’ve exited primary school, it’s not really a day that comes up a lot. Maybe the Google doodle reminds you with a cool image or even a game but most people don’t think about it. But maybe we should take greater notice of it because places that do have better environmental outcomes than areas that don’t.

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Earth Day Works – the fifty year old day is really helping
general April 21, 2020 posted by

Making Changes For The Climate Is Cheaper – than not

One of the issues that is often brought up in the climate crisis discussion is the cost associated with making changes to more climate friendly technologies and practices. It’s just too much money! But as it turns out, a new study has revealed by not making these changes, the economy will lose money. Like a lot of it.

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Making Changes For The Climate Is Cheaper – than not