• What Do I Need For A Solar Panel System?

    Solar panels are becoming more and more common. They are becoming a real option for people who want to generate their own environmentally

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  • Consequences Of Climate Change

    Global climate change has already had some observable effects on the environment and the planet. Glaciers are shrinking, ice is breaking up earlier

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  • What Causes Climate Change?

    Climate change is a hot topic. It’s all over the news, yet people don’t really have an understanding of what it is. This

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  • Evidence of climate change

    Climate change is happening on our planet. Though there are some people who dispute this, in the last 650,000 years. There have been

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  • What is sustainability?

    The UN World Commission on Environment and Development defines sustainability as “sustainable development is development that meets the needs of the present without

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Evidence of climate change

Climate change is happening on our planet. Though there are some people who dispute this, in the last 650,000 years. There have been seven cycles of glacial advance and retreat, with the last one being the ice age, that ended around 7000 years ago. This is regarded as the modern era in terms of climate. Most of these changes are thought to have been caused by very minor changes in Earth’s orbit, changing the amount of solar energy that reaches our planet. (more…)

What is sustainability?

The UN World Commission on Environment and Development defines sustainability as “sustainable development is development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.” What does this mean in practice? Currently, we have an economic system that values industrialisation and economic growth and this is propped up by consumer spending. This model is unsustainable. (more…)