Blogs

24. 04. 2018
When the biggest nuclear operator in the US says that the nuclear power industry in the US is, to all intents and purposes, DEAD, then we should probably take notice. Here are the relevant quotes from William von Hoene, Senior Vice-President and Chief Strategy Officer at Exelon...
Energy
20. 03. 2018
Just back from another trip to New Zealand – a different country from when I was last there a year ago, transformed as it is by a change of Government! To everyone’s surprise, the National Party failed to win enough seats in last year’s General Election to stay...
Climate change
23. 02. 2018
One of the most pressing challenges for the construction sector in the UK is its appalling record on recruiting women – and then retaining and developing their careers within the industry. • Just 12.8% of the construction workforce is made up of women, and no more...
19. 02. 2018
It’s not often that nuclear matters make me laugh out loud. But yesterday provided one such occasion, on reading of the latest announcement from EdF that a new ‘optimised reactor’ would be unveiled in 2020 at roughly half the price (£5.3bn) of the...
Energy
02. 02. 2018
Just back from another visit to KL as part of the work Forum for the Future does with Sime Darby Plantation – one of the biggest (and most sustainable!) palm oil companies in the world. Oh boy! Are they (and the Malaysian palm oil industry as a whole) up in arms about some...
Sustainable Food