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Part 2 of the Climate Series The ‘tipping point’ is reached when climate runs away with itself because the temperature has moved above where it has historically been. No matter what action we then took – our climate would change all by itself hugely and fast.  It would be climate mayhem. Those negotiating at Copenhagen […]

Mike’s combined list of abilities and achievements are pretty rare – some say unequalled, but Mike would argue we are all different. Academically at the age of 10 he came top in the 11 plus exams in Middlesex with 100% in all papers. He gained scholarships to Harrow, Mill Hill and Christs Hospital; the latter […]

So what is a ‘Tipping Point’? The climate has varied considerably over historic time but in recent geological history (more than 1 million years) has always been between certain limits, and while in this range most climate situations have already existed.  When and if climate exceeds these boundaries then a whole new range of impacts […]

It is easy to be misunderstood on immigration and it is already clear the politicians are only trying to be ‘politically correct’ and win votes.  I have no such constraints – my approach is purely numeric and the approach nothing but academic.  If we get hung up on the fear of being considered prejudiced we […]

POLITICS Along with reading the Blogs and White Papers on this subject it is important that I declare my political views and any allegiances I have, which is easy. I have none at all, and will not have.  To be aligned with any political party is to remove my independence in this and other matters, […]

DEMOCRACY – WHAT DEMOCRACY? Could we first consider what the fundamentals of a Democracy are?  It is meant to be Government of the people by the people for the people. Our Members of Parliament should work for their constituents and vote as their constituents want. It also requires we all have an equal say.  One […]

DEMOCRACY – WHAT DEMOCRACY? The voting system currently in force means the Conservatives need to get 6% more of the vote than the Labour party to have the same number of MP’s.  Doesn’t seem to be very democratic does it?  So everybody is discussing what happens if nobody wins enough to form a government, which […]

DEMOCRACY – WHAT DEMOCRACY? I will suggest this first public debate demonstrated a lot, and many things the media don’t seem to be picking up on, but mostly how awful our political system is.  When these debates are finished we will look at how effectively they have informed us what each party will do against […]

This blog is not comparing makes of burners but compares the two primary types of wood burners – the normal one and the room sealed products.  Those who sell non room sealed will not normally make the distinction unless you ask. The Normal Wood Burner This type of stove simply burns the wood in a […]

DEMOCRACY – WHAT DEMOCRACY? We now have all the Manifestos launched and seemingly we are faced with confusion as there are already massive disagreements about whose figures are right. The Lib Dems and Conservatives both tell us the Labour party’s figures as published in their manifesto “don’t add up”, so presumably they both know how […]