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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Nature is not a thing made by God but God’s body

All the lovely  hings of nature are not objects manufactured by God as Paley thought but God’s body, as inseparable from h(i)r as a person is inseparable from their body.  The body is not a thing we have but...

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Fixing the roof while the sun shines

The crash of 2008 was indeed caused by the banks but it was an expression of a much deeper malaise, an economy which is not founded on money as a veil, as Adam Smith called it, of which the...

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