Tag Archives: Climate Change

The Future in 5 Words… #5: ‘Sustainable’

Why Life should be… ‘Sustainable’ Sustainability means very different things to different people – and I am not talking about debating the definition, as most of us are long past that point. For some in the more developed regions of the world and relatively affluent … Continue reading

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From farming and energy, to future cities

More of my journalism and blogging pieces have been published in the last few months and I have provided a brief update menu of articles below, with links to original copy. Fields of Thought and the Seeds of Time: GM Debate Reaches … Continue reading

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Nigeria to New York; catwalk to city

Recent weeks have seen a few more of my journalism and blogging pieces published and I have provided a brief update menu of articles below, with links to original copy. Power and the Promise of the Grand Transition Summary: Why the Grand Transition … Continue reading

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Clean + green, in black + white (Pt II)

Recent months have seen a few more of my journalism pieces published in the press and I have provided a brief update menu of articles below, with links to original copy. Shaping up to the Future Summary: 3D printing has the potential … Continue reading

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Clean, green + blue, in black + white

Recent months have seen a number of my journalism pieces published in the press and I have provided a brief menu of articles below, covering topics from water and energy, carbon, construction and the circular economy, to ethical sourcing and … Continue reading

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Powering the future: 5 innovations of interest

A version of this article first appeared in a Special Report on ‘Powering the Future’, published in The Times, 1 May, 2013. BIOFUELS FROM ALGAE A near-perfect poster child for sustainable energy, algae is both a biodegradable living organism and … Continue reading

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Race against time for future cities

A version of this article first appeared in a Special Report on ‘Future Cities’, published in The Times, 26 March, 2013. According to data from the UN, in 2008, the proportion of the world’s population living in urban areas passed … Continue reading

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Sustainable farming futures: Fields of hope

A version of this article first appeared in a Special Report on ‘Sustainable Agriculture & Food Security’, published in The Times, 25 March, 2013. “The key statistic is that we are producing 260% more food with 2% less inputs versus … Continue reading

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Community Resilience: From Sandy to Sustainability

A version of this article first appeared on the Sustainability Talk & News website, published 18 December, 2012. At every level, Hurricane Sandy represents a wake-up call for the sleeping giant of community resilience that is the built-environment sector. It is time … Continue reading

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Greening the footprint of Big Data

A version of this article first appeared in a Special Report on ‘Low-Carbon Business’, published in The Times, 3 September, 2012. What do New York, Oregon, Colorado and North Carolina have in common with Norway, Finland, Iceland and New Zealand? … Continue reading

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