Monthly Archives: February 2013

Your pants are on fire.

I do still from time to time meet up with Newsnight. I actually like Paxman’s contorted countenance as he grasps with the latest implausible interpretations initiated by some cataclysmically corrupt contributor to the daily dissection of the densest, deepest and … Continue reading

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Green Illusions – Ozzie and the truth that no-one dared speak.

This is a book review, which is not my usual target. And a book titled “Green Illusions”, well, that could be red rag to my bull. I’ve been there before – there was the godawful Mark Lynas so recently, the … Continue reading

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Ten Years After

Was once a heavy metal prog rock band but here it’s a lament to military interventions and yet another milestone. All that time since American President Bush launched “Operation Shock and Awe” as a macabre display to be shown as-it-happened … Continue reading

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How do you price the tonne of carbon that, once burned, tips the balance and triggers catastrophic, irreversible global warming?

[I wrote this a couple of years ago for The Ecologist. They didn’t use it but, hey, I still like it. It was a valid question and emphasises the position of inevitable no return we seem to be sailing through … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Biomedical ecology and other sciences:
The headline shouted: GMO:  Food? “Our immune system looks at that [modified] gene sequence that is supposed to be food and says “I’ve never seen that sequence ever, it does not exist…

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