A RADIOACTIVE LEGACY

A RADIOACTIVE LEGACY

Stern concrete structures stare silently out to sea At Sizewell, Dounreay, Trawsfynydd; And yet another four, Stock still behind barbed wire fences In a blossoming natural landscape, Tombs for graphite reactor cores, Untouchable for at least one hundred years –...
Secret Santa

Secret Santa

Are you taking part in a Secret Santa this Christmas? I am, and I’ve been matched with someone I’ve never met. Working out what on earth to do has surfaced difficult questions around trying to live a sustainable life and how that might be perceived by others. I could...
COP27

COP27

On November 6th, delegates from around the world will descend on Sharm el-Sheikh in Egypt for COP27. It comes a year after COP26 in Glasgow, where world leaders agreed a deal to limit global temperatures to 1.5C. The pace and brutality of geopolitical changes since...
Feeling the pain of higher energy costs

Feeling the pain of higher energy costs

As we head towards winter, Keynsham residents – like thousands across the country – will start to feel the pain of higher energy costs. While the energy price cap is welcome, bills remain considerably higher than last year, and people will still struggle to pay. I...
What can we do to help?

What can we do to help?

I hope that we would all agree that we have some major problems on our hands, as one aspect of climate change, with traffic-jammed roads, fossil fuel vehicles creating so much pollution,(25% of UK CO2 emissions) the bottom falling out of the diesel car market and...