Improving energy use in your home 21 September 2020
There is a lot of good advice on the Energy Saving Trust website. This page is geared towards home owners. Notice that the idea time to install energy saving (or even energy generating) technologies is when you are working on home improvements.
From one extreme to another 28 July 2020
There has been a lot going on for me with the completion of the Reading Climate Emergency Strategy, and then stepping down as RCCP Chair, with all the pieces to …
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Climate Justice – interview with Ayo Sokale 27 July 2020
This is a reposting of my final interview with the wonderful Ayo Sokale. Ayo asks me to talk about ‘Climate Change and Class’, which is a subject of real concern to me. Underlying this question is the issue of Climate Justice, particularly the disproportionate impacts that climate change will have on more vulnerable communities…
chrisRCAN 204 – WordPress template 13 June 2020
This post is a guide for admin users of this WordPress template – and for the extra specially curious! :o) As Chair of the Reading Climate Change Partnership, one of …
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May – Beltane 2020 3 May 2020
It’s spring – it’s 2020 – time for some new beginnings for me. That was the plan anyway. Like the rest of the world though, Covid-19 has turned things upside-down. …
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Chair’s blog – Silver linings in these dark times 2 April 2020
This Covid-19 crisis is a devastating, sobering reminder that the structures, that make up our world, are not so invincible. My deepest sympathies to anyone who is affected by the …
Reading’s first Adaptation Plan 14 January 2020
As Chair of the Reading Climate Change Partnership, I was really pleased to commissioned the first Adaptation Plan for Reading. This will help us to understand some of the climate-related risks that we face in our town. It will also give us some guidance about how we should respond to prepare for these changes.
Central England Temperature with Climate Change Projections 9 December 2019
This is a graph that I have shown many, many times over the last few years. It is something I created to illustrate the scale of climate change, and how it will affect us in England.
IPCC Special Report 15 – Global warming of 1.5degC 16 October 2018
The IPCC SR15 was released on 8 October 2018 with the strong messages that we have only 12 years to limit global warming to 1.5 degC.
Holding page as RCCP Chair 30 April 2018
In late April 2018 I was delighted to be voted in as Chair of the Reading Climate Change Partnership (RCCP). I’ll be serving for the next couple of years. And …
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