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Surviving climate change, resource depletion, the energy crisis - and staying profitable

The Sustainable Futures Report Anthony Day

    • News Commentary

Surviving climate change, resource depletion, the energy crisis - and staying profitable

    Tipping Point

    Tipping Point

    Are we at a tipping point? On the point of runaway climate disaster? A tipping point as mass extinction accelerates out of control? Or a tipping point as politicians and public realise it’s time to act?

    • 17 min
    Going Vegan?

    Going Vegan?

    Nations suing governments, deforestation and population, and CO2 as a fuel. XR protests continue and the government claims activists shouldn't break the law - while preparing to do just that.
    But first, let’s talk about diet. If we’re environmentalists should we be vegan?
    Your feedback always welcome!

    • 27 min
    Rebellion

    Rebellion

    As the Arctic melts, Extinction Rebellion urges the British government to speed up its response to the climate emergency.

    • 17 min
    And Finally...

    And Finally...

    Last episode before I close down for August. Hold tight - there’s a lot to get in.
    I’ll be talking about transport, climate, too much water, too little water, energy, campaigns and opinions and I chat briefly about pollution with Julia Hartley-Brewer on Talk Radio. There are pages of links to all these stories on the blog at www.sustainablefutures.report. This is probably the longest episode I’ve done at 6,700 words, but then, you’ve got a whole month to enjoy it.

    • 41 min
    All the lovely people

    All the lovely people

    How much time do you spend on line? Can we surf the net indefinitely, or are we reaching the point where browsing time must be capped?. Is that a fridge over there? No, it’s a 60kWh storage unit - but not a battery. Before you knock that building down think of all the embedded carbon! But first, some thoughts about population.

    • 16 min
    The Endgame

    The Endgame

    It’s another week of odds and ends. It’s Bees’ Needs Week - there’s an apology from a campaigner for the climate hoax (buy his book and learn more) - it’s the sun, stupid, not CO2 - alternatives to plastic, to food and to economic growth - green recovery or environmental endgame? - and finally, why the horrible, hated fossil fuel industry could be crucial to a clean energy transition. But first, this is what I think.

    • 22 min

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