Greta Thunberg And The Climate Change Debate

Reading Time: 4 minutes On October 10 an interesting podcast was published on UncommonGroundMedia, analysing, “the validity of the criticisms by people who acknowledge climate change as a problem, and environmental activism as desirable, but are nevertheless vehemently critical of Greta on various grounds, including her youth, her white identity, and the perception of her as a puppet.” On […]

A Big Mac, French Fries And A Coke. Anything Else, Minister?

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Reading Time: 3 minutes It is sad really, when ministers who run out of ideas are being persecuted for something else by the country they are trying to govern. It is as if we all have suddenly had an attack of divine morality concerning the fact that they are otherwise engaged. The latest victim of the democratic inquisition into […]

If Climate Change Doesn’t Kill Us, Selfishness Will

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Reading Time: 5 minutes Having had an umptienth encounter with human selfishness, a recurring question haunts my mind. Namely, why are people so selfish and inconsiderate towards others? It’s a rhetorical question in a way because I already know the answer and, if I think carefully about it, I am part of the question. But the more I think […]

“I Accuse…” – Questioning Our Parliaments On Climate Change

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Reading Time: 5 minutes In September 2018, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) produced a concise document explaining to all governments the necessary measures to combat climate change – assuming, of course, that the governments do believe in climate change.     I don’t know whether I was more impressed by the sheer brilliance of Montagne’s rant than […]

Climate Change: Run Rabbit, Run – Run From The Sun

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Reading Time: 5 minutes Yes, I know. Before you start accusing me of going all “ecological”, I am aware that the last “dreadful” summer we had, was back in 1976. Since those golden days, we have had widespread floods in Europe, a tornado in London’s Kensal Green, an erupting volcano in Iceland, earthquakes in Italy, no white Christmas for […]