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

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

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United States

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

Language:

English


Episodes

Vox Pop

11/25/2021
If you want to know what Greta Thunberg or David Attenborough or Alok Sharma thinks you only have to open a newspaper or go on line. What about the rest of us? After all, we’re all in the front line. I’ve collected a few comments. And what about the Insulate Britain protestors? Nine of them are in jail. A motorist responds.

Duration:00:17:04

Green Jumpers and Tales from Mother Earth

11/23/2021
The Wednesday Interview with Jenny Bailey, guiding children to become environmentally aware and responsible. And Green Jumper Day - something you can get involved in on Friday.

Duration:00:11:15

COP27- here we come!

11/18/2021
Well it's over. Where are we now, now that all the delegates have gone home from Glasgow and COP26 is finished? I’ll start with a review of comments in the press and close with a conversation with a colleague who actually went to Glasgow.

Duration:00:32:03

Time for the Oval Economy

11/16/2021
In this week's Wednesday Interview Mattias Axelson of the Stockholm School of Economics describes a variant on the Circular Economy.

Duration:00:21:30

How Green is Green?

11/11/2021
Greenwash, Offsetting and James Lovelock’s warning of Gaia’s Revenge. Should we reconsider Personal Carbon Allowances, and is there really an Anti-Solar Panel that works in the dark? And for something completely and utterly different check out SteelHaven.info

Duration:00:12:25

Bring Me Sunshine!

11/9/2021
The Wednesday Interview Sunshine is everywhere and it's free! Let's not waste a drop. Veeral Hardev of Ubiquitous Energy explains one way of making the most of it.

Duration:00:20:08

Last Chance Saloon?

11/4/2021
So we’re in the last chance saloon! Who would have thought it? Maybe anybody who has been listening to the Sustainable Futures Report for the last 14 years. But let’s accentuate the positive.

Duration:00:15:37

The Wednesday Interview

11/2/2021
A conversation with CEO Ian Riley.

Duration:00:21:47

Cop26 - The Big Issue

10/28/2021
COP26 – the Big Issue Seeing as COP26 has made the front cover of The Big Issue magazine the message must really be getting through!

Duration:00:18:40

Water - Made to Measure

10/26/2021
Ori Ben Ner, CEO of SupPlant, explains how software can help farmers get the best out of every last drop of water.

Duration:00:16:56

Dark Days

10/21/2021
Before looking at prospects for COP26 and other sustainability news, let's remember Sir David Amess MP, who lost his life last week while serving the public.

Duration:00:13:02

Ecosia

10/19/2021
An interview with CEO Christian Kroll

Duration:00:20:59

Supply Chain Blues

10/14/2021
Empty shelves, queues for petrol, rocketing gas prices. Will these short term crises take the eyes of world leaders off the COP26 ball?

Duration:00:18:21

Sustainability and the Great Outdoors

10/12/2021
David Hanney, CEO of Alpkit, describes how his company builds sustainability into all aspects of the business.

Duration:00:18:48

COP26 and Counting

10/7/2021
COP26 and Insulate Britain. These are the two key issues I’ll discuss today. I’ll also tell you about plans for extra editions of the Sustainable Futures Report, coming soon.

Duration:00:12:35

IMPACT

9/30/2021
The role of social impact bonds and impact accounting in meeting the challenges of the climate crisis. If we can make organisations accountable not merely for their handling of risk and profit but also for their impact on the environment, investors and consumers can support those having a net beneficial effect and reject those which do more harm than good.

Duration:00:38:21

Hydrogen - the Debate Continues

8/26/2021
While the hydrogen debate continues, the Extinction Rebellion protest continues as well - but it's not getting many headlines. If you exercise your democratic right to protest could it prevent you from getting a job, from getting motor insurance, from getting a visa to visit Europe? In this episode there's also news about a new form of mass electricity storage and details of the events that the Sustainable Futures Report is presenting next month as part of York Environment Week and the Great...

Duration:00:15:29

Climate Emergency - I don't deny it!

8/19/2021
Denialists and those in denial - hydrogen - should it be grey, green or blue, or is it a red herring? - Should Alok Sharma be driving a diesel car? Why are both Biden and Boris encouraging the extraction of more oil and coal? And an interview with the team at Bucha Bio: young entrepreneurs replacing a traditional material with a sustainable alternative.

Duration:00:28:08

Extreme Danger - IPCC

8/12/2021
Yes, that report's out. No surprises for most of us. What do we do now? What do governments do now? Well, they take action, and we make sure they do. Never give up!

Duration:00:18:03

The Green Urbanist

8/5/2021
In episode No. 350 we have an interview with Ross O’Ceallaigh of the Green Urbanist podcast. In other news there's the Siberian heatwave and methane emissions, foreign control of North Sea oil threatens UK’s net zero goal, the mortality cost of carbon, HS2 may never reach the end of the line and new insights from Allegra Stratton, the Prime Minister’s climate crisis spokesperson.

Duration:00:27:03