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Water water, not everywhere

I recently co-wrote a report on global water insecurity.  Second only to air, water is a topic that reaches every human being as one of our most basic sustenance needs.   Like many, I’m a little worried about our global water situation, with increasing … Continue reading

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Offsetting Works

Yes, I’m an offsetter. Does that mean I can now live without guilt? Unlikely, but it is the right thing to do. Many people, even sustainability people, make fun of offsetting and try to discredit it whenever they can. They … Continue reading

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S&P 500 Launches a Carbon Efficient Index

Even without a global government consensus on climate change action, the business world continues to move ahead.  Recently the S&P 500 launched a ‘Carbon Efficient Index’ to assist investors and fund managers in finding companies that are responding best to … Continue reading

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IPCC Forecasts are wrong. We’re even worse than the worst case scenario.

I was amazed to read this WWF report the other day and not have heard any commentary on it earlier.  Given that it was published in November, it was likely buried under the news of a new hope in the … Continue reading

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Droughts and heatwaves 2.0

While the weather here in Scotland may be bringing snow this way, I’m left concerned with the recent droughts and heat waves affecting Australia and Kenya.  The Aussies are getting a 70 year heat record, causing blackouts to hundreds of thousands, … Continue reading

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