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Bet you didn’t know this about the Iron Lady

March 16, 2012


This week I went to a great talk by Prof Jonathan Boston on the politics of global climate change. Here are some of the slides. I have to confess that his last slide was a surprise to me. While American right-wing denials fill our media we have failed to notice that almost every other conservative […]

So long Pete

October 6, 2011


(part two). Our local MP (and neighbour) Pete Hodgson is retiring from politics. Here’s some of his valedictory: Valedictories are supposed to be about the past, but my head lives mostly in the future. So let me give one portfolio, climate change, a bit more attention, because the world’s response has barely begun. There are […]