Everything you need to know about air pollution in one place

Up to now, it’s been easy to associate the glow of a fire or wood burner with comfort. Pressures on household finances may have tempted more people towards burning wood in the belief that it’s cheaper or more environmentally friendly. However, we want to help protect people and planet by shining a light on these…

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Become Carbon Literate

It can be a prickly subject! Do you wish to get your facts straight about the latest climate science? You may not know where to start and what to tackle first to have the biggest impact on reducing carbon? You might want to speak with more clarity and confidence on the subject with friends and family? Do…

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Coping with the Energy Crisis

Saturday 24th September, Wetherby Town Hall, 10am to 3pm. Everyone welcome. Energy costs have increased dramatically in recent months. There will be a further steep rise in October and a forecast that energy prices will surge again in early 2023. With petrol and diesel prices at record levels, inflation at its highest for many years…

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How Green are you?

Check out your ‘green’ credentials, with our fun quiz. Answer these 26 easy questions and see how high you score. There’s plenty of ways we can all make a small impact to slow climate change. You may not agree with them all, so do the ones you feel are right for you. Together we can…

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This Earth Day, Friday 22nd April. Can you leave your car at home?

As individuals, we have the simple yet effective power to make our voices heard through our choices, our civic actions, and our personal interactions. What each of us does, and how we do it, has a huge ripple effect on our ecosystems, and on the pace of corporate and government action. Started in 1970, Earth Day is…

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Eco Friendly Christmas Ideas

Top Tips for a greener more sustainable Christmas: The typical Christmas wrapping paper is shiny and not recyclable, so consider using a paper that is recyclable or reuse tissue paper, newspaper, old wallpaper, fabric etc all tied up with string or ribbon (not sellotape which is not recyclable). Make your own wreath using sticks or…

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Why the UK’s 1% of global emissions is a big deal

Like and share on Facebook It’s often claimed the UK, at 1% of global emissions, is too small to have an impact, often followed by ‘what about China?’. But there’s so much wrong with that calculation… There’s a phenomenon I like to think of as Schrödinger’s Global Britain. It’s where we’re simultaneously a global power…

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Earth Day 22 April

EARTH DAY 2021 is today. It happens every year on April 22nd. Since its inception in 1970, Earth Day continues to grow as a global event to demonstrate support for environmental protection and to highlight the urgent actions we need to take to save our planet.  The theme for 2021 is ‘Restore Our Earth’ and…

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NEW Boston Spa Geocache Trail

Like and share on Facebook Welcome to our series of 10 Boston Spa Green geocaches, a 6km loop (2hour stroll) round our village, river and woods. Along the way you’ll find out about the places you visit, how they relate to the environment we live in and hopefully have some fun (and some fresh air too).…

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