Categories
Climate Change Life Cycle Cost Logistics Social Value

The Cost of Fashion

Fast fashion is becoming less fashionable. You need to know about the Sharing Economy.

Categories
Climate Change infrastructure Life Cycle Cost Social Value

The Cost of a Zero Carbon House

Did you know the UK set a target for all new homes built to be zero carbon by 2016? Let’s talk about net zero carbon houses.

Categories
Climate Change Social Value

The Cost of a Tiny Urban Forest

In March 2020, Whitney Council (Oxfordshire) and Earthwatch UK planted the first Tiny Forest in Britain. But how much did it cost?

Categories
Climate Change infrastructure

The Cost of Carbon

In this episode I discuss the cost of carbon with Dr Katherine Ibbotson (listen here), programme carbon and cost manager at the Environment Agency. Kat incorporates carbon cost estimating into the decision-making process, and has worked nationally with the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors and the Institute of Civil Engineers on the topic of carbon […]

Categories
Climate Change Uncategorized

Human-Induced Climate Change – the winners and losers

I discussed the cost of human-induced climate change with Dr Rucha Karkarey, a coral reef ecologist and marine conservation biologist from India. She has been studying how habitat loss from climate change impacts the diversity and functioning of coral reef fishes. Her work has been based in the lesser known Lakshadweep archipelago in India, which […]

Categories
Climate Change

Coral Reefs and Climate Change

The next episode of The Cost of Everything Podcast features Dr Rucha Karkarey, a coral reef ecologist and marine conservation biologist from India. We discuss the cost of human-induced climate change on Lakshadweep, an island chain that is similar to the Maldives. We also talk about the mass-bleaching of coral reefs and how she has […]

Categories
Energy infrastructure

Welcome to The Cost of Everything Podcast

Hello, and welcome to the new blog which accompanies the brand new Podcast. My name is Amritpal, host and founder of The Cost of Everything, and I’m really looking forward to sharing this journey with you. “Cecil Graham: What is a cynic? Lord Darlington: A man who knows the price of everything, and the value […]