Trump legacy – environmental disinterest

  One demonstration of the exceptional maturity, responsibility and foresight of ex-president tRump is a comparison of the number of electric buses (mostly now powered by renewable energy sources) in USA and China.   China has about 400,000 Europe 4,000 USA had 450 at the end of 2019 full story https://www.pri.org/stories/2019-10-08/china-dominates-electric-bus-market-us-getting-board One very clear message… Continue reading Trump legacy – environmental disinterest

Imagining a lifestyle, as if Planet Earth really matters

It started with seeing a young child cowering where the pavement ought to be (there isn’t one) as a farm machine about thirteen feet high came racing down the narrow, winding road in an ancient, once-quiet, beautiful village. Nearly all the space where a pavement belongs is overflowing with parked cars, so the likelihood of… Continue reading Imagining a lifestyle, as if Planet Earth really matters

youthful wisdom – everybody has value

Rarely does the title of a book say so much: No-one is too small to make a difference The first book by teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg. Her positive mental attitude and perseverance has made an impression over the whole world. “No-one is too small” includes you and me. Too tiny, too quiet, too young,… Continue reading youthful wisdom – everybody has value