The landmark ruling by the Court of Appeal on Thursday has profound implications for the public and private sector in the UK. The irrefutable logic was simple. The commitment to reach net zero by 2050 is now in enshrined in UK law and any government decision around infrastructure build that doesn’t take this into accountContinue reading “Is it time to give the Companies Act some Paris teeth?”
Author Archives: mhorley
What would it take for big oil to change?
We all live in our own little bubbles. Earlier this week I posted the following on Facebook: I’m really not sure what was going on at Edie but the story was a hoax and it was quickly removed. Of course it wasn’t true. From within my own little oat milk-drinking bubble I so wanted toContinue reading “What would it take for big oil to change?”
A solution for flying?
In the absence of government action, global firms have a golden opportunity to take a leadership position on aviation emissions.
But what can I do?
At, this time of increased consumption, I thought I would write about the role of personal choice and reflect back on just a couple of things that we have done as a family this year to reduce our impact. I heard a member of Extinction Rebellion talk recently. He gave his perspective on the choicesContinue reading “But what can I do?”
Build it and (hope) they will come
When investing in clean tech and other solutions that mitigate the climate crisis, businesses need to take a higher risk than they normally would. The risk is largely a regulatory / political one. The problem with many parts of our economy today is that the externalities, the global costs of supplying the goods and services,Continue reading “Build it and (hope) they will come”
A new blog on solutions to the climate and ecological crisis
Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything. — George Bernard Shaw. I hope that this blog helps provide a glimmer of hope. It will be purely my musings, observations and ideas for solutions that companies, governments and individuals can adopt. It’s highly unlikely that anything I writeContinue reading “A new blog on solutions to the climate and ecological crisis”