“Climate change is the biggest challenge of our time,” says John. “When you look at the US, it’s discouraging to hear about people denying climate change. But the Scottish government have taken a real lead on this in lots of ways – in terms of things like renewable electricity generation, electric vehicles and looking at making housing stock more energy efficient. They’re making lots of resources available.”
Be resourceful. “People consider some things to be waste, when they’re actually a resource,” says John. “Having worked in Africa where there is a huge lack of resources, you notice that everything is valued more.
“I think it’s good for people to be challenged on what they see as waste.”