Resource as a human right: ‘Future of Water’ in The Times

New writing… Pleased to say I have had another article published in The Times newspaper, as part of a special Raconteur report on the Future of Water. For many, water scarcity is a problem in the post. By 2025, one in every two people on the planet will live with water stress. For one in nine, the problem is already here. The World Health Organization estimates […]

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Cars, Jeans & Beer, to Muck: ‘Future of Water’ in The Times

New writing… Pleased to say I have had another couple of pieces published in The Times newspaper today, as part of a special Raconteur report on the Future of Water. The Overview article which opens the report discusses how 21st-century businesses and brand are tackling the challenges of water stewardship with success, but also with focus, vigour and rigour, plus investment of time […]

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India: The Power of Rain

New writing… My latest piece for Eniday is now live, looking at the relationship between drought and energy outages in India, as extreme weather events take their toll. Last year, no fewer than 18 thermal power plants experienced shutdown as a direct result of water shortages. For a deeper exploration of the water-energy nexus, follow the link to read the story […]

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Politics & Crisis: ‘Future of Water’ in The Times 2016

New writing… Pleased to say I have had a couple of pieces – the opening Overview and centrespread article – published in The Times newspaper by Raconteur, exploring water issues and innovation worldwide, from scarcity, security and stress, through to resilience and sustainability: • ‘Why water politics matters’; • ‘Worldwide water crisis is looming’. The full 16-page Future of Water report is available to view/download here.

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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 strata of society, it might mean investing in eco tech, CSR and social good – everything from waterless washing machines, to wellbeing […]

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