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Tag Archives: climate change
The Great Biofuel Maize Scam
I was drawn back into the muddy world of Biofuel Maize by reading an article in the Western Morning News entitled planting right variety of maize boosts AD Output. The piece was a bit of puff for the AD … Continue reading
Posted in agriculture, biogas, climate change, Maize Tagged Biogas, climate change, Maize, Subsidies 11 Comments
Owen Paterson calls for the use of nuclear submarines to power the UK
Owen Paterson wants the UK to run on electricity from Nuclear Submarines Owen Paterson is a bit of a submarine himself these days. He goes under, for weeks at a time, then pops up, fires off … Continue reading
55 Tory MPs believe human-induced climate change is “environmentalist propaganda”
what’s happening to global temperatures? Sometimes you read a news article and you think “that can’t be right” and it is. Yesterday was a case in point. We now know that CO2 levels have increased at their fastest rate for … Continue reading
Posted in climate change, the far right, Think Tanks, UKIP Tagged climate change, think tanks, Tory, UKIP Leave a comment
Where does Owen Paterson go from here?
Owen Paterson reveals that he sees himself as St George fighting the environmental lobby dragon, or Green Blob as he has called it. He feels that his sacking is a “kick in the teeth” for several hundred hugely wealthy landowners … Continue reading
Paterson refuses top Scientists’ briefings on Climate Change: where does he get his views from?
It was a massive shock – to no-one at all – that Owen Paterson has refused to take a briefing on climate change from the Chief Scientists of the Met Office, Department of Climate Change or even Defra. This amazing … Continue reading
Posted in climate change, Eton, Matt Ridley, neoliberalism, Owen Paterson Tagged climate change, Matt Ridley, Owen Paterson Leave a comment
Paterson – climate change will increase crop yields: Govt Scientists -Climate Change will cause crop failure
David Cameron may or may not be preparing for a major cabinet reshuffle following the Euro and Local Elections – and my favourite blog fodder Secretary of State against the Environment Owen Paterson may or may not be looking to … Continue reading
Posted in agriculture, climate change, Matt Ridley, Owen Paterson Tagged Agriculture, climate change, Matt Ridley, Owen Paterson 7 Comments
High Speed Wild: The case for a new Wild Landscape through England
HS2 is about to be given a big push forwards tomorrow when it will receive its second reading – and former Environment shadow Mary Creagh, now Shadow Transport SoS is supporting it. She will be eyeing a cabinet position after … Continue reading
Posted in Ancient Woodland, biodiversity, HS2, rewilding Tagged climate change, HS2, re-wilding 11 Comments
Have we reached Peak Paterson?
is the sun setting on Owen Paterson? ((c) Miles King) Some say we have seen Peak Oil, but are now witnessing Peak “Owen Paterson”? After yesterday’s performance in the Commons, where Paterson repeatedly failed to respond to questioning on his … Continue reading
Posted in anti-environmental rhetoric, biodiversity offsetting, climate change, flooding, Floodplains, Matt Ridley, neoliberalism, Owen Paterson, Policy Exchange Tagged Anne McIntosh, anti environmental rhetoric, anti environmentalism, climate change, flooding, Matt Ridley, Owen Paterson, red tape 15 Comments