Blogs

10. 10. 2008
I wonder if the whole concept of corporate social responsibility (CSR) will become another victim of the banking crash? With great respect to those whose lives currently revolve around CSR one way or another, I sincerely hope so. For me, its become an increasingly empty and...
Aviation
07. 10. 2008
It's always reassuring, as an advisory body, when one's advice is acted upon. The Sustainable Development Commission has been recommending the creation of a new department to bring together energy and climate change since the time of the 2003 Energy White Paper, and we're...
Energy
02. 10. 2008
At long last, after years of flirtatiously standing on the sidelines of the sustainability debate, he has now got properly stuck in with his new book Hot, Flat & Crowded. Great title: seriously good read. Friedman has always been a seriously good author. Both "The Lexus and...
Aviation
16. 09. 2008
Living through the death throes of capitalism as we have known it over the last 20 years or so is proving to be quite an emotional experience! One thing I’ve discovered is that there are only so many noughts I can cope with. As the downturn accelerates (if that’s what downturns...
Aviation
15. 09. 2008
Well, full marks to Gordon for squeezing an extra £900 million out of the big energy companies to help narrow the fuel poverty gap in the UK. In all, around £3 billion has now been identified for spending on home insulation over the next three years. I don’t think we should be...
Energy