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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

 

Apr 28, 2017

We've all heard of the Big Apple but Brighton has a Big Lemon. You can ride in it. You’ll soon be able to ride in driverless cars. They’re expected to arrive in 2019.

After last week’s edition on rubbish I can tell you about Reverse Vending and about grubs that eat plastic. Meanwhile the government is in court yet...


Apr 21, 2017

In brief, 

  • they want more drinking fountains in London so we don't have to throw away so many plastic bottles. 
  • Someone's come up with a plastic container that you can eat. I wonder what you wrap it in. 
  • Should you be entitled to a doggy bag in Scotland? 
  • Your clothes are probably polluting the oceans, but some people...


Apr 14, 2017

The European Electricity Industry commits to phasing out coal. Meanwhile there are doubts about exactly how much gas can be recovered by fracking in the north of England.

The Colombia mudslide - was this global warming in action? Air pollution is in the news again. Are our children safe and how realistic are the...


Apr 7, 2017

Business ethics. Last month I was asked to address a group of business students at a local University. I thought it would be a useful recap of the main sustainability issues if I shared my presentation with you today. The slides are up on slide share,