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Paul Rainger
Paul Rainger
Dr Paul Rainger is Head of the Sustainable Bristol City-Region projects at Forum for the Future, the UK's independent sustainable development experts. Former Head of Farm Animal Welfare at WSPA, Director of Campaigns for the UK Liberal Democrats, and a research astronomer.
 

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Jun. 18, 2010 2:45 pm
Bristol's leading agroforestry expert, Adrian Morley, makes the case for our city-regions to focus just as hard on managing their biospheres, as their material flows, on the journey towards zero carbon: Is the only sustainable security we should be thinking about is our dependency on the practically unrenewable lithosphere – the Earth’s crust? Of course not, we also need to focus on using...  Read More
Jun. 18, 2010 10:45 am
Bristol's leading agroforestry expert, Adrian Morley, makes the case for our city-regions to focus just as hard on managing their biospheres, as their material flows, on the journey towards zero carbon: Is the only sustainable security we should be thinking about is our dependency on the practically unrenewable lithosphere – the Earth’s crust? Of course not, we also need to focus on using...  Read More
Jun. 17, 2010 4:18 pm
The climbing plants on the external wallsAt the beginning of March we had a massed visit of builders/sub-contractors to give us the final estimate of prices. This made us realise some potential issues such as the climbing plants on the house walls. We will have to cut down a wisteria (probably survive) and a clematis and vine (may not) but we hope that they might be able to work around our...  Read More
Jun. 17, 2010 4:18 pm
The climbing plants on the external wallsAt the beginning of March we had a massed visit of builders/sub-contractors to give us the final estimate of prices. This made us realise some potential issues such as the climbing plants on the house walls. We will have to cut down a wisteria (probably survive) and a clematis and vine (may not) but we hope that they might be able to work around our...  Read More
Jun. 2, 2010 2:52 pm
This March 2010 report from WWF explores the big opportunities for the UK economy presented by a large-scale carbon-saving retrofit programme. You can download the full report from thw WWF website You can download the full report from thw WWF website here .  Read More
Jun. 2, 2010 1:15 pm
Matthew Taylor, PhD researcher into the Environmental Sustainability of the Bristol City-Region, dreams of the future from his Totterdown window. 2010: The orange streetlit glow of the City of Bristol, viewed from the suburb of Totterdown on a cold and wintry January evening. Lighting, courtesy of electricity mass-generated from the combustion of coal, nuclear fission of uranium and the...  Read More
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