This month at E.C.O. we shining a spotlight on eco Film and Literature and are lucky enough to have interviewed a dear friend and author, Julian Hoffman. Two years after I met Julian in Indonesia, Julian, my boyfriend and I met in London in an old bank which has now been converted into a pub. After an amazing few hours of drink, food and environmental chit chat we had put the world to rights (we are awaiting our Nobel Peace Prize), and he kindly offered to spare his time for an interview via Skype which we are extremely grateful for! Continue reading An interview with Julian Hoffman on 'Irreplaceable: The Fight to Save Our Wild Places'
This article looks at how you can offset your carbon and neutralise your carbon footprint Continue reading A guide to offsetting your carbon
While calculating your carbon production might not be top on your list of things to do it’s a great way of monitoring your environmental impact and will open your eyes to what you can do to improve it Continue reading Measure your environmental impact
Though it seems like the warm weather (read: terrifying global warming heatwave) is coming to an end in the UK, many of us are still looking finding some last minute summer sun by the sea. Continue reading Is your sun cream killing coral reefs?
The brass tacks of deciding to do something good for the environment are really, honestly, how much bloody effort it will take. Here’s a mischievous thought: What if the choices you make are not the product of careful examination of all the options and that you may make a bigger difference with less effort if you just checked the facts and your own lifestyle first? Continue reading Guest Blog: Effort efficiency. What makes the most difference?
Driving is a shitty thing to do. We all know it, and most of the time is is avoidable and we should just use public transport Continue reading How To: Reduce Your Driving Emissions
The popular modern habit of indicating that one has virtue merely by expressions favour or disgust at certain political ideas or cultural happenings Continue reading Glastonbury: Activism or Virtue Signalling?
This time last year I was looking for eco presents and came across the Keep Leaf snack pack. The snack pack quickly became one of my favourite eco purchases as it’s lightweight, flat packs and saves money. Continue reading Cut the cling film and get a sustainable alternative
Happy World Ocean Day, or should I say Un-Happy World Ocean Day? Continue reading Unhappy World Ocean Day
In fact, taking one flight can produce so many emissions that all the other eco things you do can be paled into insignificance. 1 mile in a plane produces the same amount of emissions as 4 miles in a car, and one flight can cover more miles than you would in an entire year driving to work every day Continue reading Reducing Your Flying Footprint: The Optimists Approach