Tag Archives: environmental policy

A call for a Greener Green Party

Over the years I have generally failed to vote, sometimes through apathy, sometimes organisational failure, but mainly through a strong and unshiftable feeling that no political party in any way represented a future that I supported. Over the last few … Continue reading

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Erecting fences and divided visions for our national parks

In a week when I was inspired to see the passion and energy coming out of the Re-imagine London Event as part of the campaign to make London a National City park, an age old argument is re-emerging in another … Continue reading

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Results – Lake District Futures Project

I am delighted that at the end of five months of fascinating discussions, slightly less fascinating hours battling with spreadsheets, academic articles and statistics, I have completed my project and am in the position to be able to share the … Continue reading

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Reshuffles and real politics

Most of my writing has been tied up in recent weeks with putting together early drafts of my Lakes Project.  But with a little bit of free time, I have been reflecting on the sale of Blencathra and the recent … Continue reading

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Time to start talking about positive Environmental messages

Time to start talking about positive messages and hope for the environment, a positive message from Chris Smith http://ow.ly/yJzo2

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Questionnaires up and running

First day in the new office, and it has to be said that it beats the dingy basement computer room where I have spent most of the last two weeks. First day as well out in the Lakes handing out … Continue reading

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Failure and entrepreneurial environmental solutions

I attended a lecture this week by John Ashton, who spoke about political challenges in addressing climate change. He gave a quote I had not heard before and then asked how many of the attendees agreed… do you: “Conceived of … Continue reading

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