Environment

October 2, 2012

Waste Not, Want Not

As the human population continues to grow exponentially, adding ever-increasing pressure on agricultural suppliers, and climate change brings greater unpredictability ever year to both farmers and supermarkets, its nice to read in the press that one of the UK’s biggest food chains, Sainsbury’s, is ahead of the game. This year […]
September 10, 2012
Shaun Mccarthy

The Greener Games

Now that the closing ceremony has taken place for the 2012 London Olympic Games, the consensus seems to scream “Great Job!” The analysts, ‘experts’ and participants have all echoed the sentiment that, despite the frequent pre-games cynicism (some of which came from this blog), the Brits have pulled off a […]
August 14, 2012
Arctic Drilling

Social Media’s New Activism

I recently stopped in a Stockholm city park and decided to talk to a World Wildlife Fund representative, asking him where their advertising had gone – to me they were no longer in my field of vision, either on TV or in print. His reply was short, “it’s online now.” Activism […]
June 18, 2012
Rio+20 Global Change

Acknowledging the Need for Change

The recent Rio+20 meeting of the leaders of the developed and developing world has already had somewhat of a divisive and muted response from the press and analysts. The 50-page text is still not completed by the time of this post, however, so the efforts of those involved cannot yet […]