Saturday, Apr 24, 2021
Focus on the big picture
Will zero emissions aviation ever take off? | Rethink Sustainability
FT, 22 Apr 2021
Aviation must find an alternative to fossil fuels if countries are to hit ambitious net zero targets by 2050.
China, Russia and the new space race
FT, 21 Apr 2021
China and Russia have signed a deal to build a Moon base together as they seek to rival the US in orbit, on the Moon and beyond.
How to make money in the music business Film
FT, 14 Apr 2021
How do you make money in the music industry? Streaming platforms like Spotify now dominate.
What does ESG-friendly really mean? I FT
FT, 12 Apr 2021
Environmental, social, and corporate governance-focused indices advanced 40 per cent in 2019-20.
Covid-19: how London's West End will bounce back I FT
FT, 12 Apr 2021
FT property reporter George Hammond looks at how the tourism
Chemical recycling: the end of plastic waste? | Rethink Sustainability
FT, 08 Apr 2021
The world is choking on plastic waste. Less than nine percent of it is recycled, but an emerging industry promises to change all that.
How Covid has strained the world's ports I FT
FT, 07 Apr 2021
The FT's Trade Secrets editor Claire Jones says few places of business have faced the pressures of the pandemic quite as much as the world's ports.
Kazuo Ishiguro: ‘When AI is writing our constitutions we should worry’ I FT
FT, 06 Apr 2021
Two Nobel laureates, novelist Kazuo Ishiguro and molecular biologist and author Venki Ramakrishnan, imagine what a new humanity might look like with FT science editor Clive Cookson at the FT Weekend Spring Festival 2021.
Fareed Zakaria: ‘There is room for the US and China to co-exist' I FT
FT, 05 Apr 2021
Commentator and journalist Fareed Zakaria and the FT’s US national editor Edward Luce talk about President Joe Biden’s America, foreign policy and how relations with China might develop at the FT Weekend Spring Festival 2021.
Yuval Noah Harari: ‘Pandemics are no longer natural disasters, they're political failures’ I FT
FT, 04 Apr 2021
Historian and philosopher Yuval Noah Harari talks about nationalism versus global leadership - and the perils of a perpetual surveillance state, with FT Weekend editor Alec Russell at the FT Weekend Spring Festival 2021.
Bonnie Greer: ‘Americans have no idea about royalty’ I FT
FT, 03 Apr 2021
Historian Simon Schama and playwright and author Bonnie Greer discuss Meghan, Harry, The Firm and the Fourth Estate with How to Spend It editor Jo Ellison at the FT Weekend Spring Festival 2021.
Greta Thunberg: 'treat the climate crisis like a real crisis'
FT, 02 Apr 2021
The environmental activist talks to the FT's Leslie Hook about her future beyond climate strikes; her neutrality towards business and politics; and her frustration with climate conferences.
Özlem Türeci: ‘Inspiring people is part of the job’ I FT
FT, 01 Apr 2021
Özlem Türeci and Uğur Şahin, the husband-and-wife team behind the BioNTech/Pfizer vaccine, tell FT science editor Clive Cookson about their achievements, at the FT Weekend Spring Festival 2021.
How China uses trade as a weapon I FT
FT, 31 Mar 2021
Beijing's aggressive attitude towards Australia shows how China uses trade and investment as tools to punish countries who challenge it.
EU vaccine rollout: 5 takeaways
FT, 27 Mar 2021
The FT's EU diplomatic correspondent Michael Peel explains why the bloc's vaccine rollout programme has been rocky and what impact of the rise of vaccine nationalism will have.
Better batteries: the hunt for an energy storage solution | Rethink Sustainability
FT, 26 Mar 2021
If renewable energy is going to provide a steady source of energy to power grids, we need to find ways of storing it.
US shifts policy but the Yemen war is not over I FT
FT, 26 Mar 2021
FT's Katrina Manson discusses Joe Biden’s plan to end the war in Yemen with former US ambassador Gerald Feierstein and the IRC’s Amanda Catanzano.
GameStop short squeeze: how Reddit traders took on Wall Street I FT Film
FT, 25 Mar 2021
An army of retail investors gathered on Reddit’s WallStreetBets forum to take on short-selling hedge funds and send shares in video game retailer GameStop, and several other 'meme stocks' on a rollercoaster ride.
Robin Lane Fox: all the joys of spring gardening I FT
FT, 20 Mar 2021
The FT's veteran gardening columnist shares his seasonal favourites from the gardens at New College, Oxford.
Joe Biden's Covid-19 vaccine programme speeds ahead | DC Diary
FT, 19 Mar 2021
The US has administered more vaccine doses than any other country, just months after President Joe Biden took office.