Category: Miscellaneous

  • The Endless Climate Fight of Consumption vs Production

    The Endless Climate Fight of Consumption vs Production

    We’re stuck in this endless loop of arguing about how we get started dealing with climate change in a serious way. Until we reach a consensus about what will actually work, we won’t get anywhere. We will just keep going round in circles while we put giant amounts of emissions into the atmosphere every single […]

  • Some messages just never get through to people

    Some messages just never get through to people

    The world seems to just get stupider and stupider over time. But even considering that, there are certain truths which never seem to gain any traction, even when we had a reasonably sane global society. I was reminded of this again today when hearing my neighbour mowing his grass again with his petrol lawnmower, while […]

  • Be wary of car brands infiltrating the bike industry

    Be wary of car brands infiltrating the bike industry

    Car companies. They’re the bad guys who eliminated urban cycling in the UK and elsewhere. They brought us the joy that is one giant SUV after another on our narrow roads; originally built for bicycles, narrow vans and the odd truck. Now they want into the e-bike industry as well. Haven’t they done enough damage? […]

  • Yes, we really must ban private cars

    Yes, we really must ban private cars

    Logically, every day that goes by where we do practically nothing to address our climate crisis, the more reasonable the idea of banning private cars (especially in urban areas) should become. But in reality, it doesn’t feel as if we’re making any progress in this regard. People generally aren’t warming to the idea, or at […]