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Blog 2017-08-03T10:14:13+00:00

Big World, Small Planet

Planetary Boundaries In 'Big World, Small Planet', Johan Rockstrom and Mattias Klum have encapsulated the shift from the comfortable Holocene age to the volatile Anthropocene age in a wonderful handbook for all those concerned about the future of humanity.  I urge [...]

October 12th, 2018|Blog|

Art or architecture?

Would you rather have an artist or an architect design your home? Having grown up in a family of artists and architects and lacking the required skills, I consoled myself with becoming a huge fan of Frank Lloyd Wright and Richard [...]

August 28th, 2018|Blog|

What is water worth?

In this blistering heat, I thought about water and how China is buying up large quantities of resources around the globe, to the extent that the very definition of sovereignty is changing. These resources include vast amounts of forests, farmlands, oil [...]

January 27th, 2018|Blog|

My wish for 2018

We only have 1 planet ! Some 30 years ago, the Club of Rome investigated how we are utilising the Earth's resources and they identified a number of planetary boundaries that we should not exceed. Regardless of the science, we have [...]

December 25th, 2017|Blog|