Should we Spend £30bn on High Speed Rail?

  Should we Spend £30bn on High Speed Rail?   Before the election, the previous government put forward its plans for HS2, the high speed rail network that it said will revolutionise the transport system in the UK and lead to lower carbon alternatives being more...

Zero Waste?

  Waste – what is it? It may be a truism to say that waste is simply what gets thrown away, but the make-up of what gets thrown away is often quite revealing. What makes something waste is not necessarily what it is made of, or what it started out as, but how it is...

Infant Potty Training and the Environment

    My daughter, Rose, was 10 weeks old when she first asked to use the toilet. I had taken her to the park in her pushchair for an autumnal walk with my husband. Suddenly Rose shouted “A!” and started jiggling about, squirming frantically as if she had a sore behind....