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The Sustainable Futures Report

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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...

Sep 13, 2019

This week’s episode is devoted to a matter of principle. Would you be arrested for your principles? Would you go to prison for your principles?

I recently met Zoe Cohen who believes that she should go that far to protect herself, her family and indeed the rest of us from the risks of catastrophic climate change. 


Sep 6, 2019

In the climate crisis news this week: the Amazon fires, why they’re not the only fires, why they may not be as bad as you think and why they may be much more serious in ways you don’t expect. The future for the consumer society. Prof Sir Ian Boyd, retiring chief scientific advisor at Defra, has set out his...