Tag Archives: Environment

I Believe in You. Here’s Why.

I believe in You. And I believe in We. Here’s my story (perhaps you’ll share yours too): In May this year I set up a Facebook page called EthicalStartups. I didn’t really know what I’d set it up for and … Continue reading

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Fear and Loathing in Hack-vegas

I live on a council estate on Hackney’s Murder Mile. I walk a lot around here during the day. Every single week I see some scary things, reasons to be afraid of going outside or fearful of the future. But … Continue reading

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Disruptive & Meaningful – Innovation and the Environment.

http://www.good.is/post/disruptive-innovation-for-environmentalists This article by Michael Keating is brilliant. I especially like the last paragraph: “By examining other common green technologies using the lens of disruptive innovation, we can learn whether they are truly sustainable technologies, or if they are just … Continue reading

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Moping about the Budget: my latest column in Building

The Budget didn’t do much to raise Pascale Scheurer’s hopes for the future of the industry. Here she considers what has changed and what you can do to mitigate the effects. Sustainability on a Shoestring 01 April 2011 | By Pascale Scheurer … Continue reading

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Great, I’ve solved Climate Change. Here comes the 2100 Club.

Climate change. it’s impossible isn’t it? Either you’re not sure it’s happening, or when it’s happening, or it’s impossible anyway… it’s a big hairy pain in the ass. Seems to me there’s two questions that need to be separated (PLEASE, … Continue reading

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What have future generations ever done for us?

The answers so far: – given us hope – increased life expectancy (?! a very curious and somehow beautiful answer from AQA (63336 Any Question Answered) it sort of made sense in a really bizarre, #TuringTestFAIL way) – given us … Continue reading

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Advice on setting up a business in a recession

Several people have approached me recently for advice on setting up a new business.  I’m not surprised:  the recession continues to bite, hard.  LinkedIn tells me that “67 of my connections changed jobs last year”.  Many of those have decided … Continue reading

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