Friendly Activism – A kinder way to make a difference

I’m in the supermarket picking up a packet of (organic) ham, the only thing I could stomach when I had exams at the time. I search for the bottom one because my exam is next week and I need the expiry date to last until then. A woman is...

What is a Green Premium?

Since the release of Bill Gate’s new book ‘How to avoid a climate disaster’, there has been an increase in people talking about one of his concepts – the ‘Green Premium’. In this post, I’m going to talk about what it is, how it might help as well as...

Brand Loyalty and the Environment

Based on our previous article, I started to wonder what brand loyalty means for the environment. In a world where there is a million things to choose from in almost every category, sticking to one brand is a logical and natural tendency. I am very guilty of this; I...

Is Coca Cola or Pepsi More Sustainable?

Coca Cola and Pepsi are two of the most well known beverages around the world. According to Coca Cola, there are only two countries in the world where you can’t (officially) buy their drinks – Cuba and North Korea. Pepsi seems to be available in a similar number of...

Using Politics to Solve Climate Change

With the sheer size of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions it can feel like there isn’t anything you can do about it. Modern society and everything in it is built around fossil fuels, which seems like a colossal thing to take on. The problem is fixable however – with...

How to live more sustainably during lockdown

As I write this, large numbers of people around the world are living with some kind of restrictions due to the ongoing pandemic. For most of us this is not a nice situation to be in, and there isn’t much we can do about it. In this post I...