Six environmental activists you need to know about

When you think of courageous environmental leaders, your thoughts may automatically turn to Greta Thunberg. The determined Swedish schoolgirl has without doubt helped make the climate crisis headline news around the world. But there are hundreds of black, Asian and indigenous environmental activists, many from the developing world, who are just as inspiring and haveContinue reading “Six environmental activists you need to know about”

Environmental justice: why funding for fracking hurts indigenous communities and what we can do about it

I literally cannot wrap my head around this: the UK is planning to invest £1bn finance meant for green energy to support major oil companies such as BP and Shell to frack for shale in Argentina. This money won’t just damage the environment and line the pockets of companies who are some of the worstContinue reading “Environmental justice: why funding for fracking hurts indigenous communities and what we can do about it”

8 Lessons from Plastic Free July – The Guilty Green Mum

1. It can be overwhelming Plastic is everywhere. From the single-use on your Tesco banana to the see-through lid on your Pringles, it’s prolific. It’s also hard to recycle. Before I started this journey, I had no idea that certain plastics were harder to recycle than others. Black plastic, for instance, cannot be recycled becauseContinue reading “8 Lessons from Plastic Free July – The Guilty Green Mum”