Sitemap - 2023 - Sustainability by numbers
Are global harvests keeping pace in a warming world?
We have enough minerals for the energy transition, but medium-term supply is a challenge [Part 2]
We have enough minerals for the energy transition, but medium-term supply is a challenge [Part 1]
How much waste do solar panels and wind turbines produce?
The world has enough minerals for low-carbon electricity
The low-carbon energy transition will need less mining than fossil fuels, even when adjusted for waste rock
Can solar and wind power Britain? An update of David MacKay’s numbers
Electrification is efficiency: The world will need less energy after the transition
Meat substitutes need to get a lot cheaper
Net-zero: it’s not just where you end up, but how you get there that matters
How much biofuel would we need to decarbonise aviation?
How much does aviation contribute to climate change? How will this change in the future?
My TED Talk is now live
How much more electricity will the UK need to switch to electric vehicles?
Biofuels: the US could switch to electric cars and solar power on just a fraction of the land
Anger, sadness, guilt, hope: on the complex emotions of climate change
Do electric vehicles reduce air pollution?
If the UK has lots of renewables, why do electricity prices follow gas prices?
Is deforestation falling in the Amazon?
The future of low-carbon heating is heat pumps
How bad are the wildfires in Greece this year?
Is cobalt the 'blood diamond of electric cars'? What can be done about it?
The weighty issue of electric cars [Part 2]
The weighty issue of electric cars [Part 1]
Which US states have the cleanest electricity? [Interactive slide deck]
Canadian wildfire update: it’s already a record year
Most of the energy you put into a gasoline car is wasted; this is not the case for electric cars
Interactive slide deck: explore global data on EV sales, stocks and charging points
Electric cars: are countries going fully electric, or do people prefer plug-in hybrids?
Will it be a record year for Canadian wildfires? How are they changing over time?
Are plant-based milks healthier or less nutritious than cow’s milk?
Do people think ‘plant-based yoghurt’ comes from a cow, or are lobby groups crying over spilt milk?
The world is not going to pass its 1.5°C warming target in the next few years, but it's a signal of what's to come
Electric cars don't work as well in the cold, but they still work very well
Not the End of the World: My book is now available to pre-order in the UK
Electric cars are the new solar: people will underestimate how quickly they will take off
Europe and China are moving quickly on electric cars; the rest of the world is lagging behind
The world likes big cars, the data don’t lie 🎶
Bigger, heavier, more efficient: A deep-dive on cars in the United States
Climate deniers and climate doomers are more alike than they’d like to think
Which countries have ‘enough’ public chargers for electric cars?
How long does it take to build a nuclear reactor?
Who has contributed most to global warming?
Life Update: Climate Optimism, TED Talk and Book Edits
Is the world approaching 'peak fertilizer'?
Why “my country only emits 1% of emissions” is no excuse for rich countries to not tackle climate change
China uses as much cement in two years as the US did over the entire 20th century
The end of range anxiety: how has the range of electric cars changed over time?
China is adding solar and wind faster than many of us realise: three charts that put it in perspective
How much space would we need to store the world’s plastic in landfills?
BP thinks global oil demand peaked in 2019: this is an important signal for the energy transition
Electric cars are better for the climate than petrol or diesel
There are many reasons to invest in women's education. Reducing CO₂ emissions isn't one of them.
Mining quantities for low-carbon energy is hundreds to thousands of times lower than mining for fossil fuels
Perfect solutions: the enemy to solving our environmental problems
The mineral monopoly: will low-carbon technology be controlled by a few countries?
Does the world have enough lithium to move to electric vehicles?
Deforestation in the Amazon peaked decades ago. Can we get it to zero?