The Eco Experts Blog

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Friday, December 19, 2014 - 11:49
Last month, we interviewed Jerry Greenfield, Co-founder of Ben & Jerry’s, about issues and values important to Ben & Jerry’s. Here’s the interview: Why is climate justice important to you? It is important for us as an organization because it’s aligned to our Social...
Monday, December 15, 2014 - 00:00
It’s been more than four years since David Cameron famously claimed his would be the ‘greenest government ever’ when the Conservative party came to power in 2010. But his path to green greatness has not been an easy one; our air is illegally polluted, our renewable industry...
Wednesday, November 26, 2014 - 11:23
It’s common knowledge that solar is one the most favourable power sources for our struggling planet. But for years solar power has struggled to keep the public interest, due to the cheaper cost of fossil fuels. While the wind and sun are free, the technology used to capture...
Green Party TV Debate
Friday, November 14, 2014 - 10:12
In its definition of purpose, the BBC claims that viewers, listeners and users can rely on the BBC to reflect the many communities that exist in the UK. It adds that the BBC will encourage conversation and debate about news, current affairs and topical issues, while building...
IPCC report points to grim future
Monday, November 10, 2014 - 09:35
The release of the IPCC 5th Assessment Synthesis Report this week is a stark reminder of the problems we face regarding climate change. But it’s not all doom and gloom; there is still time to do something about it. Affordable and feasible solutions are available. But will the...
Friday, October 31, 2014 - 17:19
European leaders have vowed to cut carbon emissions by 40% by 2030 at an EU summit last week. The talks in Brussels were held to negotiate a Europe-wide pact ahead of the UN Climate Change summit in Paris next year, with the aim of unifying the continent as the ‘global leaders’...
Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 16:19
Despite claiming he was committed to renewable energy in 2012, David Cameron’s Government seem determined to push through fracking in the UK. With widespread public concern about its impact on the environment, fracking is hugely controversial and only extends our reliance on...
 Sustainable Green Infrastructure Conference
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - 17:13
How will we explain to our children and grandchildren why we destroyed their future? This was the question on the cover of the programme for this year’s Sustainable Green Infrastructure Conference. In truth, there is no more compelling reason to reduce our cities’ environmental...
Friday, October 24, 2014 - 13:10
New policy proposals by Mayor Boris Johnson could see smoking banned in London’s public parks. At present the plans focus on London’s Royal Parks but could be rolled out to Trafalgar Square and Parliament Square. Former health minister Lord Darzi said: “It would be a powerful...
Friday, October 17, 2014 - 14:56
September was an exciting month for The Eco Experts. Not only did we have a record number of people using our website to receive solar panel quotes, we also launched our first ever TV ad. Both reflect the current boom in the solar energy market, caused by rising energy bills and...