Category Archives: Green politics


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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Monsanto confronts devilish public image problem “By JENNY HOPKINSON”

  Found on a US website called Politico is this sychophantic drivel. So I “wrote in the margins” and it made me feel better and now I’ll put it here for much the same reason. “Monsanto is the agriculture world’s … 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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“Warm Heart Malawi” – part of Monsanitising the planet by stealth?

In the “i” today a letter which caught my eye: “GM crops help poor farmers “Our experience as a charity working in Malawi has led me to question the simplistic anti-GM stance common in the rich west, “Malawi is the … 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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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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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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