New Statesman

appeared 7 June 2017

One of Theresa May’s first actions as Prime Minister was to get rid of the department responsible for tackling climate change and put in charge of environmental policy Andrea Leadsom, a minister who up until very recently didn’t believe climate change was happening.


Harvard Business Review

appeared 6 June 2017

Will President Trump’s decision to walk out from the Paris climate accord mean that U.S. greenhouse gas emissions will increase? It depends, in part, on what states and cities do next. Several blue-state governors have already announced their commitment to emissions reduction, while red states are considerably less likely to prioritize climate action.



appeared 31 May 2017

The high-street coffee shop has long been used as a measure of urban gentrification. But are all coffee shops the same? Not so, claimed the London edition of Time Out in 2014. In fact, it said, there are eight types in London just in the independent sector, away from the global mega-chains. These separate species of capital brew house could be distinguished by the presence of table service, for instance, and whether the barista could remember your name and favourite order.



appeared 30 May 2017

I spoke to Michael Bloomberg, founder of Bloomberg LP and author of the new book Climate of Hope: How Cities, Businesses, and Citizens Can Save the Planet, about why he cares so much about climate change, the role companies have in protecting our planet, how he overcame a career challenge and his best piece of career advice.