Israel one step closer to the International Criminal Court…

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A very interesting week in world politics, with two massive events taking place: the UN voted to recognise Palestine as a ‘non-member observer state’, while the the UN Climate Change Conference in Doha concluded. Both of these events deserve their … Continue reading

Getting rid of fossil fuels…

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As news of weather stations reading beyond the 400 parts per million of Carbon Dioxide comes in, I ask when and how will we be able to leave fossil fuels behind and therefore be able to avoid runaway global climate … Continue reading

9,000 years ago, the Earth began…?

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I don’t normally insert the web link AND the pdf print of the article, but this one has to be recorded for posterity… http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2012/oct/06/republican-congressman-paul-broun-evolution-video Paul Broun dismisses evolution and other theories My god. I’m not even sure where to start … Continue reading

Bolton – Man City – Man United…

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Bolton, Man City, and Man United. Very different teams with different league positions. The week started very badly, with a pathetic 3-1 loss to Bolton – one of the worst performances since Kenny took over again. His interviews provided some … Continue reading

Brussels & Durban – the focus of the world…

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It’s strange that two of the seemingly most important issues facing humans right now are being fought over/discussed/determined at the very same time. The on-going discussions during the Brussels Euro talks have been┬átaking place during the Climate talks in Durban, … Continue reading

Incineration considerations…

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The Gloucester incinerator (AKA: energy from waste facility). Well, my heart says ‘no’ but my head says ‘maybe’. It’s useful sometimes to analyse each part of the argument, rather than focussing on any single area. I’m reading the Complete Works … Continue reading

Waste incinerator issues…

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Some interesting but scary quotes from: ‘The Health Effects of Waste Incinerators – 4th Report of the British Society for Ecological Medicine (Second Edition June 2008)’ IncineratorReport_v3[1] ‘Incineration has been reported to be more expensive than alternative waste strategies even … Continue reading