More Power to You: part three

Environmental scientist Dr Tara Shine says that policy change and individual action must be combined if we are to meet climate change goals. A strong advocate for the power of personal responsibility, her book How to Change the Planet, One Object at a Time is packed with achievable advice.

7th June, 2020
More Power to You: part three
Today’s final instalment in our series of extracts addresses changes you can make while working at home, and during your leisure time, through the objects that form part of your every day.


The rise of the personal computer has transformed lives since the first forays into computing in the 1940s to the arrival of desktop computers in the 1970s and 1980s. Innovation in the computer sector has been staggeringly fast and with that has come pressure to buy the latest model and have the best technology.

As a result, consumption of computers is big business even with recent minor sales declines as tablets and...

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