“We are the greatest problem solvers to have ever existed on earth” Sir David Attenborough, COP26.Addressing delegates at the UN Climate Change Conference of Parties 26 (COP26), the annual climate change conference held this year in Glasgow, Sir David Attenborough urges leaders to take action in his usual frank, but inspiring way. Will commitments and actions stemming from this conference start to reduce atmospheric carbon? Or will they keep rising for decades to come?, he asks of our leaders. … More Climate Change Needs Problem Solvers Like You
Studying environmental science at university in the early 2000s, I would often leave class in despair. There was too much wrong, too much environmental degradation, too many negative environmental trends. Unfortunately, the health of earth has progressively worsened since then. Today, I’m easily overwhelmed when I consider the global challenges we all face. Challenges like … More Why You Should Care About the UN Sustainable Development Goals
Introducing Community Changemakers, a sustainability education programme that supports people to instigate positive changes in their communities and surrounding environment through the development of community led projects for change. … More Introducing Community Changemakers
We don’t have control over a lot in life, but we can:
Choose to be gentle on ourselves, granting ourselves time to restore, reflect and re-energise when we need it.
Choose to be kind to those we interact with. It’s been shown the astounding ripple effect that small acts of kindness can have from tiny apparently insignificant acts of kindness. … More Christmas Chaos, Covid-19 and Control
Gardeners innately tend to their plants, responding to their needs – providing water when they are drooping, nutrients when they are hungry, adjusting shade and sunlight as necessary and protecting them from virulent pests. To succeed at life we must also learn to care for ourselves. … More Life Lessons from Gardening