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Burning Issue

Three months ago, Chris Grayling the Transport Secretary published his much-heralded Road to Zero strategy for transport in the UK after pledging to ban fossil fuelled cars by 2040. It wasn’t much but it gave perhaps just a glimmer of

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Posted in Carbon Emissions, Climate Change, Comment, Environment, News, Parliament, Politics, Rage, Tories, UK, Westminster

Channel 4 News

I am not often a great fan of Twitter, however, this from Channel 4 New’s John Snow just about sums up the appalling state of democracy in the UK. Listen and weep.   

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Posted in Comment, Democracy, Journalism, News, Politics, Sharing, Tory Party, UK

Carbon Brief Fact Check!

Nothing much more to be said: Fact Check At Carbon Brief More climate change more wildfires.      

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Posted in Climate Change, Comment, News, USA, Wild Fires

Edinburgh Fringe

Propeller The Edinburgh Fringe; huge unwieldy concoction of the good the bad and the downright disgraceful. Well the usual mix that is. However, my first show this year that really hit the mark was Propeller at the Pleasance. So you

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Posted in Comment, Edinburgh Fringe, Fife, Reviews, SDNT, Theatre

Fact Checking

In this era of post truth politics, today is International Fact Checking Day, you can read more about this here. Also the Ferret, Scotland’s award winning platform for investigative journalism has published its annual summary of facts checked. It is

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Posted in Comment, Democracy, Journalism, News, Politics, Post Truth

Not waving but drowning?

Came across this in Science Advances; it’s a bit heavy going but worth the read. http://advances.sciencemag.org/content/3/11/e1700537 the Abstract follows. Abstract There is a general consensus among Earth scientists that melting of land ice greatly contributes to sea-level rise (SLR) and

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Posted in Climate Change, Science

Climate Change and Health Report

Feel the heat, Lancet report on climate change and health.  This is a major piece of work and it is very scary! It covers everything from the spread of disease, for example dengue fever, to weather related disasters and the impact

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Posted in Climate Change, Health, Research, Sharing, Weather
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