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Jonathon Porritt

Founder and Director of Forum for the Future

Making Good Things Happen

We had a whole series of wonderful mini-presentations from participants - and there were only two rules: no Powerpoint, and take it for granted that everyone else already knows just how dire the situation is out there. Instead of first wandering around forlornly in the bad stuff, cut straight to the good stuff - and stick with it!
29/11/2013 13:20 GMT

The Ashden Awards

Ashden has some cracking efficiency-based winners this year. The 2013 Gold Award went to the partnership of the Sustainable Energy Academy and United House for what is in effect a new supply chain for doing internal solid-wall insulation, taking off-site what is often a very messy and disruptive business when it is done on-site.
09/07/2013 14:31 BST

Why Green Government Isn't Dead

Despite the gloomy failures of Rio+20 and David Cameron's empty 'greenest government ever' promise, it's good that some parts of the UK can still come up with an enlightened approach. At the moment, it's Wales that provides a bright light in these gloomy times.
11/07/2012 10:03 BST

Third Industrial Revolution

This is not some gentle, incremental muddling through that we're talking about here: this is a revolution. The Third Industrial Revolution.
02/09/2011 00:02 BST