Climate change

23. 12. 2014
This is one of the most important books I’ve read for a long time. It’s authoritatively researched, absolutely ‘on the front line’ of the politics of climate change today, profound in its analysis of contemporary capitalism, and hugely impactful in...
Climate change
08. 10. 2014
I spent a very happy morning in Oxford yesterday, chairing a little seminar for ClimateCare on its plans through to 2020, and then celebrating the presentation of the Queen’s Award for Enterprise! It was a great day, and a fantastic acknowledgement of all the incredible...
Climate change
23. 09. 2014
One of the most frustrating aspects of having to listen to climate change sceptics banging on is their profound economic illiteracy. Anything to do with sustainable energy solutions (renewables, efficiency, smart grids etc) is automatically trashed as being massively expensive,...
Climate change
17. 09. 2014
On Monday, a whole page ad appeared in the International New York Times, calling on the world’s philanthropic Trusts and Foundations to start getting their act together on climate change. This is what it said: “Aghast that the Earth is heading for 4 to 6 degrees...
Climate change
21. 08. 2014
I’ve just finished reading a little tract by Naomi Oreskes and Erik Conway called “The Collapse of Western Civilisation: a View from the Future”. Not a very cheery title! And a deeply depressing take on where we are today in terms of both politics and the...
Climate change