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UK Government and Climate Change

Recent UK government environment policy announcements have driven, not just a coach and horses, but a huge articulated lorry through any hope of reducing the UK’s carbon footprint. In a budget redolent of hubris George Osbourne has taken the “greenest

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Posted in Budget, Carbon Emissions, Climate Change, Comment, Ecology, Environment, News, Tory Party, Westminster

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

Reasons to be Cheerful

Elections on both sides of the Atlantic have dominated the news cycle over the last couple of days. Hilary Clinton, looking a bit like everybody’s favourite, folksy granny, launched her bid to be the democratic candidate for the presidency of

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Posted in Climate Change, Comment, Election Debate, Environment, Nuclear Disamament, Politics, Scotland, Sharing, UK Election, USA Election
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