I discussed the cost of human-induced climate change with Dr Rucha Karkarey, a coral reef ecologist and marine conservation biologist from India. She has been studying how habitat loss from climate change impacts the diversity and functioning of coral reef fishes. Her work has been based in the lesser known Lakshadweep archipelago in India, which […]
Welcome to The Cost of Everything Podcast
Hello, and welcome to the new blog which accompanies the brand new Podcast. My name is Amritpal, host and founder of The Cost of Everything, and I’m really looking forward to sharing this journey with you. “Cecil Graham: What is a cynic? Lord Darlington: A man who knows the price of everything, and the value […]
Let;s talk about the cost of Valentine’s day. Do you know where your flowers have come from? Pablo Escobar does! Is it really worth celebrating? Hint, if you want to avoid Valentine’s day completely, you can head to Brazil where it doesn’t exist!
It Costs Peanuts!
“Paid peanuts” means you get very little. “If you pay peanuts, you only get monkeys” means if you don’t pay much you don’t get quality. That’s not true of peanut butter, which is more valuable than you might think.
The Marble Arch Hill, a temporary tourist attraction divided opinion, tripled in cost, and resulted in heads rolling.
Why are green bridges an important part of building back better?
Could this council have done anything about the cost of the project before it doubled?
Machine learning and AI are being applied everywhere. Why not use it to work out how much it costs to make bespoke furniture?
More data won’t get you to a more accurate model. A conversation with Doug T Hicks about the difference between cost and price, understanding your negotiating position, and the importance of the cost model.
Fast fashion is becoming less fashionable. You need to know about the Sharing Economy.
Did you know the UK set a target for all new homes built to be zero carbon by 2016? Let’s talk about net zero carbon houses.
In March 2020, Whitney Council (Oxfordshire) and Earthwatch UK planted the first Tiny Forest in Britain. But how much did it cost?