Environmental destruction is prominent in the media at present, but often we can associate being environmentally friendly with certain actions and products, for example, the combustion engine has been targeted for producing high emissions. What if you considered the fact that … [Read more...] about Five Ways to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint
A few weeks back you might have seen on the news the introduction of the UK's first Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) in London. This got me thinking about areas of environmental law where zoning is used. The designation of a ‘zone’ where the law is different or stricter is a … [Read more...] about The Use of Zoning in Environmental Law
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’?
The eponymous quote is a free translation of James Bond’s family motto Orbis non sufficit (yes, I know he’s a fictional character and I know a better translation is ‘the world is insufficient’). James Bond was right though because, in environmental sustainability terms at least, … [Read more...] about The World is Not Enough When it Comes to Environmental Awareness