Stop the Gagging Law
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Stop the Gagging Law

The UK coalition government is trying to push through the Lobbying Bill aka the Gagging Law. This is really bad and needs to be stopped because it puts our status as a free democracy seriously at risk. I’m not even overreacting. The bill aims to limit and suppress campaigns on topical issues during the entire … Continue reading

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Unjust Badger Cull
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Unjust Badger Cull

Cases of the cattle disease Bovine TB have been steadily rising in the UK for many years, and the government have decided to deal with the problem by implementing a pilot scheme throughout the counties of Somerset and Gloucestershire for badger culling. The pilot scheme aims to cull 5,000 badgers, 90% of which will be … Continue reading

All Eyes on Paris
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All Eyes on Paris

I just got back from a backpacking holiday in Continental Europe, where the beautiful Paris was my last destination. Rifling through my emails, today I’ve learnt that over the next two years my attention will be placed on the capital of romance and style  for something a bit more important than budget sightseeing: the next … Continue reading

Solar Aeroplane!
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Solar Aeroplane!

I have good news today! Yesterday I read about Solar Impulse, the American-owned solar aeroplane that can fly all the way through day and night powered purely by the sun’s rays. It flew from one side of the USA to the other yesterday, and the next big challenge is to fly all around the world … Continue reading

Not So Innocent
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Not So Innocent

I’ve always been a big fan of Innocent Smoothies. They taste delicious, they’re healthy, they sometimes come with little hats and they always come with jokes and witty quips on their bottles. What’s not to like? Well, a month ago I would have simply answered that with “well, they’re pretty overpriced and they’re not organic” … Continue reading

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Greedy Lying Bastards Trailer

This is the trailer for the provocatively named Greedy Lying Bastards – a documentary film about climate change and skeptics.  I haven’t been able to watch the full movie yet but basically it sets out to explain how climate skepticism has been engineered by energy companies. I’ve heard rumors before that huge companies that rely on  fossil fuel use (like Exxon Mobil … Continue reading

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Sustainable Bhutan

Hello everybody! This evening as I was browsing Facebook after a huge portion of pasta, I came across some astounding news. Sustainable Man posted this article which says that Bhutan is set to go 100% organic! I must confess I didn’t even know what Bhutan was until now, but a quick research session informs me … Continue reading