“The Great Disruption” by Paul Gilding

ISBN 978-1-60819-353-0. “The Great Distruption – Why the climate crisis will bring on the end of shopping and the birth of a new world” by Paul Gilding was published by Bloomsbury Press in 2011 (this paperback edition 2012 with new … Continue reading

Global Risk Update 2014

In 2012 I delivered a public presentation called “The History of High Wycombe 2000 to 2100” in the High Wycombe Guildhall. It was based upon the World Economic Forum’s 2011 assessment of Global Risks. These assess what our world leaders expect … Continue reading

“Green Gone Wrong” by Heather Rogers

ISBN-13:978-1-84467-901-0. “Green Gone Wrong – Dispatches from the Front Lines of Eco-Capitalism” by Heather Rogers was published by Verso Books in 2010. Rogers is a journalist & author who has written for Mother Jones and New York Times Magazine. Her previous … Continue reading

“The Burning Question” by Mike Berners-Lee & Duncan Clark

ISBN 978 178125 045 7. “The Burning Question – We can’t burn half the world’s oil, coal and gas. So how do we quit?” by Mike Berners-Lee and Duncan Clark.  We reviewed Mike Berners-Lee “How Bad are Bananas?” just over two … Continue reading

“What has Nature ever done for us?” by Tony Juniper

ISBN 978 1 84668 560 6. “What has Nature ever done for us? How money really does grow on trees” by Tony Juniper was published by Profile Books in 2013. Tony is best known as Britain’s foremost environmental campaigner and … Continue reading

“The Carbon Crunch” by Dieter Helm

ISBN 978-0-300-18659-8 (hardback). “The Carbon Crunch – how we’re getting Climate Change wrong – and how to fix it” by Dieter Helm was published by Yale University Press in 2012. Dieter Helm is a professor of energy policy at University … Continue reading