Half measures for green heating

The UK government has produced half measures for green heating. With the “Heat and Buildings Strategy”, the UK government plans to give people an incentive for installing low-carbon heating for their homes. It calls the plan a simple, fair, and cheap way of replacing old boilers over the coming decade. But the plan is a half… Continue reading Half measures for green heating

Protecting rainforests needs laws

Laws needed for rainforsts Protecting rainforests needs laws. At COP26, world leaders have ‘agreed’ to stop rainforest destruction by 2030. However, it is ‘too little, too late’. It sounds good, but we need direct action to stop forest destruction in its tracks with an international legal framework. Companies and national governments should by law demonstrate… Continue reading Protecting rainforests needs laws

Gambling is no way to save our bacon

Just as the vaccine was produced to save us from COVID-19, so the government hopes investment in new technology will save us from global warming. Yet, gambling is no way to save our bacon. Investment is needed to insulate our homes. The UK government’s Net Zero Strategy problem is that its own actions don’t support… Continue reading Gambling is no way to save our bacon