The oil sands of Alberta

I found out through my work with Virgin that it is impossible for an airline to boycott fuel made from oil sands. This is because sources are mixed and different airports have different suppliers. This means that the ambition of a leading environmental group to boycott Canadian oil sands by the major airlines could not Read More…

Knobs and knockers

We use brass handles all the time, but do we ever notice them? Aligarth is a town north of Delhi and if there is a brass door handle capital of the world, it is there. In the early 1990s my work took me to the sooty basements and cellars of Aligarth where B&Q’s door handles Read More…

Harmony – HRH Prince of Wales gets it right

HRH Prince of Wales, publishes his book on Sustainability. Prince of Wales, U.K., 20XX [tbc]

When the rain comes – villages resilience to floods

How a village floods, changes lives, a princes vision and how a little support can make a huge different. Floods, Prince of Wales, U.K. 2012-2014. [tbc]

Whaling – the simplest of eco-evil, but a tourist attraction nonetheless

All issue have complexity when you learn the context. Whaling, 1985, Iceland. [tbc]

I will, if you will, towards sustainable consumption

When I was a co-chair of the Sustainable Consumption Roundtable, we produced the above report in 2007. It was part of the Government’s promise to ‘set out a plan for further action on sustainable consumption’ and here we set out our recommendations on how we could move from three planet living to one planet living. Read More…