Bournville Ecohome

Members of Friends of the Earth had a guided tour of one terraced house that has been retro-fitted to Ecohomes ‘excellent’ standard by Bournville Village Trust. The evening was cold and dark, but 264 Selly Oak Road was bright and warm at little...

Avoiding the Third Degree

In December, the all important Climate Change Conference in Bali brought together delegates from 189 countries to forge a deal that would succeed the Kyoto agreement. The Kyoto Protocol is an international, legally binding agreement to reduce global greenhouse gas...

Rethinking the message

Dave Watton argues that we need more inspiring concepts and metaphors to successfully communicate the benefits of taking action on climate change. We know the scale of the challenge. That the earth’s ecosystems are under severe threat from human activity; that...

Bournville Ecohome

Members of Friends of the Earth had a guided tour of one terraced house that has been retro-fitted to Ecohomes ‘excellent’ standard by Bournville Village Trust. The evening was cold and dark, but 264 Selly Oak Road was bright and warm at little...