On Air Now School Daze with Jenni Costello 6:00pm - Midnight Janet Jackson - Whoops Now Schedule

James Adler's Top Eco Tips

Having worked in the environmental not for profit sector since 2002, CEO of Ashdown Forest James Adler is perfectly placed to tell Sara Whatley about his commitment to nature.

Having worked in the environmental not for profit sector since 200, CEO of Ashdown Forest James Adler is perfectly placed to tell Sara Whatley about his commitment to nature, but what can people do on a daily basis to help climate change? James Adler has many suggestions, many of which people will already be doing. He explained the more of these things you do the more money you save – great in these money pinching times – and that he believes individual consumers have enormous amounts of power if they work collectively.

  • Save energy: Insulate your house better. Turn off lights. Put on jumper and turn down heating by 1 degree. Consider transport – reduce flying, take the train, leave the car at home.
  • Shift diet: Reduce meat consumption. Eat seasonally. Eat locally. Reduce food waste. 
  • Repair, recycle, reuse: Reduce consumption of new goods. Try to use what already exists. 
  • Be political: Write to local elected politicians. Tell them you are concerned about climate change, you want action. Go and see them, let them know how important it is.
  • Banking and investments: Who is your bank? Where is your money? What is it being used for? Use ethical banking and pensions. 
  • Volunteer: Best way to get through climate anxiety is to take action. Volunteer on Ashdown Forest. Do something from home. Get out there and help. 
  • Don’t give up. It’s so easy to think this is the next generation’s problem, that it’s too big, but we all have to be aware of this and take action now. 

James explains what the environment does for us all: “It gives you the clean air that you breath, the fresh water that you drink and the sunlight that you love. Everyone has a stake in the environment. There is not a single person on earth who should not have the environment in their heart.” It is a well-known fact that getting out in nature is good for your health too, even the colours that surround you are proven to be good for you. 

See full interview with James Adler, here.

More from Lifestyle

  • Five Most Intense England Moments at the Euros

    The Euros, has been a stage for dramatic footballing moments and memorable performances. For England, it's probably very, very fair to say the tournament has seen its fair share of highs and lows. Following our win over Serbia at the weekend, here are five of the most intense moments for England at the Euros, each etched into the memories of fans and players alike - you know, just to get you in the mood for more heart-stopping moments this tournament...

  • Five Most Magical Forests To Explore In The UK

    The UK, with its rich history and diverse landscapes, is home to some of the most enchanting forests in the world. These ancient woodlands offer a glimpse into the mystical and magical, making them perfect for exploration. Here are five of the most magical forests in the UK that promise an unforgettable experience:

  • Be Well, Move Happy: Deep Breathing & Cold Water Therapy

    This month Sara Whatley delves into deep breathing for wellness and cold-water therapy for movement

  • Five Of The Most Exotic Beaches In The World

    When it comes to beach destinations, some places stand out for their otherworldly beauty, pristine sands, and crystal-clear waters. From hidden gems to well-known paradises, here are five of the most exotic beaches in the world that beckon travellers with their unique charm and natural splendour:

  • Five Films Which Make Us Want To Go On Holiday

    Movies have a magical ability to transport us to distant lands, immersing us in breath-taking landscapes, vibrant cultures, and exciting adventures. From tropical paradises to bustling cities, here are five films that ignite the wanderlust within us and inspire a longing for travel and adventure:


Add a comment

Log in to the club or enter your details below.

Your News

It’s easy to get in touch with the More Radio News team.

Add you phone number if you would like us to call you back