Meeting ‘Show Your Stripes’ Creator, Professor Ed Hawkins MBE…

The ‘Show Your Stripes’ graphics have quickly become iconic and an internationally-recognised visualisation of the climate emergency facing us. The research and graphics are the brainchild of the University of Reading’s Professor Ed Hawkins MBE, a co-author of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) sixth Assessment Report, published in 2021. A few months ago …

The Climate Emergency – It’s Time to Stop Hitting Snooze and Wake Up

Something struck me for the umpteenth time when watching the BBC’s News at Ten a few nights ago. Tennis star (we are using that term reluctantly) and vaccine hesitant Novak Djokovic’s one-man battle against the Australian Government was the top story brought to us by Huw Edwards. The evening saw a piece on how the …

30 of Greta Thunberg’s Best Quotes on Climate Change and the Climate Emergency

Who is Greta Thunberg? If you don’t know the answer, where have you been? 18 year old Greta Thunberg is a climate change activist from Sweden. Greta is now so well known globally that simply “Greta” is enough to know who is being talked about. As a young child, she was diagnosed with Asperger’s (a …

My Council Has Declared a ‘Climate Emergency’ – What Does This Mean? A Look at Wokingham

Wherever you are in the UK (and increasingly, beyond), it’s likely that your council (or local authority) has declared a climate emergency or is in the process of planning to. Following Wokingham Borough Council’s recent climate emergency declaration and the related initiatives announced, we caught up with Councillor Gregor Murray, the Council’s Executive Member for …