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587 weeks ago @ Hot Topic - Terry keeps his clips on · 1 reply · +1 points

The trouble is that the equally witless MSM will swallow the CSC bilge and regurgitate it without let or hinderance, raising the levels of FUD among the voters, causing the politicians to waver just when we need determined leadership.

591 weeks ago @ Hot Topic - No Rain in the Amazon · 4 replies · 0 points

"Kozloff acknowledges that there are problems with the Reducing Emissions From Deforestation and Forest Degradation progamme (REDD), not helped by the blocking by the US, Canada, Australia and New Zealand of moves to incorporate protections for indigenous peoples into the programme. "
Hang on, didn't we just sign some Declaration regarding Indigenous Rights? Do as we say, not as we do.

599 weeks ago @ Hot Topic - Talk in the town · 0 replies · +2 points

Sorry I missed the Twisted Hop gig Gareth, I got stuck at work until too late. Did make the City Council effort at the Theatre Royal last night (Tues). Very good, the powers-that-be are aware of looming problems, although I fear they are aiming too low. Taking the IPCC lower estimates when we are aware that they always opt for a conservative projection to avoid 'alarmist' accusations. It should be noted that the high tide limit on the Avon River is less than 500m from Cathedral Square.

599 weeks ago @ Hot Topic - Talk in the town · 0 replies · +1 points

Barry: I read the link at Quadrant and it seems to me that the cart is well ahead of the horse. Being distracted by fractions of a degree ignores the question of what is the blanket effect of the rising CO2 & other GHGs or the visible and well documented changes in the polar regions and elsewhere. We know how much surplus fossil carbon has been released, we know what effect that will have, we know the planet is being affected by something and there doesn't appear to be any other causes.
If it looks like a duck and quacks like a duck....