Day: 11 April 2013
Thatcher’s Energy Legacy: the Phoenix for a low-carbon economy? A personal reflection.
It is a more than averagely interesting week in politics; not least because the death of Baroness Thatcher has opened such emotional debates around a woman who was both heroine and villain; visionary and autocrat. One of her most divisive legacies was the deconstruction of the coal industry - so how did it feel at the time and how should those decisions be perceived in our fight for today's low carbon economy?
Do not underestimate ‘massive’ water consumption in fracking process warns expert
The excessive use of water in the process of hydraulic fracturing must not be underestimated given the unpredictable nature of water in the UK, according to head of climate resilience and adaption at civil engineering firm Jacobs, Steve Thompsett.
What does a sustainable organisation look like?
Many companies approach sustainability from the resource-efficiency angle and take a ground-up approach to reducing their impacts. In this blog Sarah makes the case for taking a strategic, holistic approach to achieve not just best in class but 'unassailable market advantage'.
Save the date: 10 May – our live Resource Revolution debate
The findings of our exclusive research highlighting the opportunities and challenges of circular economy realisation will be debated in front of a live audience next month as the Resource Revolution campaign nears the end of its first phase.
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