Power to the People – Take Two Thinking about Corporate Social Responsibility and how the motivation for it is mainly moral, or ethical – as outlined in Element 1, Unit EC1 of the NEBOSH Environmental Certificate – I was interested in the recent tongue-lashing the UK government … [Read more...] about Corporate Social Responsibility
Being quite a keen cyclist I want to talk to you about natural cycles – no, not about biking around the countryside but how substances and elements are moved around in nature. If you research how long the planet has been in existence you will come up with a figure of 4 billon … [Read more...] about Natural Cycles and Their Delicate Environmental Balance
I often travel to London from the West Country by train and always enjoy passing through the Somerset Levels. I look at the farmsteads and churches perched on hillocks surrounded by miles of flat, green farmland and try to imagine what it must have been like when King Alfred was … [Read more...] about Going With The Flow – Cheaper in the Long Run?
I bet some of you are wondering what the title means – particularly international students, or anyone from outside of Lancashire. Well, to translate from my own native Lancastrian into proper English this old adage means there is money in waste. It reminds me of a visit to a … [Read more...] about ‘Where There’s Muck There’s Brass’ – Or is There?
Buying a ‘Stairway to Heaven’ – or another ‘Tragedy’? I’ve never been a fan of the idea of environmental “offsetting”. The concept is most frequently applied to greenhouse gas emissions – with which NEBOSH Environmental Certificate students who have studied Element 1 will be … [Read more...] about Buying a ‘Stairway to Heaven’ – Or Another ‘Tragedy’?