The Sustainable Futures Report
Summary: Surviving climate change, resource depletion, the energy crisis - and staying in control
The Wednesday Interview with Jenny Bailey, guiding children to become environmentally aware and responsible. And Green Jumper Day - something you can get involved in on Friday.
Well it's over. Where are we now, now that all the delegates have gone home from Glasgow and COP26 is finished? I’ll start with a review of comments in the press and close with a conversation with a colleague who actually went to Glasgow.
In this week's Wednesday Interview Mattias Axelson of the Stockholm School of Economics describes a development of the Circular Economy.
Greenwash, Offsetting and James Lovelock’s warning of Gaia’s Revenge. Should we reconsider Personal Carbon Allowances, and is there really an Anti-Solar Panel that works in the dark? And for something completely and utterly different check out SteelHaven.info
The Wednesday Interview Sunshine is everywhere and it's free! Let's not waste a drop. Veeral Hardev of Ubiquitous Energy explains one way of making the most of it.
So we’re in the last chance saloon! Who would have thought it? Maybe anybody who has been listening to the Sustainable Futures Report for the last 14 years. But let’s accentuate the positive.
The Wednesday Interview - Anthony Day talks to Ian Riley, CEO of the World Cement Association
COP26 – the Big Issue Seeing as COP26 has made the front cover of The Big Issue magazine the message must really be getting through!
Ori Ben Ner, CEO of SupPlant, explains how software can help farmers get the best out of every last drop of water.
Before looking at prospects for COP26 and other sustainability news, let's remember Sir David Amess MP, who lost his life last week while serving the public.
An interview with Christian Kroll, CEO of the search engine that plants trees.
Empty shelves, queues for petrol, rocketing gas prices. Will these short term crises take the eyes of world leaders off the COP26 ball?
David Hanney, CEO of Alpkit, describes how his company builds sustainability into all aspects of the business.
COP26 and Insulate Britain. These are the two key issues I’ll discuss today. I’ll also tell you about plans for extra editions of the Sustainable Futures Report, coming soon.
The role of social impact bonds and impact accounting in meeting the challenges of the climate crisis. If we can make organisations accountable not merely for their handling of risk and profit but also for their impact on the environment, investors and consumers can support those having a net beneficial effect and reject those which do more harm than good.