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...

Palm oil and the planet

Palm oil is an incredibily versatile oil that can be used in foods, preservatives in cosmetics and as fuel. It has fantastic shelf-life and is commonly used as a vegan replacement for dairy (cream and butter), since it is harvested from the fruits of palm trees. Sound too good...

Do Carbon Offsets Really Work?

If you’ve booked a flight in recent years, you might have seen an option to pay a small amount to offset the carbon emissions of your flight. It sounds great: You can fly as you’d like without any guilt about your impact on the environment. In this post I’m...

Getting Started with Sustainable Investing

If you’ve done any kind of research into investing, you might have seen that there are tons of different options out there for what you can invest in. You can invest in companies, real estate or even materials such as gold. Something that’s often overlooked, however, is that money...

Are Solar Panels Worth It In 2021?

If you’ve walked through your neighborhood you might have seen an increasing number of solar panels. Coming in a variety of sizes and colors, opinions are mixed on their aesthetic. In this post, I’m going to give you some background on whether solar panels are worth it in 2021...