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Subterranean Referendum Blues

We should all cry over the conduct of Britain’s EU Referendum debate. It is a picture of the nation at its very worst;

Britain’s EU referendum: ‘High Noon’ for Hypocrisy

At some point we will see through the facade of propaganda and hype surrounding the EU referendum.

Vanity on the buses: an open letter to Corbyn’s critics.

Much has been written about the role played by Oxbridge students as strike-breakers during the 1926 General Strike.

The Next Financial Crisis: preparing a Labour response

The biggest problem with all the New Labour whinging that surrounds Jeremy Corbyn and John McDonnell…

Après Paris

Jeremy Corbyn’s Paris’ meeting with Naomi Klein is the closest the Climate Summit will come to the Storming…

Syria: The Devil’s Delusion

Claims that the world can bomb its way towards a sustainable peace are a perilous delusion.

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Alan's Eco House

Turning a derelict lace hall into an eco home in the middle of Nottingham had some important reasons. It was always how I wanted to live. It was something I had bleated on about for years but not got round to doing...

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Transformation Moment

My pamphlet 'Transformation Moment' is intended to support the case for a radical shift in energy thinking; as much about democracy as technology, and about 'systems' rather than just supply.

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I visited one of the hardest hit care homes in Peterborough. 7/18 residents died in two weeks. The only place I have visited that took every single precaution perfectly to no avail. They had no help & no guidance. They were distraught. It is appalling to blame them.

Hydrogen is only as clean as the energy used to produce it

‘Blue’ hydrogen relies on fossil gas, which isn’t clean
‘Green’ hydrogen is made from clean renewable electricity

https://t.co/TR3P6MpTZe

Hydrogen is only as clean as the energy used to produce it 

‘Blue’ hydrogen relies on fossil gas, which isn’t clean
‘Green’ hydrogen is made from clean renewable electricity

https://t.co/TR3P6MpTZe

Fortunately for Dominic Cummings, the carbon dioxide sky hoover has already been 'invented' 💚 https://t.co/ZUW5F3KxQR

Fortunately for Dominic Cummings, the carbon dioxide sky hoover has already been 'invented' 💚 https://t.co/ZUW5F3KxQR

Yesterday there were as many Covid-19 deaths recorded in the UK as in the entire European Union.

Yesterday there were as many Covid-19 deaths recorded in the UK as in the entire European Union.

Coronavirus: England’s quarantine-free list published. - Boris says Greece (for his dad), Spain, Leicester, Belgium, Anglesey and anywhere Dominic fancies are all ok.

Holidaymakers on a Spanish beach

England’s quarantine-free list of places published

Greece, Belgium and Spain are among the countries on the list but Portugal and the US are not.

www.bbc.co.uk

This is NOT creative thinking any more than the Dementors were hope inducing. There are already tons of shovel-ready, job-rich, energy saving ways of tackling the climate emergency. Finding a new supplier for your addictive problems isn’t one of them.

This is NOT creative thinking any more than the Dementors were hope inducing. There are already tons of shovel-ready, job-rich, energy saving ways of tackling the climate emergency. Finding a new supplier for your addictive problems isn’t one of them.
James Murray@James_BG

Times is right to headline this 'Green Gamble'. It is one we should take, but it is not a silver bullet and the government's tendency of favouring big, glamorous moonshots over the quotidian and proven will have alarm bells ringing.

It will require £200 Billion of investment to decarbonise U.K. homes. No other infrastructure investment is more important or can create more jobs. Today the PM announced a plan to build, build, build. How much pledged today to help decarbonise homes? £0

Forget ‘build, build, build’ – we need builders, builders, builders

The PM's infrastructure spree will be held back by low productivity, an ageing workforce and a shortage of domestic labour

www.telegraph.co.uk

I have an issue with George. We don’t see enough of him.
Why isn’t he fronting the Today Programme, World at One, Newsnight and all the commercial news programmes?
Room for improvement.

Hapi & the Lost Species@HapiVibe

Why does everyone I know on Twitter have an issue with @GeorgeMonbiot?
Is it really all his fault?

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