Blogs

28. 07. 2008
There must be millions of people sitting around in the beautiful weekend sunshine pondering one simple question: just how bad is this “downturn” going to get? Will it turn into a “technical recession” (two quarters of continuous negative growth) from which we recover relatively...
Aviation
23. 07. 2008
Great to see Al Gore out there last week refreshing his ‘Inconvenient Truth’ by challenging both Republicans and Democrats to raise their sights in the run-up to the November election. And his “100% renewables” should certainly achieve that particular goal! Big emphasis in his...
17. 07. 2008
As I mentioned in my blog on June 11th (Protecting the Rainforests), there is a great buzz at the moment about REDD – Reducing Emissions (of CO2 ) from Deforestation and Degradation. This is great, and getting something sorted on this before the Copenhagen Conference at the end...
Climate change
14. 07. 2008
Ok, so it wasn’t smart for the Prime Minister to be lecturing us all on the importance of not wasting food just 24 hours before he was tucking into a gargantuan feast at the wretched G8 Summit in Japan. Derision was guaranteed, and not undeserved. Unfortunately, however, this...
Sustainable Food
30. 06. 2008
There is a lot (mostly justifiable) cynicism out there regarding the use of targets to drive environmental improvements. In May, the think-tank Policy Exchange brought out an analysis of all the different targets set by the Government on environmental issues since 1997, and gave...
Energy