On 12th September 2022, Kimberley Hare of HEART Community Group joined Our Planet Our Future to give two short talks, both designed to invite participants… Read More »Creating Climate Resilient Communities: What’s most important now?
Environment & Nature
So, now I am living in an all-electric house and generating a fair proportion of my own electricity even in the winter. I do not burn any fossil fuels. Now I have everything set up as I want, I hope to at least generate as much electricity as I use as an average across the year.
I’d like to propose a different approach to companion planting, focusing on biodiversity and natural design. There are four rules…
Looking after trees is as much about care for ourselves – this blog celebrates trees and explores simple ways that you can help your local landscape.
A Passive House is one that becomes and remains warm enough for human comfort all year round, without using an ‘active’ space heating system that is likely powered by fossil fuel. We have NO boiler, NO radiators.
What action will you take during COP26? Pick one climate action from Count Us In, check out our blog and resources and then take that step today. #CountdownToCOP
Jess Simmons shows how your voice counts when it comes to climate change – 5 steps to tell your politicians that you care. #CountdownToCOP
Judith Leary-Joyce tells the story of how she turned her late Victorian end of terrace house from cold to cosy with insulation and draught-proofing.
Juliet Foxwell gives us her tips for altering the food we buy so we eat seasonal fruit and vegetables, helping our planet and our health at the same time.
Will Tucker tells us about his solar panel installation in St Albans District using the community St Albans Solar Streets scheme.
Becky Alexander shows us how we can introduce more plants into our meals, cutting our carbon footprint while exploring delicious new dishes.
Susheel Rao looks at getting past the barriers that stop us leaving the car at home – particularly how we can get cycling more.