A five point plan for economic revolution

By Mark Bretton | 14 August 2020

Among all the historic milestones we’ve witnessed recently, was a figure released in August showing that UK coal use is at its lowest level for 250 years. That puts us at 1769 levels, just before the Industrial Revolution ignited. Such profound changes are shaping the way we will live and work in the future.

Yet amid such milestones, we see amazing innovation, creativity and adaptability: planes that will fly us to New York in two hours; a LEGO robot automatically dispensing sanitiser to help lower infection rates; a start-up that’s built a virus killing cleaning robot; and ‘Starship’ robots delivering food in urban areas. Ingenuity and creativity drive us forward.

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