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The Sustainable Futures Report

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Nov 27, 2020

Only governments really have the power to make significant change. The question in the media is whether Boris Johnson’s 10-point plan, published last week, will make that needed difference.

There’s a lot of other news as well. There’s US politics, Chinese politics and Australian politics. There’s more on...

Nov 20, 2020

Is Boris's 10-point plan a best laid plan? I explain, eventually. And there’s also news from the National Audit Office, from the Treasury and from the Committee for Climate Change. The Climate and Ecology Emergency Bill makes its way through Parliament  and the Dalai Llama assures us that Buddha would be...

Nov 13, 2020

It's Friday, the 13th. Unlucky for some, but not for you because you've got a new edition of the Sustainable Futures Report to listen to.

This week

There’s a new US president-elect. We’ll look at what he can do on the climate front and what he might find rather more difficult to do. We’ll look, too, at what Prime...

Nov 6, 2020

Apart from the US election, there is environmental news this week ranging from the Arctic to Australia and pollution problems from plastic waste to artificial light and used cars. There is another carbon offset scheme. This one’s for investors. How does blockchain relate to the climate and how can you make money...