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How to be green – don’t save the Panda?

A bit controversial this one and I am not sure what I think about the suggestion but I thought I would share it. An article from Bloomberg suggests that we shouldn’t be prolonging the inevitable demise of the Panda and that Darwinism isn’t for crybabies. But maybe Oscar Wilde was right. “The first test of […]

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What is sustainability – we need to change ourselves before we can reduce poverty

We need to lift developing countries out of poverty, increase health, education and security. But this will involve lifting the carbon emissions per person in developing countries to provide health, electricity and education. We need to do this, we can’t not do it. But we also need to reduce our annual global carbon emissions. So […]

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Electric versus Petrol versus Biofuel cars

One the questions that was asked in my water footprint post was how much water is used in the production of petrol? Well, I thought I would cover biofuel and electric cars at the same time. So which is better? I have taken the water and energy involved in the production of the different fuels, […]

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Convenience or adventure and happiness?

Convenience comes at a price, it also comes at cost to the environment but is it costing us our sense of adventure and connection? I watched a movie recently that is set part in the 1950s, there is a scene where a lady has travelled by boat and train from America to Paris. Her sister […]

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Early morning vege run

Its a lot of veggies to get through every week but being part of a buyers group gets you 1. thinking about the inflated costs we pay for food at the big conglomerates 2. a far greater awareness of what vegetables are in season 3. an ability to ask “where was this lettuce grown?” and […]

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