Blogs

18. 11. 2015
By far the biggest boundary we have to transcend today is our compulsion to keep on transcending boundaries! Over the last 40 years, I’ve collected any number of definitions of sustainable development. One of my favourites is this: ‘To live on Planet Earth as if we...
14. 11. 2015
Global food security is all about sourcing enough protein, on a genuinely sustainable basis, for a population in excess of nine billion people in the second half of this century. There’s now an increasingly lively debate about the balance between protein from plants,...
Sustainable Food
13. 11. 2015
If anyone needed confirmation that this Government’s energy strategy is terminally, irretrievably incoherent, just check out this press release from the Solar Trade Association: 'The Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, today will sign £10billion worth of...
Energy
13. 11. 2015
Confronted with the implacable details of today’s climate science, we draw comfort as best we may from the thinnest of thin pickings. That’s certainly how it is with COP21, the so-called ‘last chance saloon’ for world leaders to come up with a political...
Society
03. 11. 2015
Check out the new #KeepItClean campaign from Salt Magazine: http://www.wearesalt.org/vivienne-westwood-and-salt-launch-keepitclean-campaign-2/ -  a series of open letters and videos urging George Osborne to reinstate support for clean energy. Follow the...
Energy