The first day of most of the environmental training courses that I deliver tend to start off with ‘doom and gloom’ about how our species is trashing the planet. This occurs in many ways from climate change to polluting watercourses and biodiversity loss at an alarming rate. We … [Read more...] about Environmental ‘Doom and Gloom’ – time for some positivity?
It was interesting to hear that the UK government is going to push heat pumps in order to help decarbonise the UK. This is planned to be achieved by the offer of a grant to replace gas boilers. Gas boilers are planned to be eventually phased out and replaced by this technological … [Read more...] about Air Source Heat Pumps as an Alternative to Gas Boilers
If you are studying for your National or International Diploma for Health and Safety Management Professionals (let’s just call them “the Diploma” for now, it will save me some typing) then you will hopefully be aware that you will have to undergo a “professional discussion” with … [Read more...] about Don’t Panic!
I will never forget the 14th June 2017 – before heading out to deliver a Diploma course I, like millions of others around the world watched in horror as the fire at Grenfell Tower raged. As the days and weeks went by, we speculated as to the cause and hoped amongst hope … [Read more...] about The great fire reform sneaks in below the radar
The concept of a footprint in environmental management is a fairly common occurrence for example I wager that most of you reading this post will be aware of a carbon footprint and even possibly a water footprint (if you have been reading this blog you will have anyway!). For … [Read more...] about A way to measure environmental impact – the ecological footprint