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Boiling Frogs Blog

Local Solutions to Global Problems

By calling on fifty years experience in Environmental Campaigning and with a touch of his own blend of silliness, the almost-but-not-entirely unheard-of, non-award winning environmentalist John Booth with the help of his family have developed Boiling Frogs Blog. Its purpose is to challenge the business as usual approach to the Climate and Ecological Emergency from all aspects of community. It’s also a call to action by raising awareness with a smorgasbord of stories about local grassroots environmental activism to inform, inspire and motivate people to join in or even start their own project.

Welcome Message
Hello, my name is John Booth! Thankfully, more and more people are waking up to the horror of man-made climate change and the Catastrophic impact our societies are having on our own health, our childrenā€™s and the health of the natural world that sustains us all. Some have leapt into action locally and are working with others from their community to raise awareness and develop practical projects which benefit the local and global environment. Some, however, are not leaping anywhere. This blog is intended to be a celebration of positive action taken by local people making the impossible possible. A chronicle for future generations to identify those of us that refused to go quietly into that good night but instead through deeds raged raged (peacefully) against the providers of the light. We chose the name Boiling Frogs because (a) it is often used as a metaphor for the inability or unwillingness of people to react to or be aware of sinister threats that arise gradually rather than suddenly....
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Problem what problemā“
Above photo: myself with my son, my son with my grandson Why BFB? Since I can remember Iā€™ve been totally flabbergasted that so many people are simply ignoring the truth about the drastic...
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"Averting the Insect Apocalypse"
Things we can do in our homes, our gardens and our communities to help nature heal. This #BeeTheChange section of BFB is all about the plight of those pesky insect species and how...
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International Days, what are they and why do we have them?
This sectionā€™s purpose? To promote international days and show how people can get involved in awareness raising either in the real world or by supporting online campaigns. It seems...
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#When The Last Tree Is Cut
ā€œSustainable development is development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.” This is the most...
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Growing the Transition Network in Essex
Time is running out! I have no idea how many protest rallies I have been on over the years. Our family rejoined the fray back in 2018 at the Cambridge Rise For Climate March. We definitely...
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If you still believe in homemade placard waving and the power of petition signatures
I would love to have a photo album dedicated to the homemade placards that I have either made myself or with my family and friends, and back in the day with Greenpeace. Banners, such...
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