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The Tipping Point

The Tipping Point a book by Malcom Gladwell is a worthy book for campaigners. Written before social media it sets out his theory : Ideas are spread through society by very few...

Dutch Electric Trains 100% powered by wind power

Since Jan 1st 2017 100% of Dutch electric trains are running on wind power. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/jan/10/dutch-trains-100-percent-w... . (A quarter of the track...

Chernobyl Exclusion Zone Solar Farm

The Chernobyl disaster left a 30km exclusion zone, too radioactive for living or farming, Trees absorb the radiation & fire watchers are needed to prevent forest fires sending...

Air pollution - it's not just the big cities...

Last week childhood champion Mary Poppins suddenly appeared above London's Parliament Square.( http://www.greenpeace.org.uk/blog/climate/where-air-is-not-clear-20170106 ) Sadly...

Greenpeaking to Taunton Deane Young Labour

My first Greenspeaker gig of 2017 found me visiting Taunton Deane Young Labour - a group of 17-23 year old Labour supporters. There was a minor problem when nobody turned up to...

Greenspeaking in Taunton

My first Greenspeaker gig of 2017 found me visiting Taunton Deane Young Labour - a group of 17-23 year old labour supporters. There wqs a minor problem when nobody turned up to...

UK Air Pollution Breached

Mary Poppins was spotted soaring above Yorkshire Coast areas this week as annual UK air pollution limits were broken only 5 days into 2017 ! Under EU rules, any single location in...

Mary Poppins - Supercarbofumoexceedingharmfuldoses

Mary Was Poppin Mad today as she donned her gas mask to visit the county. Air pollution figures exceeded recommended levels last Friday the 6th, earlier than ever before in the UK...

Mary Poppins likes football but not pollution

Mary Poppins has been out and about in Leicester today, but she is wearing a gas mask because the UK broke its annual pollution limits in just 5 days! Imagine if footballers had...

Post Truth, The Narative trumps Fact.

"Nothing But The Truth " BBC R4 2nd Jan 17 http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b086nzlg is essential listening. Covers How folk latch on to Stories that fit their world view, &...

Wot we dun in 2016 by Nottingham Greenpeace

We started the year in Leicester. We were part of a global day of action to highlight the fact that North Face, amongst other outdoor clothing manufacturers were using per- and...

A message from Coralie from Frack Free Leeds

Hi all, I wanted to say that I felt that the meeting tonight went very well. We had about 50 people there, mostly all new faces which was amazing especially with the rain. A huge...