UN chief warns of ‘grave climate emergency,’ says Paris Agreement goals not enough

Praising New Zealand’s climate leadership U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres lauded the Paris climate accord, but said even if its promises are fully met, the world still faces what he described as a catastrophic three-degree temperature rise by the end of the century. Arctic permafrost is…

Greening the landscape

These pictures below are a little tour of Machynlleth visiting the Gerddi Bro Ddyfi project where a tam of volunteers supported by a core team are gardening the edge of the town and the playing fields for wildlife, diversity and production. There are some…

Notes from 6/6/19

Thanks to Aine who chaired the meetings, next meeting facilitator: Barbara Electric Vehicles Talk from Bill Smith, Bill owned and ran Bashchurch service garage for 35 years and has an extensive knowledge of the motor trade and electric vehicles from their first introduction to…

George Monbiot on why ‘Climate Change Goes Deeper Than Capitalism’

Guardian columnist George Monbiot is one of the foremost progressive political thinkers in Britain today, one who has long put a spotlight on environmental issues, particularly those ignored by the mainstream press. He joins us The Elephant to talk about how the climate change…

Cymru Ein Dyfodol – Our Future Wales

I think this really matters, it is essential for Wales as a nation as it puts us on the leading edge of positive change. Evaluating all new development through the perspective of the Well Being of Future Generations Act creates an essential lens that…

Regenerating the landscape

Farming and land management is both part of the problem and a big part of the solution. Economic forces and government incentives have pushed farms to be more intensive, bigger and with more and more inputs. This has created cheap food but it has…