September 29th was designated International Awareness of Food Waste and Loss Day. A strangely titled day that grabbed my interest because it directly related to one of the United Nations Sustainable Goals: goal 12 – to ensure ‘sustainable consumption and production patterns’. LowImpact last wrote about our food waste habit and sustainability in 2015. Back then we had some pretty stark figures, taken […]
A speech I gave which explored the climate change education agenda. This was a multi-agency rally in Carlisle for the Climate Day of Action in October 2021.
Climate Rally Talk Good Afternoon, Thank you so much for having me here today. I feel really proud, on this national day of Climate Action, to be here in front of this amazing rally. As a headteacher, I already have privilege – and I see first hand just how motivated, concerned and eager our young people are to make a […]
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Why we need to conquer climate doomism.
Why we need to conquer climate doomism in the classroom.
How can our small schools be more sustainable?
Simple steps all schools can take to be more sustainable Schools account for around 2% of UK greenhouse gas emissions, roughly the same as all the energy and transport emissions of Manchester, Newcastle and Bristol combined. This is equivalent to 15% of the country’s public sector emissions. The benefits to larger schools and the savings that can be made are […]