Cycle chic? In these shoes?

When asked, women said they wouldn't cycle to work because they worry what their hair would look like when they got there. I heard this at a community meeting and it stuck with me, because I think it feels so… true!It’s a barrier that sits between...

5 Aug 2011 Lynne Sneddon Carbon reduction

Living the Good Life… kind of

Ok, so my smugness will be short-lived as I’m only house sitting, but let’s go with it for a minute. A girl can dream, can’t she?It’s a glorious spring morning and the photovoltaic (PV) panels are churning out so much free, clean...

28 Jul 2011 Lynne Sneddon Energy and fuel poverty, Carbon reduction

Craigroyston School's Sausage Trophy Win Starts Summer With a Sizzle

A drum roll patters on the knees of excited children throughout the Craigroyston Primary assembly hall. STV are poised with microphone, ready for comments.The crowd 'oohs' and 'aahs' as the coveted sausage on a fork trophy is revealed… they cheer!It...

14 Jul 2011 Lynne Sneddon Waste

Driving down carbon costs: M74 compared to sustainable living

I’m sure I’m not the only one who’s been reading in the news that the cost to build the new five-mile M74 motorway extension through Glasgow was £131 million per mile. That’s £80,000 per metre. That’s a lot of money, I hear you thinking, but what’s...

8 Jul 2011 Lynne Sneddon Energy and fuel poverty, Carbon reduction