Monthly Archives: October 2015


As usual I watched the Channel 4 News this Friday evening. Amidst the nightly litany of political bickering and self aggrandisement there was utterly unadulterated horror.  On the borders of the richest continent in the world the people of the

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Posted in Comment, Europe, Greece, News, Politics, Rage, Refugees, UK

U-turn: Is that fair ?

Originally posted on INCOMESCO:
Hard-working people are against funding cuts (austerity) and even Keynesian economics believe that austerity is negative to economic growth. A huge number of people from different walk of life have been refusing budget cut as they…

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Posted in Austerity, Comment, Economics, News, Parliament, Politics

Just for a Giggle

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Posted in Fun, Humour, Sharing

Westminster “Makes No Sense”

From the © Carbon Brief It’s rare these days to see British newspapers from across the political spectrum united in agreement on any issue. Beyond their shared disgust at FIFA, that is. Yet this week they produced a chorus of

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Posted in Climate Change, Comment, Energy, News, Westminster

More from The Ferret

More news from The Ferret, how complicit is the UK in the murder of civilians in the Yemen? BY BILLY BRIGGS ON OCTOBER 6, 2015 © The Ferret The SNP has called for a UK government inquiry to ascertain if bombs made

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Posted in Comment, Fife, News, Scotland, Scottish Government, Sharing, SNP, The Ferret


More evidence of how little journalists really understand climate and atmospheric science. Carbon Brief looked at some of the reaction in the media to a paper published in the journal Environmental Science & Technology, concerning the natural emissions of a compound

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Posted in Carbon Emissions, Climate Change, Comment, News, Science

Carbon Brief Weekly

A week to remember as climate pledges pour in and “stranded assets” hit the headlines From Carbon Brief Weekly 2nd October 2015 Mixed news on climate change mitigation. It’s hard to think of another seven-day period when developments in climate policy have

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Posted in Carbon Emissions, Climate Change, Comment, COP 21

National Climate Plans

Climate plans by 140 nations mark progress, but not enough: experts Plans submitted by 140 nations to limit their greenhouse gases would go some way towards tackling climate change, but not enough to prevent the planet from warming by well

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Posted in Carbon Emissions, Climate Change, Comment, COP 21, News
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