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The Sustainable Futures Report

 

 

Welcome to the Sustainable Futures Report, a weekly podcast on all things sustainable. You can find the text with links to sources at http://www.sustainablefutures.report . Show your support at patreon.com/sfr

 

Jul 6, 2018

This time I interview Martin Baxter, Chief Policy Advisor at the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment about the Institute's response to the government's proposals for environmental regulation after Brexit. There's news from Canada where the government has just bought up a pipeline which some see as an...


Jun 1, 2018

This month’s episode is all about change. (OK, not that sort of change) The government is making it easier for fracking and plans to make it more difficult to own a wood burning stove. It's cleaning up cars, eventually, (although it's told us that once already) and it's promising world-beating environmental...


May 11, 2018

First of all there's news of a net improvement in the volume of plastics in the oceans. Barclays are still banking on fossil fuels and I can tell you about the enchanted forest which made some environmentalists very disenchanted indeed. Spurs, the football team plans to kick single-use plastic into touch. In Scotland...


Apr 13, 2018

In this episode I'm looking at pension funds, plastics and population. There's good news and bad news on fracking, there is controversy in Canada about clean water, and ISDS, which I mentioned last time, has had a day in court. It seems that no one can stop Juliana, not even Donald Trump. Since the last episode we've...


Mar 2, 2018

Introducing this episode with Goodbye Beautiful World by Michael Anzilotti. This time I'm going to talk about rubbish, about free solar panels and batteries and cars in space. About growing food in the desert, about Boris Johnson, the UK Foreign Secretary, and agricultural standards after Brexit. About who’s getting...