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What do the Covid-19 pandemic and climate emergency have in common?

Caption: They stayed at home. Apologies to L.S. Lowry’s painting ‘The Rush’. With factories shut, the air is cleaner. The Covid-19 pandemic and climate change are both worldwide emergencies and remind us we are all sharing one planet, dependent so… Continue Reading →

New! Online courses in One Planet Development

Our weekend workshops are currently on hold pending the Covid-19 crisis. BUT we are now offering online workshops for individuals and groups, conducted by Skype and email. These cover the same material as a weekend workshop (see below). Participants receive… Continue Reading →

Learn how to live the most demonstrably sustainable life in the UK

In two upcoming workshops, learn how to apply for planning permission to build a zero carbon home and run a sustainable business in Wales. Like others already doing so already you would be living the most demonstrably sustainable life in… Continue Reading →

What you can do in 2020 to tackle climate change!

25 ways to reduce your carbon and ecological footprint You’ve heard about the climate and extinction crises. You probably want to do something in your own life. Here at the One Planet Centre we’ve been working on the most effective… Continue Reading →

Producing more of what we consume locally helps us come clean about carbon emissions

We can’t blame China for burgeoning carbon emissions. We can only tackle climate change if we address the fact that a great proportion of China’s emissions – and other countries’ – come from the fact that we import goods from… Continue Reading →

Come to the launch of the One Planet Cardiff campaign

I’m excited to invite you to the launch of the ‘One Planet’ Cardiff campaign – a solution to the climate and extinction emergencies using the Welsh Well-Being of Future Generations Act. Things are really taking off. A successful campaign has already… Continue Reading →

Why local procurement is key to a brighter, more hopeful future

Local procurement is key to a brighter, more hopeful future, and the reduction of carbon and ecological footprints. Here’s why: Firstly, the science says we have eight years to stop greenhouse gas emissions. Business models have to adapt to reflect… Continue Reading →

New workshop 22 February 2019

There will be a one day OPD training session on February 22 in East Carmarthenshire. Five people are already signed up. There is space for five more. Would anyone else also be interested? Book via hello@davidthorpe.info Cost is £35 each…. Continue Reading →

Make loving the planet your 2019 resolution

We are sleepwalking into a deadly future where millions of people will die and millions more suffer terribly, and we are being led by politicians who neither understand nor care about this. Leaders are supposed to know where they are… Continue Reading →

What is one planet living? – Video

What is one planet living? Watch a video of my talk at the Centre for Agroecology, Water and Resilience!

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