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The Sustainable Futures Report

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Nov 27, 2015

Although recent episodes of the sustainable futures show might lead you to think that it's all about energy, that's certainly not the case. This week I do talk about energy, potential energy under our feet, and also about water: groundwater. Desalination, solar energy, failing monsoons, Moroccan salt and Californian...

Nov 20, 2015

This week I want to remember the people of Paris. Those who died, those who were injured, their friends, their families, their loved ones. 

Liberté, Egalité, Fraternité, Solidarité.

We are all in this together.

Also in this episode, some thoughts on the Paris Climate Conference and a new direction for UK energy...

Nov 13, 2015

This week, the heat is on for Exxon but may be off for the Swiss. When is a keystone not a Keystone? I look in detail at why climate change is important and what countries are likely to do about it at the Paris conference. And what citizens at large will do about it if they don’t. Why has a minister got a ruddy...

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...