Blogs

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
14. 08. 2008
OK, so the global economy is in freefall, the days of cheap oil are gone, for good, the latest data about climate change is fast exceeding our worst fears, and severe food shortages loom for hundreds of millions of people. But there are still lots of people out there who think...
08. 08. 2008
So, here are the offending words: "I have now reached the point at which I no longer care whether or not the answer is nuclear. Let it happen – as long as its total emissions are taken into account, we know exactly how and where the waste is to be buried, how much this will...
Energy
07. 08. 2008
So here's another sustainability bottom line: the prospect of 120 billion animals for human consumption is no more sustainable than the prospect of 9 billion human beings. The two numbers are connected of course: more humans, more meat consumption. More better-off humans, much...
Sustainable Food