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The Future of Energy

Friday 20 February 2015

On a day when The Age front page ran a story of mass disconnections of householders struggling to pay their domestic electricity bill, Futurist Marcus Barber and ABC Goulburn Murray's Joseph Thomsen discuss the future of energy - what's happening now, what are we going to see in the future and what can consumers do to deal with the ever rising costs

Coal, Oil, Fracking, Wind Solar, Hydro, Kinetic, Wave, Thermal - the list is endless. Late last year Marcus Barber called 2015 The International year of Battery Technology, but with that still a few years away from widescale fiscally available uptake, where are we headed? You can listen in to the conversation here 


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Towards an Advanced Society - the Paradox of Development
Tuesday 30 May 2017
In 2010 I wrote a paper, the summary of which included an assessment of the emerging challenges facing many societies around the world, simply that multinationals failing to pay sufficient dues to enable a society to develop, will see a backlash from which they may not recover. That time is upon us
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New Australian Food Labeling Laws Finally Make it to Market
Wednesday 3 May 2017
Some of you may have noticed Federal Government advertising for the Food Labeling Laws. What few people will know is that the model being put out there is pretty much the EXACT model I proposed back in the year 2000. Which just goes to show that to predict the future, sometimes all you have to do is wait. Well not quite but
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No, all is NOT Lost!
Monday 27 February 2017
It's been a significantly busy couple of months looking at how Industries and Government Agencies are preparing for change. The Companies versus Climate Change conference in Fort Lauderdale, Florida in November/December, and a meeting with the Political Science Department at the University of Hawaii (Manoa) in January show that positive action is happening, despite some of the headlines
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