Nick Dowson

Nick Dowson
  • Nick Dowson is a local reporter and freelance journalist who enjoys writing and investigating.

    His interests include power, democracy, housing, technology and the environment. From 2017-2018 he worked as part of New Internationalist’s online editorial team; he has also written for publications including the Guardian, Independent, Moscow Times and Red Pepper.

    He tweets at @nickmdowson and his website is at

Bristol and the Climate Crisis

Can community energy projects help Bristol get to net zero?

A community organisation in Lawrence Weston has got permission to build England’s biggest onshore wind turbine, but other communities in Bristol are helping us transition to green energy. Here are some of their stories.

Tiny homes: ‘An innovative way of getting people to accept less’

European elections: why it matters even though it doesn't feel like it