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08. 09. 2014
Thanks to Tony Juniper for a great article that rightly raises (again!) the question of what ‘zero’ means when people talk about deforestation. I agree with every one of Tony’s suggestions on what needs to happen next: making use of degraded land, especially in...
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04. 09. 2014
This is not a trick question. But it sure as hell is a tricky question! As evidenced by a very mischievous article by Ben Webster in The Times today making out that I had just launched new campaign to cut down what’s left of the world’s rainforests just as quickly as...
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07. 07. 2014
This is my last word on solar issues – for a bit! One hundred and fifty businesses have joined forces to deliver a letter to David Cameron today – simply to urge him to support the UK solar industry. And there’s an incredibly powerful message wrapped up in that...
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10. 11. 2011
Big development for me this afternoon (10 November 2011), when Keele University announced that I would be installed as its next Chancellor in February next year. To be honest, I am still a bit taken aback by this, not really having seen myself as ‘Chancellor material...
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09. 11. 2011
A big day for the Forum yesterday. Together with the Energy Institute at UCL and the wonderful WHEB Partners (cleantech investors and fund managers), we helped launch an important new book, The Third Industrial Revolution by US author and campaigner Jeremy Rifkin. It’s a...
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