April 18, 2018

What Would Happen if the Whole World Went Solar?

As far as the eye can see, every single roof is lined with sleek photovoltaic modules. The silent hum of clean energy is all around, and people are a lot happier for it. In fact, shortly after the UK went solar, the nation jumped seven places up on the global happiness scale. They’re p...
April 7, 2018

Good News Round-Up: What We’ve Achieved in the Past 10 Years

Sometimes, it feels like only the bad stuff makes the news. It’s important to look at the positives, and with the benefit of hindsight we can see just how far the eco-warrior community has come. The last 10 years alone have seen some real success stories. Technology facilitates ou...
March 30, 2018

2017 Was the UK’s Greenest Year, But We Still Have a Way To Go

According to figures from the National Grid, 2017 was our ‘greenest’ year (so far) for electricity generation. We reduced emissions faster than the majority of G7 countries, and for that we deserve a pat on the back. That said, we still have a way to go. Our multi-billion-pound stra...
March 26, 2018

Weird & Wonderful Ways You Can Use Solar Energy

[caption id="attachment_11842" align="alignleft" width="1024"] You’ll have seen solar panels on all sorts of buildings, from office blocks and apartments to bungalows and skyscrapers. This is solar energy being harnessed for its primary use: the generation of renewable electricity. Yes...
March 24, 2018

The World’s Most Ethical Businesses: Who & Why

Believe it or not, there are companies out there who have unshakably moral business objectives. Their day-to-day operations are ethically sound, and business runs (mostly) without a hitch because all is built on honesty and communication. Some focus on renewable energy, while others are ...
February 6, 2018

Government Solar-Income Incentives Explained

As we push on towards a low-carbon future for the UK, it’s reassuring to know that our government is fully behind it. In fact, they recently-introduced the Feed-in Tariff (FiT) scheme, allowing homeowners to receive a steady income for self-generated electricity. That’s right: if you ...
January 11, 2018

5 Astonishing Facts About Your Carbon Footprint

Many of us have been concerned about saving energy for many years, and understandably so. Whether it’s gas, electricity, or petrol that fuels our cars, it’s expensive and it’s taking its toll on our planet. In recent years, we’ve been hearing more and more about the idea of carb...
November 23, 2017

How to Be Environmentally Friendly in Winter

Winter: the season for roaring fires, wooly jumpers and hot beverages. You’ll often be tempted to turn your thermostat up as far as it will go, or let your car heat up while you finish getting ready. Although these will help you feel a bit more comfortable in the short term, they’re ...