Considering a Heat Pump? – Don’t miss the BUS

By Rohan Lewis The government’s Boiler Upgrade Scheme, or BUS, was launched on 1st April, and applications will be accepted from May 23rd. It provides a grant of £5000 towards the cost of removing your gas boiler, and plumbing an electric air-source heat pump (ASHP), sited just outside your house, into the central heating system … Continue reading Considering a Heat Pump? – Don’t miss the BUS

How to talk about climate change to sceptics

In the last few decades the issue of climate change has become a central socio-political issue across the globe, and more and more people are realising the weight and urgency of the crisis that we are facing. Yet, a small percentage of people still regard climate change as something that is not real. Arguments range … Continue reading How to talk about climate change to sceptics

Reflections on Humber Cluster Workshop

I attended a workshop on 23rd March as the representative of Hull Friends of the Earth at the Aura Innovation centre on the Humber Energy Cluster plans.  This workshop was one of multiple streams, with this one focussing on the socio-cultural perspective and how the community could be effectively engaged and consulted.  Various groups attended … Continue reading Reflections on Humber Cluster Workshop