7 Planet Saving Tips That Do You Good Too

Let’s take a look at being an eco-hero and how it can just maybe lengthen your life.  What is good for the planet is often good for you. 1)      Walking & Cycling Driving is part of our modern sometimes silly society.  It is also quite a deadly form of transport due to road traffic accidents [...]

One Meal With Meat a Year for the Environment?

Oops my weekend was not very vegetarian of me; I ate half a duck.  I went with a friend to a local Bavarian restaurant and was too tempted by the meat on the menu (although the temptation was better than the actual duck). Should I really have a bad conscious? Is Eating meat really so [...]

Most Frightening Website Ever For Environmentalists

The Website Worldometers shows the statistics of the world that are possibly the most frightening to an environmentalist and should be to every human being: the massive growth in population, the number of undernourished people and the amount of CO2 puffed into the atmosphere.  Statistics that when seen as tickers spiralling upwards show that the [...]

Why Would Anyone Drive?

At the weekend I was driving and surprise surprise I still do not get the appeal.  Can somebody help me; what makes driving so great? Why do Americans spend 15 days every year *sitting in a small tin box on wheels? Why do we continue to destroy the planet for the little metal monster? Why [...]

Respecting Yourself Saves the Planet

Me society is here. We’re all individuals loving ourselves and consuming ourselves stupid, but maybe this me society can just kick start a green evolution. We need to start buying, living and working green. We need to kick our carbon habit and build a sustainable society. Our problem is that we do not currently respect [...]

German Cities: What Can We Learn About Car Use?

Often culture is used as a reason for differences in cycle use. Europeans love to bike, the Dutch love to bike, but two German cities, Munich and Hamburg show how this may not be such an important factor. Müncheners and Hamburgers (I hope the second is the right name) live in very wealthy cities at [...]