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Driving heat reflections …

Reflections on driving on what will be the coolest 11 July for years, if not decades to come.

Even though it was the hottest of the year so far, it may well be the coolest 11th of July for years and decades into the future. 

On the hottest day of the year so far, I had reason to do something I had not done for a good while, in fact since before Covid, to drive a fair distance on business-related activities. Like many other drivers I had air-conditioning cranked up, but unlike many grateful for having an EV particularly given current high fuel costs.

Driving long distances gives that time for reflection and thinking. Like musing on the potential from an EV, which in current hot temperatures and a warm battery gave improved capacity and improved efficiency of miles per kwhr. OK its not perfect, given the battery sourcing issues, and energy to charge the battery has to come from somewhere, in this case, a mix of renewables and unknown from public chargers.

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Regen Notes is the newsletter of regenerative gleanings, news, stories and more, with a sideways focus on the built environment, connecting spaces between dots, sharing ideas, themes and individuals that invigorate and inspire …

Regen/ Notes … Regenerative Newsletter.

Snowdrops – Loud Bells to Welcome in the Year

The Regen/ Notes newsletter continues to be published on a fortnightly basis through Substack.

You can read and subscribe to the current and all previous newsletters here

The latest edition (01 Feb 20) explores … Connectivity with nature and natural cycles. Walking, Carbon and Regenerative Futures.

Regen Notes

Welcome to the Fairsnape blog and webpages.
You will find information and background to myself Martin Brown and Fairsnape here.

Regen Notes is a Fairsnape fortnightly newsletter of regenerative news, stories and more, with a sideways focus on the built environment.

“Everything we need to avoid the exponential impacts of climate change is doable. But it depends on solutions moving exponentially faster than impacts.” ⁠

Christina Figueres

Regen Notes is a companion to Zoom Regenerative, where we join regenerative dots, share themes and work that invigorates, inspires and feeds our curiosity.

Regen Notes 16, the latest newsletter off the press covers Pollinator Loss, Consulting, Biodiversity Net Gain, Carbon Peak, Peatbog Super Heroes, Mushrooms, Zoom Regenerative, Locus, LFE Masterclass, Folk on Foot, Spell Songs.

Somehow, whilst we had all been busy, while had been doing all the small things that add up to life … the future had slipped into the present. 

Jessie Greengrass, The High House

Although published fortnightly, there are important Regen Notes specials – such as exploring the recently published IPCC Report

To Fairsnape blog followers and subscribers: Firstly thank you for your support. Posts here, on the fairsnape blog, will continue. However the newsletter format of substack gives a longform, newsletter based approach, joining the dots of regenerative thinking and practice with the built environment.

I do hope you enjoy and find useful in your work.

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We all live on planet earth, locally.

Martin Brown