Over Population

In the Wake of World Food Day: Why It's Time to Rethink Our Food System

Frontier | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

World Food Day is a pinnacle time to highlight food sustainability whilst acknowledging the imminent climate change, and global warming predictions, as well as the increase in our global population digits.

ON ... Is Elysium Fiction or Are We Truly Doomed?

Martin Treanor | Posted 25.10.2013 | UK Tech
Martin Treanor

Last night I went to see the movie 'Elysium' and, apart from all the head-whirling action and natty technological advances, the one thing that nagged me pretty much all the way through was that the whole premise reminded me of a blog I read on Digg earlier in the week.

This Horrifying Suit Turns Your Breath Into Food

Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.08.2013 | UK Tech

Remember Crazy Straws? Well this is nothing like that. This is the Algaculture Symbiosis Suit which turns CO2 in your breath into algae which you c...

Smarter Cities: The Importance of Future Urban Planning

Intelligence Squared | Posted 01.05.2013 | UK Tech
Intelligence Squared

The scale and pace of urban development is startling. Allowing for a world population of nine billion people by 2050, every single new person on the planet will be accounted for in a city somewhere - that's eight new Londons a year for the next 40 years.

Save the World! Oh Dear, Do We Really Have To?

Simon Napier-Bell | Posted 25.03.2012 | UK Entertainment
Simon Napier-Bell

The International Energy Agency says that global warming will be beyond the point of no return in five years, and since there's nothing in the pipeline to reverse it before that time, it means we're doomed. And on that basis, I say let's enjoy ourselves while we can.