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Making Good Things Happen

(0) Comments | Posted 28 November 2013 | (16:28)

Just back from another long trip promoting the book - and a few other things besides.

Including attendance at a rather wonderful Symposium hosted by the SLOW LIFE Foundation at the Soneva Kiri resort on Koh Kood island in Thailand. (Declaration of interest: I was one of those who had...

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The Ashden Awards

(0) Comments | Posted 9 July 2013 | (15:13)

It's not easy being a green entrepreneur. Start-up investment is hard to find; regulatory and technical standards are even harder to meet; and compliance processes are slow and onerous; politicians keep changing the rules; and most companies and individuals are so risk averse (or even indifferent) that it's very difficult...

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Why Green Government Isn't Dead

(8) Comments | Posted 11 July 2012 | (10:18)

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. In Cardiff, the devolved administration, led...

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Third Industrial Revolution

(9) Comments | Posted 2 September 2011 | (01:00)

At long last, the renewables revolution would appear to be seriously underway. By any indicator you care to use (installed capacity, innovation pipeline, improved efficiencies, reducing costs, level of investment, scalability, political support etc), there's a stir out there in the US, Europe, China, India and post-Fukushima Japan that is...

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