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Rethinking Sustainability Research: Eight Global Challenges

“We must start to envision what a positive future looks like and work to make this happen”  Bob Watson, Chair of Future Earth’s Interim Engagement Committee. Further reinforcement that good or best practice may not be enough, with the need … Continue reading

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another decade of waste or something different?

One of the potentially more powerful influences that could shape future thinking on waste and waste management that emerged during the ‘noughties’ is Cradle to Cradle, Remaking the Way We Make Things by William McDonough & Michael Braungart This is … Continue reading

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… the futures nano

The science of nanotechnology is already revolutionising the worlds of medicine and construction, according to a Guardian article looking at nanotech in food, Once Bitten Seamless tubes of graphite one atom thick and 10,000 long (to the naked eye, large … Continue reading

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built environment futures? (now with links)

The other evening I had the opportunity to tour around a new state of the art hospital facility, so state of the art it is calling itself the hospital of the future. As the press release states: The new facility … Continue reading

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