Jeremy Blake: The Green Revolution

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Jeremy Blake: The Green Revolution

  1. 1. THE GREEN REVOLUTION Jeremy Blake – Senior Partner & Head of Sustainability Purcell Miller Tritton LLP 18 June 2011 – Newcastle University Convocation
  2. 2. Global Context <ul><li>CO2 : increased year on year since 1958 </li></ul><ul><li>Glaciers : receding worldwide </li></ul><ul><li>Global temperature : rising </li></ul><ul><li>Sea temperatures : record hurricanes and typhoons </li></ul><ul><li>Precipitation patterns : big time storms and floods </li></ul><ul><li>Evaporation increase : prolonged droughts </li></ul><ul><li>Arctic & Antarctic ice shelves : melting </li></ul><ul><li>Permafrost : reducing </li></ul><ul><li>Sea levels : rising </li></ul><ul><li>Population : booming </li></ul>
  3. 3. Global Context <ul><li>CO2 : increased year on year since 1958 </li></ul><ul><li>Glaciers : receding worldwide </li></ul><ul><li>Global temperature : rising </li></ul><ul><li>Sea temperatures : record hurricanes and typhoons </li></ul><ul><li>Precipitation patterns : big time storms and floods </li></ul><ul><li>Evaporation increase : prolonged droughts </li></ul><ul><li>Arctic & Antarctic ice shelves : melting </li></ul><ul><li>Permafrost : reducing </li></ul><ul><li>Sea levels : rising </li></ul><ul><li>Population : booming </li></ul>Humanity already possesses the fundamental scientific, technical and industrial know-how to solve the carbon & climate problems Science – 13 August 2004 Political will is a renewable source An Inconvenient Truth – Al Gore
  4. 4. Kyoto, Climategate & Legislation
  5. 5. Eden Project, Cornwall
  6. 6. Industrial Revolution
  7. 7. Oil Revolution
  8. 8. Post industrial & Oil Revolution Legacies
  9. 9. Alternative Technologies
  10. 10. Alternative Technologies
  11. 11. Water Conservation
  12. 12. Water Conservation
  13. 13. Water Power
  14. 14. Water Power
  15. 15. Cragside
  16. 16. RSPB Headquarters, Sandy Bedfordshire
  17. 17. Bowood Hotel Wiltshire
  18. 18. Athenaeum Hotel Piccadilly
  19. 19. St Pauls Cathedral
  20. 20. Hemp (Cannabis sativa)
  21. 21. Hemp Process
  22. 22. King James Bible
  23. 23. Magna Carta
  24. 24. Declaration of Independence
  25. 25. Hemp Fibre Clothing, Ropes & Sails
  26. 26. Elizabeth I
  27. 27. Man-made Fibres - Demise of Hemp
  28. 28. Hemp Fibre Ethnic Clothing & Bags
  29. 29. Hemp Fibre Body Shells, Door Panels & Brake Pads
  30. 30. Hemp Fibre Growing Mats & Hemp Seed Oil
  31. 31. Hemp Fibre Insulation & Boards
  32. 32. Hemp Dust – Drax Powerstation Fuel
  33. 33. Hemp Shiv – Animal Bedding
  34. 34. Hemp Shiv - Construction
  35. 35. Haverhill Hemp Housing
  36. 36. Haverhill Hemp Housing
  37. 37. Adnams Distribution Centre, Southwold Suffolk
  38. 38. Adnams Distribution Centre, Southwold Suffolk
  39. 39. Adnams Distribution Centre, Southwold Suffolk
  40. 40. Adnams Distribution Centre, Southwold Suffolk
  41. 41. Lime Technology Offices, Abingdon Oxfordshire
  42. 42. Coworth Park Spa, Ascot Berkshire
  43. 43. Coworth Park Spa, Ascot Berkshire
  44. 44. Coworth Park Spa, Ascot Berkshire
  45. 45. Coworth Park Spa, Ascot Berkshire
  46. 46. M & S Cheshire Oaks, South Wirral
  47. 47. The Roxburghe, Scottish Borders
  48. 48. EcoLife Resorts
  49. 49. Broadbottom Estate, St Helena
  50. 50. Broadbottom Estate, St Helena
  51. 51. Songjiang Project Shanghai
  52. 52. The Green Revolution – Cradle to Cradle

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