Ed’s Clean Energy and Sustainability Jobs List

Ed’s Clean Energy and Sustainability Jobs List is a resource for people looking for jobs fighting climate change.

If SUVs were a country, they would be the world’s fifth largest emitter of CO2

The large, heavy passenger vehicles were responsible for over 20% of the growth in global energy-related CO2 emissions last year

GeoVelo – The secure and civic bike navigation app

As an alternative to Google Maps or apps like Komoot, GeoVelo describes itself as “The secure and civic bike navigation – Ride serenely and impact the decisions of new bike paths in your city”

Take on the Going Car Free Challenge 2024

Calling drivers across the UK, are you ready for a challenge? Summer’s here and the time is right for the Going Car Free Challenge – a month of climate-friendly travel.

What are repair cafes, and what are some of their benefits?

“Repair cafes” are community spaces that offer a sustainable solution to the throwaway culture prevalent in modern society.

Wild Peak Housing Co-op, Derbyshire

Wild Peak Housing Co-op is a a rural housing co-operative in Belper, Derbyshire, working for environmental and social change.

Case study: Reusing hundreds of items to reduce landfill in Nottingham

This month we have a guest blog from local Critical Mass organiser, cycling campaigner and part of Travel Well, Samuel Shoesmith has saved hundreds of items from going to landfill by using the free OLIO app.

Boycott Black Friday & Cyber Monday

This time of year can be a frenzy for buying apparently cut price goods, often electronics and clothes. However this consumerism has its downsides with many of the corporations involved dodging tax while putting smaller companies out of business, the majority of the goods quickly ending up in landfill and dishonesty around prices that mean we’re perhaps not getting the bargains we think we are.

Second Hand September 2023

Take part in Oxfam’s Second Hand September and shop second hand to reduce waste, take a stance against climate change, and help create a fairer world – all while looking fabulous.

Global fight to end fossil fuels – September 2023 protests

On September 15 to 17, millions of people around the world will take to the streets to demand a rapid, just, and equitable end to fossil fuels.

Join Operation Climate Vote near you

A general election is coming, as soon as next year, and it’s our best shot at winning serious climate action. So Greenpeace is uniting the British public to push the government – whoever that may be – to take climate change seriously.

Reasons to ban SUVs & 4x4s

Our new website collecting reasons to ban SUVs & 4x4s is now live

The 20th Great Nottingham Inclosure Walk

This annual free Walk celebrated the 130 acres of Recreation Ground given to the people of Nottingham, forever, by the Inclosure Act of 1845.

Post-capitalism: What is it and what does it involve?

Post-capitalism is a term used to describe a theoretical economic system that could emerge after capitalism that creates a more equitable, sustainable, and democratic economic system. Here are some ways we can live like that right now.

Laptop & Phone Recycling Nottingham

WIth having a background in IT and a keen interest in reducing waste, I’m going to start experimenting with recycling old laptops and Android phones.

Clean Creatives: Saying no to fossil fuel companies

We’re a movement of advertisers, PR professionals, and their clients cutting ties with fossil fuels.

Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust – Wilder Nottinghamshire

Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust’s ‘Wilder Nottinghamshire’ is an ethos focusing on building nature connectedness and empowering people to ‘take action for nature’.

Tyre Extinguishers – standing up to urban 4x4s

SUVs and 4x4s are a disaster for our health, our public safety and our climate; Tyre Extinguishers have had enough

Reason to boycott Amazon

The recent Amazon Prime week reminded me to write about why I don’t support Amazon despite their keen prices and quick delivery.

Easy ethical switches for your business

Here are some easy switches I’ve made to help Intention be more ethical.

Low cost websites for community groups

If you’re running a community group of some kind like a parish council, read on to find out how you can get a cost effective website for your organisation. Challenges […]