Monthly Archives: June 2015

Desperate for a “Pause”

Originally posted on Open Mind:
When it comes to temperature at Earth’s surface, with 2014 the hottest year on record and 2015 on pace to exceed even that, things are getting hot for those who deny that global warming is…

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Mostly Water

Whisky may be the water of life, but plain old H2O has a huge part to play in our world today. I submit 2 articles on the subject that are very much worth reading. 1) by James Fergusson, I had the pleasure

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Posted in Andrew Raven Trust, Climate Change, Comment, Ecology, Economics, News, Water

We Live in a Beautiful Place

With many thanks to my former colleagues I had a Loch Lomond Sea Planes trip around parts of Western Scotland. Despite the cloud resting on the hill tops and the passing showers, I hope these few pictures show just how

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Posted in Fun, Photographs, Reviews, Scotland, Sharing, Water

Climate Change Encyclical

Pope Francis issued today an “Encyclical” on Climate Change. This much leaked document talks of the moral challenge to those who would deny climate change. The Pope said at his weekly general audience on Wednesday, “This home of ours is

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Posted in Climate Change, Comment, Encyclical, Environment, News, Politics, Pope, USA, USA Election

Andrew Raven Trust

I don’t often post about what I have been doing, however on this occasion I will make an exception. I was invited to speak at a residential weekend held at Ardtornish House on the Morven Peninsula. This is a part

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Posted in Andrew Raven Trust, Comment, Ecology, Photographs, Poetry, Scotland, Sharing, Water

Philanthropy must be above of fashionable charity and tax exemption

Originally posted on INCOMESCO:
Due to increasing inequality, something needs to be done urgently. I have written a research post on philanthropy whether it can be a tool to reduce inequality or not and how. Here is excerpt: Philanthropy is now…

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Jon Stewart

Great 7 minutes from Jon Stewart, he will be missed.

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Posted in Comment, Fun, Labour Party, Parliament, UK Election
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