Category Archives: Carbon and trees

MANIFESTO

Manifesto The World is in crisis and, although we’re told economies are “picking up”, everywhere the squeeze on living standards tightens. And still Government wants to spend vast sums of money on grandiose plans for new works (HS2) and wars … Continue reading

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A new Agenda?

“WAKE UP TO THE GATEKEEPERS” OK, OK, OK, this ain’t mine. Well, apart from the notes in the margins which I’ve cunningly put in square brackets. I’m sort of warehousing the piece, whilst I work out what to do with … 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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Climatologista?

Climate activists – probable worshippers at the purported “Church of Climatology” – speak of the One Truth of Rapidly Increasing Sea Levels and how the Imminent Climate Catastrophe will soon be with us (Well, it is “Imminent”, isn’t it!) and … Continue reading

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Poles – a part? First catch your worm.

Living on the coast as I do – fundamental instinct, I think – I often go for long walks along the sands and today I set off at lowest tide but in practical darkness, to watch sun rise and clear … Continue reading

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