Last night we had parent-teacher interviews at Daniel’s school (if any locals came trick or treating at this time this is why we didn’t answer the door then. We were … Continue reading Parent-teacher interviews, visiting relatives, and investing for retirement
Suppose there’s a planet called Dog’s Bollocks and the aliens on Dog’s Bollocks have been using something called pumpkin for all their energy needs. But pumpkin has several problems. One: it’s running out. There’s … Continue reading Pumpkin and the Dog’s Bollocks
I just got around to joining the superannuation program offered by my employer in the UK and so I thought I’d investigate fossil fuel divestment. After all, I don’t want … Continue reading Ethical investments?
There’s a new climate movie out called 2 Degrees which follows the failure of the UN climate negotiations while finding hope in the communities at the bottom (h/t HotTopic). You can watch … Continue reading 2 Degrees
I was speaking to some friends of mine recently about climate change (I know what you’re thinking, those poor souls). They understand and accept the science of climate change but … Continue reading Does climate change need a new agenda?
There’s something about what Bjorn Lomborg writes that makes me cross. He’s got an article on Project Syndicate in which he argues that environmental policy is hurting the world’s poor. … Continue reading Do climate change policies hurt the world’s poor?
Wottsupwiththatblog has very kindly let me write a guest post on his blog. I am reblogging it here in case any of my readers are interested. Myles Allen's proposal to … Continue reading Myles Allen’s proposal to bury the carbon problem
There was an article in the Daily Mail last week predicting a global warming apocalypse. Here’s the headline: Apocalypse Now: Unstoppable man-made climate change will become reality by the end … Continue reading Climate departure and Daily Mail hyperbole
There are expected to be 9 billion people on this planet by the year 2050. I may be one of them. Without sounding too much like a brainless beauty-pageant entrant, … Continue reading My plan for our planet