Ramping Up Renewables Won’t Save The World From A Cold Winter

We usually don’t think about the wonderful service fossil fuels provide in terms of being a store of heat energy for winter, the time when there is a greater need for heat energy. Figure 1 shows dramatically how, in the US, the residential usage of heating fuels spikes during the winter months. Figure 1. US … Read more

Short menus, local produce, no tablecloth: how to choose a restaurant and help save the planet | Food

The doors of good restaurants frequently display stickers from guidebooks such as Michelin or the Good Food Guide. It is far less common to spot anything that proclaims their green credentials. Even venues making positive moves on sustainability can be coy about flagging it, for fear of boring people. Consequently, diners who are keen to … Read more