Sustainable Food

25. 06. 2015
Last week, after nearly a year’s work, the High Carbon Stock Steering Committee (of which I’m the Co-Chair) issued its Draft Synthesis Report for consultation. At one level, our Report is all about a simple tale of trying to reconcile two conflicting imperatives:...
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24. 03. 2014
Saturday was World Water Day. I spent some of the weekend tracking coverage of all the different initiatives promoting and supporting WWD. For instance, Yahoo did a brilliant little film dropping the two OOs from the end of their logo to get people to imagine what their world...
11. 03. 2010
I spoke at the annual M&S Suppliers’ Conference on Tuesday, which took place in Kensington Town Hall. This venue has a particular resonance for me as it was where the votes for the 1979 and 1984 European elections were counted – and every time I’m back there, I can’t help...
07. 08. 2008
So here's another sustainability bottom line: the prospect of 120 billion animals for human consumption is no more sustainable than the prospect of 9 billion human beings. The two numbers are connected of course: more humans, more meat consumption. More better-off humans, much...
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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...
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