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The Sustainable Futures Report

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Sep 28, 2022

We're on the brink of massive changes. This week I'm going to talk about the UK government, though not about its financial management. There is a report from the world meteorological organisation as more extreme weather events are reported. A new academic study warns that palm trees face extinction while in Finland more...

Sep 21, 2022

As I write this on the day after the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II there's little I can bring you in the way of sustainability news from the United Kingdom.

The world didn’t stop, of course, and we are in the middle of a series of extreme weather events. 

Sep 13, 2022

It was only a few weeks ago, on 10th June, that I published an episode entitled “God Save the Queen”. It was clearly premature to entitle last week’s episode “The Way Ahead”. 

God Save the King!

And as far as the PM is concerned, the jury’s still out.

Sep 7, 2022

Since my last episode quite a lot has happened. We have a new prime minister in the UK, there’s a new green bill in the United States, Russia turns off its gas supplies to Europe and Pakistan turns from drought to catastrophic floods. The new prime minister has promised to sort out the energy crisis within a week and...