Broken markets

Broken markets

The pandemic has led to a global re-appraisal of the power of companies to deliver, halting a groundswell of anti-capitalist sentiment. Our broken and poorly regulated markets, however, put our future at risk. Let me explain. There has been a global re-appraisal of...
The impossible future of food

The impossible future of food

Food and what it means will become one of the most divisive issues of our next generation. It will fuel geo-political and class wars about how we sustain ourselves and will define who we are. Let me explain. So far this Century we have largely avoided the mass...
Get out and stay out

Get out and stay out

We spend almost our entire lives inside; this is bad for us and bad for our planet. Let me explain. If you are lucky enough to live in a developed economy, it is likely that you will live to the age of 82. By this time, you will have spent over 70 of those years...
Amazon, the markets and new year’s resolutions

Amazon, the markets and new year’s resolutions

Amazon, the insanity of markets and a single new year’s resolution can all be brought together for the good of humanity. Let me explain. Amazon is now, without question, the most valuable company on earth. The Amazon rainforest, like its Central African counterpart,...
Markets call peak oil

Markets call peak oil

Oil is a finite resource and its production will inevitably decline. The markets are telling us that green energy owns the future and are sounding an early death knell for carbon fuels. Let me explain. The last decade has seen an explosion in investment in renewables,...
Statistics, lies, social media and nature

Statistics, lies, social media and nature

It is harder than ever in troubling and uncertain times to understand what the truth is. Statistics are manipulated and facts and risks are hard to interpret. The right answer is to turn to nature and follow your gut instincts. Let me explain. Statistically more...