Blogs

09. 12. 2016
I really want to get to grips with this whole story about ‘climate denialism’ – a catch-all description that can be applied both to individual ‘denialists’ and the much broader, societal phenomenon of significant elements in politics and the media...
Climate change
04. 12. 2016
This would, of course, be an odd and rather unevenly matched fight, Donald Trump being the President Elect of the United States of America, and Peter Wadhams being a very eminent but still relatively unknown polar scientist based in the UK. I’m putting them together in a...
Climate change
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
19. 10. 2016
Forum for the Future has always been totally committed to the idea of ‘full spectrum’ sustainability, embracing environmental, economic, social and governance issues. Far too many people still see sustainable development as some kind of fancy substitute for the...
Society
12. 10. 2016
There are lots of politically-engaged people for whom the idea of a Progressive Alliance here in the UK is either of no interest (for various reasons) or ideologically abhorrent. Regardless of party, there are lots of dyed-in-the-wool tribalists whose politics is both defined...
Politics