Supermarkets should all be encouraged to put doors on their fridges because it would cut the UK’s total electricity usage by one per cent, says a Midlands green energy expert. “It just shows how a small move can have such a big effect in the fight against climate change,” said Ron Fox, of [...]
Much has been said and written in the last couple of weeks about decisions agreed at the climate summit will impact countries around the world – but how will the ordinary person be affected? Midlands green energy expert Ron Fox looks at some of the ways in which the decisions made at COP26 [...]
A Midlands green energy expert has given a cautious welcome to a deal aimed at staving off dangerous climate problems which was agreed at the environment summit in Glasgow on Saturday.
Political leaders are moving in the right direction after taking three positive steps to cut the world’s carbon footprint in the first week of the environment summit in Glasgow.
The Queen’s plant a tree scheme is a fitting environmental way to celebrate the 70th anniversary of her reign next year, says a Midlands energy expert Ron Fox. Recently Her Majesty launched her Green Canopy project to create a lasting legacy as she prepares to become the first British monarch [...]
A £5,000 subsidy to persuade householders to switch from gas boilers to low-carbon heat pumps is totally inadequate, says a Midlands green energy expert. “The £450m grants in total will fund just 90,000 houses with the latest green technology, but there are up to 25 million UK homes who have [...]
News that daily meat consumption has fallen by almost a fifth in the last decade is a surprising but very encouraging statistic, says a Midlands green energy expert. Ron Fox was commenting on research by Oxford University which revealed that people have reduced the amount of red and processed [...]
A plan to switch green surcharges on household electricity bills to gas bills to encourage consumers to move to lower carbon alternatives is an imaginative idea, says a Midlands green energy expert. Ron Fox was commenting on a scheme which would mean people who heat their homes with electricity [...]
Experts who encouraged people over many years to demolish old buildings and replace them with energy efficient new ones have now admitted that was a mistake. The Architects Journal says it was an error because of the excessive carbon emissions from making the steel, cement and bricks for [...]
A £50m competition launched by Prince William to find solutions to environmental problems has produced some inspirational and novel ideas. That’s the view of Midlands energy expert Ron Fox after the 15 finalists in the Duke of Cambridge’s Earthshot prize were revealed last week. “There are a [...]