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Thursday, 16 March 2017 - 11:07am
Staff Writer
The post Do robots deserve rights? What if machines become conscious? appeared first on Circulate .Read more
Wednesday, 15 March 2017 - 6:04pm
Colin Webster
How well do you know the circular economy? It’s not a new idea, but a term that has gone from relative obscurity only five years ago, to something which any serious CEO now has on their radar. Understanding the concept is one thing; implementing a framework which requires whole systems change is... Read more
Wednesday, 15 March 2017 - 3:25pm
Seb Egerton-Read
The World Economic has cited “ a global water crisis ” as the biggest threat facing humanity during the next century. Meanwhile, global water demand is projected to increase by at least 2% annually over the next few decades, which is only likely to exacerbate current challenges. In that context,... Read more
Wednesday, 15 March 2017 - 3:19pm
Nick Jeffries
B efore the invention of the train and refrigeration, drovers would walk their cattle from as far as Scotland to provide beef for the hungry citizens of London. On this long journey, an animal could lose as much as 100 pounds in weight, so would need to be fattened up before being sold at the... Read more
Wednesday, 15 March 2017 - 11:15am
Staff Writer
The post In the future, we’ll all wear spider silk appeared first on Circulate .Read more
Wednesday, 15 March 2017 - 12:05am
Seb Egerton-Read
Sharing economy firms like Uber and Airbnb may be leveraging their access to information, gained by facilitating trusted transactions between strangers on a digital platform, to disadvantage their participants and avoid regulation according to a new research paper co-published by a law professor... Read more
Tuesday, 14 March 2017 - 12:30pm
Staff Writer
The post Renault opens an Innovation Lab in Paris devoted to the future of mobility appeared first on Circulate .Read more
Monday, 13 March 2017 - 10:59am
Joe Iles
T here’s a growing belief that cities are taking the place of nations as the dominant economic and political entities of our times. As well as being concentrators of money, knowledge, skills and services, their sheer scale can be mindblowing. Some megacities or ‘urban archipelagos’ can accommodate... Read more
Friday, 10 March 2017 - 12:50pm
Seb Egerton-Read
We can’t cover all of the interesting circular economy related story every week, so we offer Circulate on Fridays as a weekend check in on the lay of the land! This week, we invite you to listen to a podcast on whether we’re seeing the ‘end of ownership’, explore leather made from mushrooms, the... Read more
Friday, 10 March 2017 - 12:28pm
Seb Egerton-Read
Businesses around the world have started to implement circular economy models and pilots in response to the positive economic opportunities highlighted in numerous pieces of research. As more and more organisations begin to explore to implement changes to their practices, it creates a further need... Read more

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