Innovation

26. 06. 2018
I really love it when what were once seen as completely wacky ideas cross that elusive threshold of credibility, and you suddenly find that everyone’s talking about them! And so it is with 3D Printing in the construction sector. For years, there have been little snippets...
07. 11. 2016
I had one of those surreal moments on Wednesday morning last week. I was up early to clear the usual email backlog, before a hectic visit to Newcastle, before jumping on a plane to Kuala Lumpur, only to be stopped in my well-meaning tracks by a video link to Elon Musk launching...
Innovation
27. 05. 2016
Just back from a visit to the slightly scary cities of the American south-west – Phoenix and Tucson. Having just read an extraordinarily powerful novel called ‘The Water Knife’ by Paolo Bacigalupi (which is all about the western States, at some point in the not...
Energy, Innovation
25. 01. 2016
Ever since I finished The World We Made (more than three years ago now), I’ve been obsessed with the sheer speed of change regarding solar and other renewable energy technologies. It’s almost impossible to keep up with each new development/breakthrough/innovation...
Energy, Innovation
05. 06. 2014
If you segment ‘the history of the modern environment movement’ over the last 45 years, (seen through the lens of my governance triangle – see below), there would be three main stages. The first stage was mostly about national governments instigating a massive...
Innovation