Sep 8, 2017
Time to mine the asteroids for scarce resources or should we be developing a circular economy closer to home? Or is space travel for holidays? Virgin Galactica passengers have paid their $250,000 fares but have been waiting in the departure lounge now for some years. Meanwhile, back on earth the future’s electric (should I buy a new car?) inner-city vertical farms are starting to deliver locally-grown food, at least in New York, and a succession of tropical storms and hurricanes is surely making climate denial ever harder. Pack up your troubles - but not in a plastic bag. At least not in the country that could fine you £30,000. All this and more in the latest Sustainable Futures Report.