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Climate Change

Climate Change Lobby – An open letter to my MP

This week there was a mass lobby of parliament about the important global issue of climate change. I couldn’t make it, but I’m writing to my MP instead.

As I pedalled I started recomposing “Matilda” in light of 9/11. I got this far…

I just belatedly picked up today’s Guardian and there’s a supplement called ‘Green‘ which is ‘published quarterly and is an independent magazine’. The editorial says what’s in the issue, including ‘assessing the pros and cons of different vehicle choices to… Continue reading →

Oh, look, another magic roundabout…with integrated traffic lights.

It’s interesting how businesses are trying to get onto the “reducing our carbon footprint” bandwagon. Today, on the same page of A4 news I saw the same company announcing: the closure of a building as part of their drive towards… Continue reading →

A few notes before I start this post, and hope it doesn’t turn into a rant. I’m really sorry that I’m turning into a transport geek/bore. I think the LTPs are a good thing. I know one of our council… Continue reading →

How can it cost £60 to fly and no less than £80 to go on the train. Are we taking money from the railway companies and giving it to the airlines or something?

Swindon Council are working to reduce car usage, so naturally, when considering how to boost the number of people heading into town they…err…encourage people into their cars?!

You know, it never occurred to me that the term “fossil fuels” contained the word “fossil” and that this is hugely significant.

Cutting carbon emissions is the focus of 10:10 and maybe it’s good that it has a clear focus. But we must do more than cut carbon!

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