How much does anything we do for the climate actually matter?

Can new year's resolutions to go vegan and fly less help stop climate change — or are individual lifestyle changes a distraction from real solutions? Ajit Niranjan tries to give us some answers in an article on the Deutsche Welle website. What are your views?   Should I feel guilty about my carbon footprint? Turn … Continue reading How much does anything we do for the climate actually matter?

Real time monitoring of CO₂ and other gases is not only achievable but is something all cities should do

One of the biggest challenges for any city seeking to reach net zero is knowing exactly where its emissions are coming from. CO₂ is not routinely measured in real time by city authorities anywhere in the world; however, a pilot project in Glasgow shows it is achievable. Craig Michie, Professor of Electrical Engineering, at University … Continue reading Real time monitoring of CO₂ and other gases is not only achievable but is something all cities should do

Wealthy high carbon emitters must support policies that get the world to net-zero emissions quickly

Maddie Stone writes on the National Observer website about the importance of those with high carbon emissions through their luxury lifestyles must do everything possible to reduce their carbon footprint if we are to have any impact in reducing our overall GHG emissions globally. This article was originally published last year on the Grist website. … Continue reading Wealthy high carbon emitters must support policies that get the world to net-zero emissions quickly

The environmental cost of streaming music

You have probably never thought of your carbon footprint when listening to music. Matt Brennan, Reader in Popular Music at the University of Glasgow and Kyle Devine, Associate Professor in Musicology at the University of Oslo analyse the carbon footprint of music streaming compared to “traditional” records and CDs in an article on The Conversation … Continue reading The environmental cost of streaming music