Monthly Archives: February 2013

The green pen is mightier than the polar bear

If the other short stories in Beacons are half as good as Take Notice by Adam Thorpe, then this publishing venture by Stop Climate Chaos will be rewarded.

Carbon budget math is not that simple

The Rio Tinto write down of coal in Mozambique may be a preview of the sub-prime carbon era.Climate change campaigners believe that stock markets are inflated by a carbon bubble. Science estimates the safe carbon budget but which countries own it?

The elusive nexus of complexity and principles

Owen Barder’s lecture about complexity and development raises questions about UK development policy and the role of sustainability in complexity theory.

OneWorld founders hand over the keys

Anuradha Vittachi and Peter Armstrong, co-founders of OneWorld, have retired. Their contribution to international development through applications of new media technologies over the last 18 years has been immense.

Sir Porritt and Lord John in Delhi comedy of manners

Jonathon Porritt and Lord Prescott made telling contributions on climate change at the Delhi Sustainable Development Summit (DSDS).

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