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My favourite tree

Shaz picks his favourite set of trees for Birmingham Friend’s of the Earth’s “More Trees please!” Campaign

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#SpeakingOut

Tom Pratt and Shaz Rahman explore the #SpeakingOut scandal that has rocked professional wrestling

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Campaigning

The face of austerity

My walk through a train station I regularly use trains in Birmingham. I live a 15 minute walk from a train station. Birmingham New Street is the biggest train station

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Campaigning

The A38 and A41 cycle paths

Back in 2013 and 2014 I led an air pollution and cycling campaign for Birmingham Friends of the Earth. It took four years for segregated, high quality cycle infrastructure to be installed. This article is about how campaign wins aren’t always achieved in the way envisaged.

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Society

A better way to carbon offset

In this article Shaz explores carbon offsetting as a concept and looks at a better way to limit the environmental damage of flying. He argues that being an active citizen is the best way to carbon offset.

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All Topical Posts

All posts are shown in chronological order.

Society

My favourite tree

Shaz picks his favourite set of trees for Birmingham Friend’s of the Earth’s “More Trees please!” Campaign

Society

Buying my home

Shaz writes about his home buying experience.

Co-ops

My Co-op History

Shaz writes about his near ten years of experience in the Co-op movement

Society

#SpeakingOut

Tom Pratt and Shaz Rahman explore the #SpeakingOut scandal that has rocked professional wrestling

Campaigning

Cycling post Covid 19

Shaz asks about what is happening with cycling currently and what may happen post Covid 19

Campaigning

The face of austerity

My walk through a train station I regularly use trains in Birmingham. I live a 15 minute walk from a train station. Birmingham New Street

Campaigning

The A38 and A41 cycle paths

Back in 2013 and 2014 I led an air pollution and cycling campaign for Birmingham Friends of the Earth. It took four years for segregated, high quality cycle infrastructure to be installed. This article is about how campaign wins aren’t always achieved in the way envisaged.

Society

5 Energy Saving tips to reduce energy usage

Almost 6 years ago I posted this energy efficiency blog post about reducing energy use. Whilst 6 years have passed the information remains relevant. So here are my top 5 Energy Saving tips to reduce energy usage.

Society

A better way to carbon offset

In this article Shaz explores carbon offsetting as a concept and looks at a better way to limit the environmental damage of flying. He argues that being an active citizen is the best way to carbon offset.