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09. 06. 2008
I was able to give the ‘population pot’ a pretty good stir on Friday in an event for the Cheltenham Science Festival. For some time now, I have been reflecting on the way in which the world is responding to the twin crises of HIV/AIDS and continuing high levels of population...
Population
30. 05. 2008
This all feels very much like one of those periodic crunch moments for the sustainability agenda. Fuel-tax protests. Rebellious backbenchers. The kind of febrile atmosphere we last saw in 2000. The Tory press on the war path. NGOs winding themselves up: “Stay green, Gordon...
Consumption, Transport
13. 05. 2008
So, Shell International have decided to pull out of the London Array project, the largest offshore wind farm (at around 100MW) in the UK. I’ve got a little file on my desk here of all the press releases that the London Array Consortium has put out over the last few years – not...
Energy
08. 05. 2008
Forum for the Future is running an event for some of our partners in the built environment almost exactly one year on from this time last year. I’ve just reviewed the stuff we shoved at them a year ago – on climate change, energy security, peak oil, spatial planning, inequality...
Sustainable Food
01. 05. 2008
It’s difficult to imagine my world without Greenpeace in it. They have been such a force for good over so many years on so many critical issues. But sometimes one does wonder what makes them tick – especially when they make strategic decisions about the best corporate targets...
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