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Parliament of Fools

From the Hansard records, first a discussion in Parliament yesterday at 3:24 pm, some excerpts: https://hansard.parliament.uk/Commons/2019-06-24/debates/966D70D4-A8F6-457D-8812-34C6EF20089C/EuropeanCouncil? * * * The Prime Minister: Earlier this month the UK became the first major economy in the world to commit to ending its contribution to global warming by 2050, and I am pleased that the regulations to amend … Continue reading

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Insectageddon – More or Less

The BBC radio programme More or Less often provides, in my view, a reasonably thoughtful counterpoint or qualifier to some of the BBC’s more uncritical and alarming science coverage. At the end of last month, one topic was the much-vaunted “Insect Armageddon” and the scary claim that insects are facing global extinction in 100 years’ … Continue reading

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Fossil-Foolish at the BBC

Overheard on the BBC News Channel’s “Beyond 100 Days” programme yesterday (h/t Pablo at Paul Homewood’s blog): *     *     * Christian Fraser: You know, yesterday I was on the south coast in Brighton, Katty, and I was looking out to sea at the wind turbines which were turning at quite a rate of knots yesterday … Continue reading