#166 Ed Conway - Writing Material World, Making It In Media, And How The Energy Transition Will Play Out
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Ed Conway is the Economics Editor of Sky News, and the author of Material World. He is a former correspondent for the Daily Mail newspaper and the Economics Editor of The Daily Telegraph and the Sunday Telegraph newspapers. Ed has a wealth of knowledge and it was a big privilege to interview him. Hope you like the episode and check out his latest book Material World.
00:00 - Why Ed became a journalist
04:14 - The difference in higher education between US and UK
08:05 - What Ed Conway works with, and which topics have left a big impression on him
16:40 - How to get the right balance in media
17:56 - Ed's published books, and how to succeed with your first
23:00 - Is the idea or execution the most important part?
26:30 - Writing the book Material World
34:20 - Why Salt is an underrated material
40:33 - Who runs the Material World?
48:50 - How do we get to Net Zero, and what can we learn from China?
58:30 - Ed Conway's best advice for writers, content creators and journalists
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