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The Trans-Pacific Pollution Problem

 
24th January 2014    |     Peter Rolton: Chairman, Rolton Group

China has been an exportation hub for many years, supplying the rest of the globe with innumerable products on an ever-increasing scale. Unfortunately, it appears that an unwelcome additional extra has started to make its way around the world alongside these items: we’re now also importing its pollution.

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The Trans-Pacific Pollution Problem

Rolton Group

 
24th January 2014    |     Peter Rolton

China has been an exportation hub for many years, supplying the rest of the globe with innumerable products on an ever-increasing scale. Unfortunately, it appears that an unwelcome additional extra has started to make its way around the world alongside these items: we’re now also importing its pollution.

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The Darkening Skyline of "Greyjing"

Rolton Group

 
29th January 2013    |     Peter Rolton

One of the world’s busiest cities brought to a standstill. Flights grounded. Schools deserted. Half-completed construction work abandoned. Shelves empty of the protective masks that were plentifully stocked only days ago…

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Wind: Cuts and Compromise or Clear Direction?

Rolton Group

 
26th July 2012    |     Tom Warwick

This morning, the DECC announced the results of the latest alteration to UK renewable energy subsidies. The Government’s Renewable Obligation Certificate (ROC) banding review was due before parliament’s summer break; however a clear divide within the coalition meant that the final announcement was delayed until today.

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First Steps: Acknowledging the Problems We Face

Rolton Group

 
15th December 2011    |     Peter Rolton

One of the tenets of personal development is that people can not change what they don’t acknowledge. On that basis we’ve seen heartening news in the last week that public attitudes to climate change may be growing more realistic.

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