People Power

The grown-ups are wiping out the insects, I’m telling the kids

February 19, 2019

Insects are dying en masse but this is what we can all do to slow and reverse this trend.

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Climate change: kids teach the adults what to do

February 16, 2019

Thousands of school kids strike for Climate Emergency throughout the UK

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Big news! I’m now officially an activist

February 16, 2019

The South East Climate Alliance (SECA) is born.

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10 eco-positive ways to save the world

December 29, 2018

  Faith in humanity can be the healing change we are looking for Doom, gloom, groan, climate change panic! Surely there must be another way – and there is. This is not another call for you to recycle more, stop eating meat, live in a yurt or start making your own clothes. But especially it’s […]

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Climate change: what I learned from Bill Gates

November 12, 2018

When it comes to change we all have to start somewhere. While I was studying extramurally for my degree I heard an inspiring story about a mother and daughter. The mother was wondering if, at her age, it was really worth starting a degree. “I’ll be in my mid-fifties by the time I finish it”, […]

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 I see poisoned rivers and I think of the Garden of Eden

October 20, 2018

                            I often wonder what traditional religions have to say about how we treat the Earth. It sometimes seems they miss the point about conservation and focus instead on how we should treat each other, our relationship with God, or the meaning […]

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Is economic growth that great? Ask the Planet.

August 9, 2018

We take something beautiful that isn’t even ours and trash it. We steal the Earth’s resources that are meant to provide for not just us but all generations. We poison the Earth without a thought for our children and grandchildren. Why modern economics is the oldest – and most inappropriate – thing I have in my house […]

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Has Brighton run out of beaches to clean?

July 12, 2018

Thanks to an extraordinarily long British summer (ie lasting more than two weeks) I ran out of excuses not to get out there and join a local beach clean-up.  It’s amazing what we can achieve if we all get together to do something about an issue. However I seem to have a talent for missing […]

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Are you Zen eco-positive?

June 26, 2018

What is eco-positivity? Eco-positivity is the belief that a positive attitude is the best way to fix our environmental issues. Our environmental problems are basically a result of our long-term mismanagement of our own environment and eco-positivity recognises the power of positive thinking in solving this. What is Zen eco-positivity? ‘Zen’ eco-positivity adds Zen eco-power […]

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I chance upon a beach clean-up, slightly late

May 9, 2018

Rottingdean, Sunday. The beach clean-up was just packing up as we arrived – story of my life, but we’ve got this September’s Great British Beach Clean in our diaries.   Information on this year’s Great British Beach Clean – https://www.mcsuk.org/beachwatch/greatbritishbeachclean 

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