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The Sustainable Futures Report

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Mar 25, 2016

This is the Sustainable Futures Report in another week when terrorists have attacked civilians in another European capital.  We feel for those injured and bereaved in these latest attacks, and indeed for those still coming to terms with Paris and other attacks elsewhere.

In the sustainable world this week: solar-powered...

Mar 18, 2016

This week, of course, is dominated by the budget, and coming on a Wednesday it telescopes my deadlines. Not helped by the fact that I’m on jury service this week and the judge won’t let me take my laptop into court. Who needs a jury anyway, when we now have the thinking power of Google’s Deep Mind? Deep thinking...

Mar 11, 2016


Kittens? Kittens?

Could this be an unscrupulous attempt to boost internet hits for the Sustainable Futures Report - even to start it trending by talking about kittens? Perish the thought. Although the photo for this episode on is really cute. Mind you, the news about the Hinkley C nuclear power station just...

Mar 4, 2016

There’s a lot of different stories in the news at the moment. Al Gore’s back and he’s optimistic. Oil is making the news again in several different ways. Thames Water is floating a new idea for installing solar panels, Google has had a crash, Client Earth is suing the government, we’ve had the warmest winter...