Eat less meat

from The Guardian When it comes to farm animal numbers, the statistics are frightening. The world’s average stock of chickens is almost 20bn, or three per person. Cattle are the next most populous breed of farm animal at 1.4bn, with...

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Go whistle

I'm feeling increasingly desperate about Brexit. Already our economy is in dire straits and every competent economic authority in the world is telling us that after Brexit it will be far worse. Their warnings are only met not with...

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The soft and amiable virtue of humanity

It is often the case that the disciples of a great master not only falsify his teachings but in his name practise the very opposite of what he taught.  The outstanding example of course is Jesus Christ, but another...

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The seven megatrends that can beat global warming: there is hope

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/nov/08/seven-megatrends-that-could-beat-global-warming-climate-change?CMP=share_btn_link

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Let’s do it

Back cover for my new book Our Terrible/Wonderful Future Recent papers in Nature argued that, even with Paris, we only have a 5% chance of keeping temperature increase under 2 degrees.  The scientists say we need to do far more. The world...

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Only if we awake from our apathy

Back cover of my new book 'Our Terrible/Wonderful Future'   Recent papers in Nature have argued that under the Paris agreement, even if the politicians keep their promises – and how often do they do that? - we only have a...

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Do something about it

A recent paper in Nature puts our current chances of keeping global heating to less than 1.5C at just 1%, and less than 2C at only 5%. Have you seen the totally horrific warnings the scientists are giving us,...

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Thank you Mrs May for those kind words

On behalf of the 8 million people in Britain who have been driven into debt and the thousands who have lost their homes and all those people on zero contracts and the disabled people who have had their benefits...

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