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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

 

Nov 6, 2015

The University of Birmingham says we should make more things colder, but warns that making things colder makes other things hotter. David Cameron’s been in Iceland. No, not to hug a husky this time, but to embrace technology. It involves a very long lead. Techies at the University of Cambridge are talking about going farther than ever for less. The UN says that the Paris protocol probably won’t go far enough, even though the Buddhists have joined the clamour for a strong climate agreement, but they expect to go a lot further than Copenhagen. The National Grid issued an NISM, which means major consumers had to switch things off. And if you fancy a parsnip, Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall is giving them away. Meanwhile the fog and smog is gathering.