Lets eat Chicken

I don’t normally branch out to commenting on the environment nor environmental management, but i am today.

I’d like to provide some startling facts on the emissions generated by various types of proteins in our diet.

and WHAT YOU CAN DO personally to reduce both carbon and other greenhouse gases. This is taken from a very thorough report on food and emissions and although the figures are US based there are a reasonable proxy for local production and transport.… Read more

How prepared are you for the impending crash?

So for the start of 2015, a theme that I will be exploring is how to prepare your business for the impending crash.

Whether its later this year or the middle of next, despitre what Governments do to try to postpone the impending crash, one will inevitably come.

It may be just a minor inconvenience for a few months as stock markets fall and cash becomes tight; or it may be a full blown recession worse even than 2008-9.… Read more

Oil Price jitters- is it up or is it down

Oil prices continued their rally this week, after an 8% surge on Friday 30 January.

As some traders try to identify the bottom in oil prices, Morgan Stanley warns that “small crude oil rallies can occur, but are likely limited and unsustainable.”

Data from Baker Hughes last week showed that US oil rigs posted a weekly decline that was the most since the drilling company started collecting the data.… Read more

China extends corruption investigations

China’s President Xi Jinping has announced that his national anti-corruption campaign will now extend beyond individuals and begin investigating state firms.

This directive, says state media organization Xinhua News, is a new priority in 2015. President Xi announced this change through a party communique on Wednesday, after the 5th plenary session of the Communist Party of China’s (CPC) Central Commission for Discipline Inspection (CCDI).… Read more