What is ‘Greenwashing’?

Being green is hot right now. Nobody really wants to be seen as the harbinger of death; the company that is bringing about the destruction of the ecosystem we depend upon, just to make a quick buck. However, there are those companies out there who are responsible for much of the habitat loss; much of … Continue reading What is ‘Greenwashing’?

You can’t out-run, or even out-cycle a bad diet…

When it comes to our bulging western waistlines, there's a lot we can learn from the diets of other nations. Whilst we can learn how not to do food from the USA, over in Japan there's so much we can, ahem, take away from the way they live.

Something to watch: A Cardiff Cycle Infrastructure Super-Cut…

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eIX39NeNan0 As the saying goes, Rome wasn't built in a day. Since the new Councillors got to work, we've actually acquired some nice new sections of infrastructure. Here's a video of just the new infra, without the boring in-between parts. As of today, the Senghennydd Road section of the primary north/south route is being built. … Continue reading Something to watch: A Cardiff Cycle Infrastructure Super-Cut…

The Smaller Picture…

In this day and age, with huge amounts of information available at your fingertips it has become harder than ever to take anything at face value. So when you talk about the environmental benefits of cycling it's easy to lose people, because people assume you are talking about global warming or climate change. We puny humans are not so great at dealing with the bigger picture. We often don't have the power to make big changes, but if we focus on the small picture we'll make inroads into the huge challenges ahead.

The Transport for New Homes Checklist

It feels as though we've already spent a nauseating amount of time talking about urban sprawl, particularly in the context of Cardiff's local development plan, but it's something that can't be stressed enough. The window of opportunity to encourage residents of new homes to adopt sustainable transport is short, yet we continue to build on … Continue reading The Transport for New Homes Checklist