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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

 

Sep 13, 2019

This week’s episode is devoted to a matter of principle. Would you be arrested for your principles? Would you go to prison for your principles?

I recently met Zoe Cohen who believes that she should go that far to protect herself, her family and indeed the rest of us from the risks of catastrophic climate change. 

She...


Sep 6, 2019

In the climate crisis news this week: the Amazon fires, why they’re not the only fires, why they may not be as bad as you think and why they may be much more serious in ways you don’t expect. The future for the consumer society. Prof Sir Ian Boyd, retiring chief scientific advisor at Defra, has set out his...


Aug 23, 2019

I mentioned last time that Julia Hartley Brewer of Talk Radio wanted to know what I thought about the decision of Goldsmith College to ban beef. And then Talk Radio rang me again and asked if I’d talk to Mike Graham about Elton John, flying Royals and carbon offsets. You've got two for the price of...


Aug 16, 2019

I didn't buy a car this week - not even an electric. The Commonwealth research organisation suggests the age of the car is coming to an end. How will that work? I didn't eat red meat this week which is just as well because both George Monbiot and Mark Lynas say I shouldn't. But what does the IPCC tell us? Can...


Aug 9, 2019

A report revealed that the birth-rate in England and Wales reached an all-time low last year. Talk Radio asked me to talk to them about it.