CoRE50 Helping to Make a Sustainable City

Birmingham is a hot bed of new renewable energy initiatives at the moment, with organisations determined to promote and implement the technologies in local communities around the city. It is vital to get as many people as possible involved, as these projects are the...

Birmingham Airport in Cloud Cuckoo Land

 With Birmingham Airport still making bold claims about millions of extra passengers, local environmentalists point out their numbers are a work of pure fiction.   Birmingham Friends of the Earth point out that the numbers of new passengers that the airport mention in...

Walden Day at the MAC

On Saturday I chaired a discussion at the Midlands Arts Centre on making our gardens and community spaces more wildlife (and particularly bee) – friendly. This was part of a day of talks, films, sound installations and performances based around Heiner...

Birmingham- City of the Sun?

  Birmingham is the largest Local Authority in Europe. With over 406,000 households, we have the potential to become one of the most powerful domestic producers of solar energy in England, beating the public’s renewable demands. The common complaints against...