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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

 

Dec 26, 2014

After the festivities a few thoughts about Big Data. Should we keep it all in one place to make it easy to use, or would that make it far too easy to misuse? They don't seem to keep it all together in Australian as an "Irate Citizen" complains.


Dec 19, 2014

ESOS, the Energy Saving Opportunity Scheme, comes into effect in 2015. Most organisations, from the largest SMEs upwards, will have to report. Not as onerous as CRC and more likely to save you money. For the detailed regulations and to check if it applies to you go to www.gov.uk and search for ESOS.

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Dec 12, 2014

If we burn all the receoverable fossil fuels we'll trigger catastrophic global warming. In fact there's a serious risk if we burn more than 20%.

 

And in this episode I also talk about GreenBIM and my PechaKucha.


Dec 5, 2014

The Rockefeller Foundation has decided to sell its investments in oil, gas and coal and buy renewables instead. Meanwhile Drax power station, the largest and dirtiest in the UK, is converting to biomass.