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I hugely respect James so read the interview with great interest, but I don’t totally agree with everything. So first the things I completely agree with but please see http://tranquilityhouses.org.uk/wordpress/2010/05/james-lovelock-white-paper-on-his-guardian-interview/for my full response: I published some time ago that the computer models don’t and cannot work, much as I respect the academics involved.  Our climate […]

James Lovelock White Paper Considered thoughts on the James Lovelock Guardian Interview The UEA e-mails: I have also not read them as I know they have been selected from probably 10,000 e-mails, and if just these few could be found to create some mayhem then I reckon that is amazing.  The independent review has also […]

During an election surely we expect the most important issues to be discussed and that the parties explain where they stand on these. How have they done? Let me list what I am very certain are the biggest issues facing the UK as we face this election: Climate Change – there may be some differing […]

How the politicians have turned to negative campaigning

David Cameron has said today he would require any Prime Minister who was ‘unelected’ to face a General Election within 6 months of taking over.  He is of course referring to the fact that Gordon Brown was an ‘unelected’ Prime Minister.  But I thought we had a Prime Minister not a President. Much as I […]

There is now an argument between the parties about CCTV cameras.  Whatever next!  And along with the cameras they are arguing about ‘Broken Britain’. The trouble is that all the parties operate in a strange world where they constantly compare recent figures using only those (often incorrect anyway) that support their cause.  It is almost […]

You may have noticed quite opposing opinions about how Britain’s debt is to be dealt with.  Both  the politicians and economists and struggling, some arguing we should start to reduce the increase in the debt now and some arguing we should do it later when the recovery is well under way.  So why is this […]

Just how overpopulated are we? – At our current rates of consumption the UK’s sustainable population simply based on land is just 21.8M, but when we take other factors into account it is even lower. We are at least 3 times overpopulated already – - – -

Of course the comparison here will be with a true democracy, not with what we have, but what would Proportional Representation mean to us now? Our ‘democracy’ allows each of us to vote for the person to represent us in Parliament, and while this person may be a member of a Political Party they can […]

The First of a Series on Climate Change Part 1 There is so much discussion on this subject, and so much of it is contradictory, that it is easy to feel overwhelmed – but hopefully not here. To get the answer wrong would be dreadful. If it is happening and we do nothing – disaster. […]