Book Review: Goldilocks by Laura Lam

Laura Lam - Image by byronv2 on Flickr

There are a lot of testimonials at the start of Goldilocks, one of Laura Lam’s 21 books. They say things like “Grabs your attention from the first page” and “An absolutely stunning and compelling story”, plus my favourite “If The Martian and The Handmaid’s Tale had a book baby, this… would be the incredible result”. […]

The Green Gazelles on Channel 4

Kerry Godliman talking to Brendon Bale and the Green Gazelles

Our wonderful friends at The Green Gazelles vegan rugby club were invited to take part in a Channel 4 programme. Kerry Godliman has to cook something new when a rugby team don’t fancy her spanakopita. What will she cook up when all she’s got to help is a talking microwave who prefers chirpsing to cooking? […]

COP26… The (News)Beat Goes On

Simon West on GB News

On the 23rd of December 2021, our Chair of Trustees and Managing Director Simon West spoke about the successes and failures of COP26 on the GBNews program The Briefing with Darren McCaffrey. On the 1st of January 2022, our Chair of Trustees and Managing Director Simon West spoke on GB News about his hopes for […]

COP26 Wrap Up

COP26 logo

Now COP26 seems to be a (slightly) distant memory, we thought it would be a good time to reflect on it and what were our key takeaways and top moments from attending. First though, here’s a few parting comments from various attendees we met during the final hours of the conference: Jake Causley Key takeaways […]

In Conversation with Compassion in World Farming

Tracey West in conversation with James West

On the final day of COP26, Tracey spoke to James West, a policy maker at Compassion in World Farming. They are a charity who campaign for animal welfare and aim to stop factory farming in all forms. Tracey West and The Team

What Can Chemists Bring to the Party?

A group of chemists in a laboratory by ThisisEngineering RAEng on Unsplash

At COP26 there were all sorts of companies, NGOs and groups trying to share their point of view. Whilst in the Green Zone, I got chatting with a couple of chemists. Edwin Silvester of the Royal Society of Chemistry was happy to talk about the role chemists are playing in the fight against climate chaos. […]

Where is the Urgency?

Protestor holding a banner saying Act now or swim later by Mika Baumeister on Unsplash

One of our hopes from the visit to COP26 was the chance to call decision makers out when they gave weak or misleading answers. Jo Smith got one such opportunity with a panel who were talking about the impacts of consumer behaviour on our climate. Watch Jo’s question and the answers she received: Jo Smith […]