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Bumped by Brexit

On October 23, 2019, Posted by , In Environment,Lifestyle, With 2 Comments

Yesterday I was asked to appear on Sky News to comment on the environmental impact of the aviation industry. It had been prompted by this article by Sky New’s new climate correspondent. I was lined up to have a discussion (animated, perhaps) with travel writer Jessica Toale – the leading…

My no-fly adventures

On July 22, 2019, Posted by , In #GetOutside,BAM,Cycling,Environment,Lifestyle,Slow travel, With No Comments

It was about ten years ago that I made the decision to stop flying. I had been aware of the environmental impact of aviation for years, and had started to feel the irony that by flying to see the world I was contributing to its destruction. So I decided that…

Would you give up flying to save the environment?

On April 12, 2019, Posted by , In Environment,Lifestyle, With 2 Comments

‘My name’s Anna Hughes and I’m an environmentalist.’ It feels like a confession, or something that should be mentioned in a whisper. My whole life I’ve been aware of environmental issues, and as I’ve grown older and learned more about the world, more and more of my decisions have been…