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?
Forests provide a significant number of ecosystem services to humans. I think a lot of people generally think of forest as being useful in only one way – the timber that is produced. This is only a fraction of their importance. I thought in this post we could take a look at why … [Read more...] about Can’t See the Wood For the Trees
Are we in ‘The Age of Less Stupid’? Recently while I was away working in Glasgow I was in a hotel room with little to watch on normal TV, I decided to take a look at BBC iPlayer to see if there was anything worth watching. I came across a film called ‘The Age of Stupid’. I’ve … [Read more...] about Climate Change Warning – The Age of Stupid
World environment day takes place annually on 5th June. It is a day designated to encourage worldwide awareness to protect our environment, established in 1974 by the United Nations. Fundamentally it is a day for people to make changes towards the environment. It could be … [Read more...] about World Environment Day 2019 & Why It Is Important
What is Futurebuild? The leading built environment event for professionals to meet and learn, be inspired and do business. The exhibition is held at the ExCel London spanning over three days, 5th – 7th March. There is an array of businesses exhibiting within the event, … [Read more...] about Futurebuild 2019 at The ExCel Centre