Tag: sustainability

Biomass: Carbon Neutral or not?

Biomass was recently in the news with the EU reviewing it’s policy, essentially deciding whether they support it. The biomass industry is quite open that is not all good, basically saying the wood used for biomass should be scrap wood or low value wood… Continue Reading “Biomass: Carbon Neutral or not?”

Lies, Damned Lies and Climate Targets

You have lies, damned lies, statistics and then you have climate targets which may be the most dishonest of all. The UK 🇬🇧 was the first country to declare a legally binding net zero target for 2050, a point which carbon emissions and absorption… Continue Reading “Lies, Damned Lies and Climate Targets”

Men in Sustainability?

So I recently did a podcast with @honestlyconscious (go give her follow on Instagram and come back). I was asked about the male/female balance in sustainability as my own Instagram followers are 84% female, a trait shared by most people in this sector and… Continue Reading “Men in Sustainability?”

Will COP26 be any good?

The COP26 Climate Conference will be in Glasgow next year. The UK is in trouble for having no woman in the top team and for talking to oil companies about being sponsors. Gender 👫  It’s not great when you remember that female COP President… Continue Reading “Will COP26 be any good?”

What is ESG Investing?

ESG investing gets a passing mention in various articles and posts. ESG stands for Environmental, Social and Governance. Broadly speaking ESG Funds are funds that have a more moral and ethical approach, in theory. They are the same as other funds in most respects,… Continue Reading “What is ESG Investing?”

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