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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

 

May 30, 2015

The Queen's Speech and the new government's programme of legislation - low carbon air travel - decarbonising the Middle East - decarbonising your pension - the multi-trillion subsidy to fossil fuels.


May 22, 2015

Time for action on CO2 and Climate Change. This week's Business and Climate Summit in Paris starts to set the scene for COP21 in December. Unsurprisingly there are sharp differences between businesses already suffering the effects of climate change and businesses which exist to supply fossil fuels. Apple is...


May 15, 2015

Harriet Ennis from Bootham School in York introduces the BEAST - Bootham Environmental and Sustainability Team. She explains how the school joined the Eco-schools project and is now a Green Flag holder with Ambassador status.

More information from eco-schools.org.uk or ennish@boothamschool.com 

Solutions for the Planet...


May 11, 2015

I was sent a review copy of this film and here's my verdict. You can see the trailer here: http://ykr.be/hn62dkp6v

A good film, but not a great film. Yes, there's an awful lot wrong with our planet and plenty to protest about, but what should we be doing about...


May 5, 2015

A brief view of the main parties' manifestos. What do the Conservatives, Labour, LibDems, UKIP, the Greens and the SNP have to say? A summary of their ideas on energy, climate change, sustainability and the F-word. (No, not that F-word.)