Blogs

01. 07. 2016
Still dark days, as the accursed consequences of the Brexit debate continue to unfold. SO HERE’S AN OPPORTUNITY TO CHEER YOURSELF UP! This opportunity comes courtesy of my favourite sustainable retailer (M&S), one of my favourite NGOs (Energy4All), one of my favourite...
27. 06. 2016
For a couple of hours on Friday morning, for the first time ever, I felt old. At the age of 65 (nearly 66!), I am old, but I’ve never actually felt old. All it took were a few clips of Farage, Johnson and Gove, plus interviews with the likes of Liam Fox and Neil Hamilton (...
Politics
22. 06. 2016
Of all the activities the Forum announced when we launched 20 years ago, it was our intention to work with business that attracted the most interest. There wasn’t a lot of that kind of NGO–business collaboration going on in the mid-1990s, and the Forum’s three...
21. 06. 2016
It’s hard to believe that the single most important decision that the citizens of the UK have been asked to make in a very, very long time, may all come down to two imponderable questions. The first is about turnout on the day. There are still a huge number of people who...
Politics
16. 06. 2016
It’s uncomfortable having to think back to 1996. At that time, there was still a real sense of hope that the agreements stuck at the Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro, four years earlier, could still translate rapidly into real change on the ground. Unfortunately, that hope...
Politics, SD History