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Fracking: Learning lessons from Cuadrilla

Michael Bradshaw
Professor of Global Energy at Warwick Business School

The government and the onshore oil and gas industry need to learn from Cuadrilla’s setback. The environmentalists and local residents in Fylde...

Embedding innovation

Ian Walker, Technical Director, WRc

Ian Walker
Technical Director at WRc

Change and innovation are notoriously difficult to implement, so water, waste and utilities industry innovation centre WRc asked participants at...

What will five years of Conservative government control mean for the energy sector and a low carbon economy?

Simon Colvin
Partner and national of envirnonment team at Weightmans LLP

The Conservative party manifesto ...

Marie Roberts on the May 2015 edition of Water & Sewerage Journal

Marie Roberts
Editor at Water & Sewerage Journal

Welcome to the May 2015 edition of Water & Sewerage Journal. The title of this introduction reflects a dominant theme in some of the major...

A challenge to the EC's view on plastics recycling

Kristian Dales
Sales and Marketing Director at FCC Environment

Following the argument from Helmut Maurer of the European Commission’s waste and recycling division that energy recovery should be a...

Technology will make our cities smarter, but without the human touch we won’t want to live in them

Johan Widheden
Senior Sustainability Expert at AkzoNobel

Almost four billion people currently live in the world’s cities. That number is expected to jump by 2.5 billion by 2050, with 90% of the growth...

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