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The view from abroad

This article in a Swiss newspaper today is so ruthlessly clear-sighted in its assessment of just how screwed we are. Much thanks to Duncan Tudor THE LAUGHING STOCK OF EUROPE [Translation by Paula Kirby] If it weren’t so serious, the situation

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Posted in Brexit, Comment, Journalism, Politics, Tories, Westminster

Fact Check

No matter what you think of Brexit we deserve at least to be told the truth. Try this for size https://theferret.scot/brexit-eu-deal-britain/  

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Posted in Brexit, Comment, Journalism, News, Politics, Tory Party, UK, Westminster

Shrinking Glaciers

Here’s some very scary stuff from Carbon Brief and the Independent US Glacier National Park down to its last 26 glaciers after losing 124 in a century Glacier National Park in Montana is losing the ice that gave its name, a

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Posted in Carbon Emissions, Climate Change, Comment, COP 21, Ecology, Environment, News, Science, USA

HIGNFY

Have I Got News For You still hits the button now and again even after all these years. https://www.facebook.com/HaveIGotNewsForYou/ © Timeline Photos

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Posted in Comment, HIGNFY, Humour, News, Sharing

Review 3

A five star review for Carillion 10 Days from Robert. Thanks very much http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/34064227-carillion  

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Posted in Books, Carillion, Comment, Fiction, News, Stories

Climate change: The potential impacts of collective inaction – Redress Information & Analysis

Graham Peebles explains the likely alarming outcome for life on earth even if the targets of the Paris climate change conference, which aimed to limit the increase in global average temperature to … Source: Climate change: The potential impacts of

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Posted in Carbon Emissions, Climate Change, Comment, Energy, Environment, News, Renewable Energy, Research, Science

BBC

There is life in the old dear yet! On Thursday night Newsnight,the Beeb’s flagship current affairs programme ended the programme with an item on Tory MP Andrew Rosindell. He had tabled an early day motion in Parliament calling for the

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Posted in Comment, Democracy, Humour, News, Politics, Tory Party, Westminster
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