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Post Carbon Institute’s “Snake Oil” book casts critical eye on fracking

July 30th, 2013 by Post Carbon Institute

Richard Heinberg and the Post Carbon Institute have released “Snake Oil: How Fracking’s False Promise of Plenty Imperils Our Future,” which dispels the hype around shale gas and oil that has hijacked America’s energy conversation. “Snake Oil” casts a critical eye on the environmental impacts and the purported economic benefits of new oil and gas […]

Ecobuild, largest sustainable design event, at ExCeL, 5 to 7 March 2013

October 9th, 2012 by Events

Ecobuild 2013 takes place at ExCeL London from 5 to 7 March 2013. The world’s largest event for sustainable design, construction and the built environment will see major investment and a wealth of new features and content from organiser UBM Built Environment. The Ecobuild Arena, designed to inspire, educate and inform, returns to the exhibition […]

Ecobuild exhibition and seminars at ExCeL London- 20 to 22 March 2012

February 4th, 2012 by Events

Ecobuild, the world’s largest event for sustainable design, construction and the built environment, takes place at London’s ExCeL from Tuesday 20 March to Thursday 22 March 2012. Over 1,500 suppliers will be exhibiting, from companies such as Saint-Gobain, BASF Construction Chemicals, Kingspan, Vaillant, and Worcester Bosch, to up and comers in Ecobuild’s Green shoots entrepreneurs’ […]

Thinking outside the box – the link between earthquakes and climate change

March 13th, 2011 by Richard Lord

When the international media gives you an instant view of the latest natural disaster to strike humanity it can be overwhelming.  The human tragedy this year in, to name a few countries: Brazil, Sri Lanka, Australia, New Zealand and now Japan is unimaginable for those who have not suffered it. Even the images shock. When […]

Sir Christopher Meyer supports view that political realism will dominate scientific realism at international climate change conferences for the foreseeable future

March 11th, 2011 by Sir Christopher Meyer

Sir Christopher Meyer, KCMG is the former UK Ambassador to the USA and to Germany.  Sir Christopher spoke at an ecobuild conference on 3 March 2011. ———- I am going to sit because I am a pessimist and I prefer to sit down when I am delivering a bad message. There are all kinds of […]

Richard Heinberg of the Post Carbon Institute speaks at ecobuild 2011 about “Peak everything – the end of non-renewable resources”

March 9th, 2011 by Richard Heinberg

Richard Heinberg gave the following presentation to a packed audience at ecobuild on 1 March 2011. —– The premise of my new book, The End of Growth, which will be out in July 2011, is that world economic growth as we know it is hitting up against essential limits. I am going to argue that […]

Lord Paddy Ashdown says we are in a race with catastrophe and we’re not winning

March 4th, 2011 by Lord Ashdown

“I hope you didn’t come here to be cheered up because I am afraid I am not going to be. I accept it is inherent in the question that one of the challenges of our time is to deal with the globalisation of power.  One of the things that has happened, which too few people […]

Is there a prospect of international co-operation for the success of the planet and the common good?

March 4th, 2011 by Rt Hon Jack Straw MP

The Rt. Hon. Jack Straw MP gave this presentation at the “Prospect for a sustainable world: a new chapter for international co-operation” conference at Ecobuild 2011 in London on 3 March 2011. —– The prospects for some kind of binding international agreement on climate change are both good and not good.  The good bit is […]

Ecobuild 2011 at ExCeL, London from 1 to 3 March

January 19th, 2011 by International Business Events Limited

Ecobuild, the biggest event in the world for sustainable design, construction and the built environment takes place at ExCel in London from 1 to 3 March 2011.  The exhibition and the seminars are free to attend. The conference has three concurrent streams: Making sustainable construction happen Beyond construction: achieving a sustainable future and Design architecture […]