Sustainability – The Smart Way?

By Anna Hardisty, GLOBUS Correspondent Sustainability - the ‘smart’ way Humans have been obsessed with the idea of artificial intelligence for centuries. C3PO, J.A.R.V.I.S., the Matrix, Tin Man in The Wizard of Oz – these fictional computers and robots, among others, have featured heavily in some of the biggest films of the 20th and 21st... Continue Reading →

Saving Grace: Entrepreneurial Economics for Climate Action

How can we reconcile economic theory and market systems with the climate emergency? By Todd Olive, GLOBUS Editor-in-Chief In the first of this series, this correspondent outlines the forgotten, and fundamental, assumption that underlies conventional neoliberal economic theory, and the functioning of modern-day markets: that finite environmental assets underlie every transaction made on our planet.... Continue Reading →

Vertical farming: The Next Big Thing?

Vertical farming is being hailed as a solution to the planet’s growing food shortage problem. Today, our planet has around 7 billion inhabitants. By 2050, that number is predicted to grow to close to 10 billion people. One argument in favour of developing this technique is that there are currently around 700 million individuals who... Continue Reading →

TEDxWarwick: A Warm Light for All Mankind

On Saturday 3rd March, TEDxWarwick held their tenth annual conference: this year, themed ‘Dare to Defy’. GLOBUS’ correspondents were invited to cover the event. This piece will comprise the first in a series commenting on the various presentations made by the conference’s prestigious speakers. We begin by considering the case for nuclear fusion as presented by... Continue Reading →

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