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The Sustainable Futures Report



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Oct 11, 2019

This week marks the start of the International Rebellion led by Extinction Rebellion and I bring you my impressions of the first day in London, including an explanation of a Citizens’ Assembly, and interviews with a lady dressed as a rubbish heap, protestors on Millbank and at Lambeth Bridge. What does Section 14...

Oct 4, 2019

Today I'm tying up more loose ends and bringing you stories which I haven't had time to cover over the last few weeks.

You'll hear about system change, about protests, prosecutions and protests to come, about energy: oil, gas and hot water. Can we over-engineer our climate solutions? I'll talk about stormy weather, a...

Sep 27, 2019

Following on from last week’s episode there’s news from Hinkley C, and unsurprisingly it’s bad news.

I spoke to Julia Hartley Brewer on Talk Radio this week about Labour's 30-year zero carbon target. You can judge for yourself how well I did. This is the week of another United Nations climate conference and...

Sep 24, 2019

This is an extra edition. There will be another on Friday, as usual.


Sep 20, 2019

Today is Friday, 20th September, the day of the global climate strike.. 


Also this week I'm talking about why scientists need to speak up and about those that do. The weather forecast is extreme. I bring you news of nuclear from Normandy, of VW from Australia, of living in a cardboard box and explain why I’m going...