Electric vehicles: Are they worth it?14/07/2021
Have you ever experienced Ludicrous mode? After my first ride in a Tesla, and changing my top from the sweat-inducing speed, I started to squirrel away cash for the day that electric vehicles (EVs) hit a ‘reasonable’ price. Is that time now?
Draw a line in the sand: setting your baseline and achieving targets10/06/2021
2021 is shaping up to become an important year for sustainable development and climate change. With many world leaders beginning to discuss their emission reduction targets, several countries like the United Kingdom and Sweden have already passed their net zero targets into law. Others, such as Bhutan and Suriname have already achieved net zero.
The diet that is good for you AND the planet05/05/2021
Now, this isn’t a ‘give up meat’ post, I promise! You have probably heard that moving towards a plant-based diet is not only beneficial for your health, but also beneficial for the planet. But how beneficial? Do I have to give up all these foods I really love? (What about bacon? 🤯) No. Let me explain.
How to halve your landfill in a single weekend12/04/2021
Zero waste. A scary term I know. But what actually is zero waste? I would define zero waste as getting as close to zero landfill waste as possible. I am going to give you a taster of how I got started on this path and a couple of quick things you can do in a single weekend to reduce your waste by more than 50%! (And yes, these techniques can be used at home, school or in the workplace).
Carbon Neutrality - what it is and how we get there08/02/2021
So you want to go carbon neutral but you're not sure what that involves, how much it costs, what the process is, and whether you need to be certified or not? Having helped to certify the first carbon-neutral school in Australia back in 2012 (which became the inspiration behind ClimateClever) and having written my PhD on the topic of low carbon and carbon-neutral urban development, I have learnt a thing or two about it all over the years. Given the growing interest in carbon neutrality from a lot of our ClimateClever users (particularly businesses), I thought I'd share my insights into the topic.