Monthly Archives: January 2012

The Trouble with Chocolate

It is difficult for a consumer to know what the truth is about the chocolate they eat. When the consumer pays more for organic or fair-trade chocolate, of the premium often around a �1,  as little as 4 or 5 … Continue reading

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Good point – but beeing widely misunderstood

Pete Campbell has written on the Thomas Cook website about 5 Endangered Places to Visit Before They Disappear, it comes with a really useful Infographic, one I shall use in my teaching. Pete Campbell demonstrates how much human activity is … Continue reading

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Climate policy: Oil's tipping point has passed

Professor James Murray and Sir David King, the former British Government chief scientist conclude in today's Nature. They present data which shows that the supply of oil has increased with demand but that since 2005 it has stagnated at around … Continue reading

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Allegations of Sexual Abuse of Children on Cunard Ships

Businesses which bring staff and children into close proximity need to consider their child protection polices and their implementation Today�s Daily Mail reports that a man who once worked on two of Cunard�s ships is being investigated by police over … Continue reading

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Surcharges are back

In my post about 2012 a few days ago I pointed to the decline in the value of the British � as an issue likely to impact on travel and tourism this year. Already TUI�s specialist brands, Exodus and Skibound, … Continue reading

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Optimism of the Will, Pessimism of the Intellect: 6 Priorities for2012

For the optimistic bit, the agenda for action, go to the end � it is in bold! We can do something about our sustainability.  It is a matter choice – our collective choice. As Jared Diamond concluded in his study … Continue reading

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