Future of Energy Industry

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Energy industry trends by Futurist conference keynote speaker Patrick Dixon. Oil, gas, coal, biofuels, geothermal, wind, wave, solar power generation. Energy prices, oil price forecasts and renewable energy growth. Green technology, energy savings, subsidies, regulations. Pollution and environment. Global warming, CO2 emissions, climate change, carbon trading, carbon capture and carbon taxes. Energy companies and power generation for rural areas, cities, nations. Smart grids, peak oil and energy capacity. Energy conservation, energy saving, air conditioning and heating systems. Future of real estate construction and improving energy efficiency. Oil companies, shipping, logistics, distribution. Sustainagility book on sustainable business and sustainability issues.

Lecture 18: Ethics air freight of food and flowers and carbon offsetting

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        httpwww.globalchange.comEthics of air freight of food and flowers -- and carbon offsetting. Ethics of air freight of food and flowers -- and carbon offsetting. Ethics of air freight of flowers, food and other perishable products. Air miles in food transportation. Kenya daffodils flying to Europe. Ethical global trade. Consumer groups, activist groups, fare trade and global justice for poor farmers. Carbon footprint from global food transport using aviation planes air freight. Reducing carbon emissions in food production and distribution. Campaign for local sourcing of fruit, vegetables, meat. Shipping efficiencies and low costs. Competitive advantage of factories close to sea ports. Using empty containers. China waste processing from EU. Shipping efficiencies in globalised trade of products. Growth of container freight and container ports. Logistics planning. Carbon offsets of all freight, logistics and distribution costs. Why offsetting works. KLM and Air France carbon offset for growth in air traffic. Carbon offsetting by Eurostar. Carbon offsetting by courier companies. How carbon offsetting works. Business management video by keynote conference speaker Dr Patrick Dixon, Futurist and author of 12 books on global trends including Futurewise and Building a Better Business. Sustainability -- global warming. Huge pressures on every business to change and global warming greatest new business opportunities for 20 years. $40 trillion of new business and why business will provide the answers to global warming. Business be at heart of global warming action. Logistics, distribution, transport energy savings and global warming. Petrochemical industry example of logistics and transportation inefficiencies. Urgent need for product exchanges to save cost and carbon emissions. Save 100 million km a year of truck driving in EU each year. Future of logistics and supply chain management. Future of national post offices and postal service monopolies. DHL, Fedex and UPS global competition for just-in-time courier services. Growth of air freight, alternative delivery services. Deregulation of delivery services. Distribution and supplies of components, raw materials and finished products. Package and parcel RFID tracking technologies and RFID controversy. Road, rail, air and shipping comparative costs. Inflation and outsourcing. Overnight delivery and same day delivery services -- growing demand. Pharmacies and garages lead way. Integration of EPOS data. Planning security of supplies and risk management. Online tracking and tracing of products. Integration into global supply chain, suppliers, manufacturers, wholesalers, warehouses, retail. How technology reduce costs in distribution. Last mile. Home delivery, office and factory delivery. global warming, climate change, co2, carbon footprint, food, flowers, air transport, aviation, planes, offset, energy saving, fuel, Logistics, supply chain, management, wholesale, retail, transportation, distribution, supplies, freight, courier, tracking, dhl, deutsche post, fedex, ups, manufacturing, post offices, monopoly, integration, software, data

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