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Versus – Part 2, Prioritising the Variables

In Variables – Part 1, I identified some possible variables that might impact Future Property 2030. In this post I have ranked the variables in terms of Impact and Uncertainty. In scenario planning it is the variables that have a higher impact and a higher uncertainty that we focus on. The ranking of the variables […]

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Germany – our well intentioned behavior has done nothing to protect the climate

In a recent interview with German Government adviser Kai Konrad in Spiegel Online, Kai talks about how Germany and Europe need to take a new approach to climate change. Kai believes that Germany and Europe have made a mistake in taking a pioneering approach climate protection, “It’s a mistake to believe our noble behavior will […]

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Sunday Morning – Disruptive Technology GravityLight

A great disruptive technology that will provide lighting for essential needs in developing countries in a renewable way. The GravityLight is one of those great design solutions that combines existing technologies in a new way to solve many problems – education, health, environment and economic. Featured on treehugger.com the designers are of course using the […]

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Sunday Morning – Disruptive Food Technologies

I love the term disruptive technology – to me it means that the technology will radically change the way that we live. I have not seen it applied to our food system before (well not in a good way anyway) until now. In this TED talk two chefs Homaro Cantu and Ben Roche┬átalk about how […]

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How do I stop doing things I know I shouldn’t do?

This is not one of those “you bastards aren’t doing anything but i’m awesome” posts, because I struggle with the problem every day and I know I’m not doing anywhere near enough. I came across this great graph that is a screen grab from a talk by Kevin Anderson at Transition Bristol, it plots carbon […]

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“How Australia survived peak oil” – release date 2030

It still surprises me that the impact of oil security and future oil price is not widely discussed in the planning of our towns, our residential developments and the future of our everyday lives. Australia’s self sufficiency in meeting our demand for oil and other refinery feedstock production sits at around 66% in 2010, dropping […]

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Will 3D printing reduce our products eco-footprint?

Staples will be offering in store 3D printing in Europe early next year. You’ll be able to upload your 3D design to the Staples server and pop into the store later on to pick up your 3D object. It will cut out the need for distribution, logistics, storage, and lots of middle men. But it […]

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