Water, water everywhere…but who owns water?
All people need clean, fresh water because it is what we are made of. The average human is 60% water by weight. Water has an important role in nearly every […]
Can we have a biofuel future?
There are three main issues that opponents to biofuels have:
They are made from food crops or grown on land that would otherwise be used for food crops
Using food crops and land […]
Most people spend about 95 percent of their time inside: in houses, cars, shops, cafes and offices. We are becoming an indoor species increasingly shut off from sky, land, waterways, plants and animals. Nature is […]
There are many good reasons why you should get your kids out camping. It might be easier to stay at home where everything is convenient, where there are wall-sockets, appliances and gadgets, but then you and […]
E.F. (Fritz) Schumacher (1911-1977) was a German-born British economist, writer and social commentator. He is best known for his critique of Western economies and his proposals for human-scale technologies, decentralisation of production, cooperative ownership and […]
As Art Buchwald said, “The best things in life are not things”. The best things in life are intangibles like relationships, life events and experiences. Good experiences last a lifetime, at least as memories, and they can […]
People in affluent countries eat too much meat. Too much meat is not good for […]