Tag Archives: Environmental

Waste: The elephant(s) in the room

A version of this article first appeared in the Chelgate Newsletter, Summer 2012. Early in 2012, the Love Food Hate Waste (LFHW) campaign caught the attention of the national press and media with its revelation that UK householders throw away … Continue reading

Posted in Think-Pieces | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Rise of the Smart City consumer

A version of this article first appeared in a Special Report on ‘Smart Cities’, published in The Times, 7 June, 2012. Sustainability is a modern business-model essential, not merely a wish-list desirable. Why? Ask any of the 1,000 thought-leaders and … Continue reading

Posted in Articles: The Times | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Smart Cities: When efficiency is not enough

A version of this article first appeared in a Special Report on ‘Smart Cities’, published in The Times, 7 June, 2012.   Efficiencies in technology and infrastructure will bring multiple benefits to inhabitants of Smart Cities – saving them time … Continue reading

Posted in Articles: The Times | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Environmental Crime: From Ecocide, via INTERPOL, to Litter

What connects guns to gum? Genocide and graffiti are worlds apart, as are the global trade in illegal timber and nuisance parking, gangland killings and the theft of rare bird eggs, right? Wrong. They are all simply and inextricably linked … Continue reading

Posted in Think-Pieces | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Refugees in 3D: Darfur to Detroit

A Lexicon of Discrimination Sad to say, we are familiar with documentary features and stories on the news that speak of the plight of refugees. Stored in digital broadcast archives of Western media sources and scorched into the mind’s eye … Continue reading

Posted in Think-Pieces | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment