This is the sort of good news story we need right now. 🚆 Sleeper trains are a fantastic way of travelling. There should be dozens leaving @StPancrasInt every evening for every corner of Europe. https://www.independent.co.uk/travel/news-and-advice/sweden-london-train-sleeper-malmo-amsterdam-cologne-munich-rail-a9288206.html
"Nothing we’ll read about online should make us hopeful, because scrolling for hope by browsing through social media from your sofa won’t cut it. I think that’s even selfish. Those achievements are the result of exhausted youths, overworked scientists and grieving activists. For each green bill presented in a legislative body, there’s an anxious, underslept staffer who needs backup. Can one hope from the sidelines?"
"People in eastern Congo are massacred to facilitate smartphone upgrades of ever diminishing marginal utility."
Talk: How better performing websites can help save the planet: https://blog.jacklenox.com/2019/09/23/talk-how-better-performing-websites-can-help-save-the-planet/
Excellent to see this work being done by @[email protected]:
"We will seek to purchase negative CO2 emissions at any price per tCO2, starting immediately."
Superb performance by @[email protected] jousting with John Humphrys on @[email protected] on the #ExtinctionRebellion movement: "On the one hand business as usual, climate breakdown, and mass deaths. On the other we try to find a way to live and prosper together." https://soundcloud.com/user-917334193/rupert-read-of-extinction-rebellion-on-radio-4s-today
Here's a debate, presented by France 24, in English, featuring MEPs from across Europe, and across the political spectrum, debating the controversy around the election of the European Commission President. Have you ever seen anything like this on BBC News? Perhaps if we actually covered this sort of thing in the UK, we wouldn't all be so ignorant about how the EU works. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MQ0iUR8zNuU
Woodland and shrubland make up more than 60% of Slovenia's land cover (compared to 13% in the UK). It is home to wolves, bears, and two million people, and the whole country would fit into the Highlands of Scotland. #rewildyourlife
Free parking and charging. Thank you Keszthely! #evroadtrip
This article is brilliant. A simplistic focus on energy efficiency does not solve the big problems that we are facing: "...the key step here is to think of energy efficiency as a means rather than an end in itself..." https://solar.lowtechmagazine.com/2018/01/bedazzled-by-energy-efficiency.html @[email protected]
Excellent article by @[email protected] It feels wildly optimistic but is based on an entirely reasonable analysis of the state of current affairs. https://www.independent.co.uk/voices/brexit-government-national-unity-ed-davey-caroline-lucas-referendum-a8987831.html
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