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Act, advise, advocate in the climate crisis

On the surface I feel like it is business as usual in the construction and engineering industry. Like a polluting ferryboat travelling full speed ahead towards the storm…

What the fuel crisis reveals about the government’s approach to climate breakdown

I’m sharing today my notes on the fuel crisis and what it reveals about how the government is acting in the wider context of climate breakdown. Defending fossil…

Book notes: What if we stopped pretending

I originally wrote this post for the ‘Training on what to do After Declaring a Climate Emergency‘ alumni network, and I’m sharing it here too. For some start-the-week…

Universal Cycle Flyover

The daily traffic jam on my local high street has inspired me to think about a way to turn a traffic jam into an opportunity to a way…

Planting parking spaces is a dismal affair

Planting parking spaces is a dismal affair. When you water them, the water just drains away. The rich soil underneath is capped. Parking spaces don’t flower; don’t make…

Will you always own a car?

By asking this question I make a choice about where the centre ground is. By framing the question I put the position ‘I will always own a car’…

Rethinking our relationship with our ecosystem

Yesterday I was writing about what to do after declaring a biodiversity emergency. My conclusions was that the process starts with rethinking our relationship to our ecosystem. Not…

Inspiration from balance : when the day = night

This week day equalled night. I see the seasons as sine and cosine waves. Peaks and troughs for different phenomena offset from one another. At the summer solstice,…

What’s the least effective thing I can do to tackle the climate crisis?

I am grateful to the participant in this morning’s climate coaching call who reminded me of the power of asking the opposite question to the one you are…

Culture of climate emergency

If you are interested in understanding how your organisation should perform in the climate emergency then you should be interested in organisational culture. An emergency is a state…