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The Sustainable Futures Report

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Jul 31, 2015

We'll cover the US with solar panels says Hillary Clinton! Rubbish, say the Republicans. Not good enough, say the climate experts. It seems that President Jimmy Carter was years ahead of them all.

Jul 24, 2015

Top story this week was going to be the announcement from DECC about changing subsidies for solar power, but that has been pushed off the front page by a major speech from Minister Amber Rudd. Are you ready for ESOS - the Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme? Get advice from the Carbon Trust, and advice from The Energyst...

Jul 17, 2015

Business energy tax reform - I bet you didn’t see that in the budget! The National Grid have published their winter outlook report - already. There’s a Task Force on Shale Gas - hear what they have to say. Is DECC running out of money? Is climate change making long-haul flights longer? There’s a company that will...

Jul 10, 2015

This week, two reports. One from the Royal Institute for International Affairs, one from the Carbon Trust. Also, the latest update of Jeremy Leggett's the winning of the carbon war is out. You can download that free of charge from his website which is


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Jul 3, 2015

Fracking is once more in the news, there’s a report that soil erosion in East Anglia could seriously affect our food production, electricity could be cheaper but dirtier, Formula E in Battersea Park, it’s getting hot in the Tube and I talk to Daniel White from Global Energy Systems on why you need a heat pump....