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

The Sustainable Futures Report Anthony Day

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

    What's Your Opinion?

    What's Your Opinion?

    I'm setting up a webinar for patrons to discuss where the Sustainable Futures Report should go from here. There's also an overview of my approach to looking at the consequences of climate change outside the wealthy west.

    • 6 min
    Where Do I Start?

    Where Do I Start?

    This time there's good news from the mining industry, from the EU, from the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority - maybe even from Boris Johnson! Also about geothermal energy, cutting pollution and a possible end to the throwaway culture. Bad news: Commuters committed to their cars, why trees are not the answer, threats to sue the government over continued use of fossil fuels, accelerating polar ice-melt and why wearing clothes can be bad for the environment.

    • 25 min
    Setting Sail - Charting the Course

    Setting Sail - Charting the Course

    Are we telling the right story about climate change? Are we getting the message across? In this interview Captain Sandy Anderson explains how we're getting things wrong and how the Earth Ship fleet could put it right. "If the people will lead, the leaders will follow."

    • 29 min
    It's an ill wind

    It's an ill wind

    COVID-19, the coronavirus, has got to be at the top of any agenda, but there’s also news about COP26, JP Morgan, Barclays Bank, wind power, climate denial and the coming of the Anti-Greta, a bar of soap and how’s your business coping with risk?

    • 18 min
    Ruminating on Food

    Ruminating on Food

    Vegetarian? Vegan? Is it wrong, or even unsustainable to eat meat? Will we see, as some say, the end of farming? Will we return to mixed, organic agriculture or will the whole industry be revolutionised by technology? Are we condemning parts of the world to poverty and hunger while the rest of us over-eat our way to obesity and ill-health? The whole topic of food is full of questions and I don't pretend to have all or any of the answers, but at least I can provide some ideas, issues and opinions.

    • 35 min
    Digging In

    Digging In

    Extinction Rebellion has been digging up a lawn, Microsoft aims to go carbon negative, carbon labelling is back and Drax is burning more wood.
    Jeff Bezos is throwing money at the climate crisis and political economist Ann Pettifor says that a shortage of money will never be a problem with dealing with climate change.
    There’s a special report from the the you-couldn’t-make-it-up dept, but first what has Extinction Rebellion been up to in Cambridge?

    • 19 min

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