Thursday, 25 March 2010

There's a word. I keep hearing it and I'm convinced it means something. The word is 'China'.

You know. Just in case they grab all the energy and stuff. Anyone else get the impression we're being buttered up nicely for something in years to come?

Forget it. I'm a cynical freak ;-) CS

France Backs Away From Carbon Tax
While U.S. politicians try to keep the idea alive here, the French have announced cancellation of their version of cap-and-trade. They say it will hurt their competitiveness. Vive la France.

The Science Museum is revising the contents of its new climate science gallery to reflect the wave of scepticism that has engulfed the issue in recent months.

The decision by the 100-year-old London museum reveals how deeply scientific institutions have been shaken by the public’s reaction to revelations of malpractice by climate scientists.

From the Red Rag Blog

Exclusive / Despite row, U.S. and Israel sign massive arms deal
As Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was in Washington this week absorbing the full wrath of the Obama administration, the Pentagon and Israel's defense establishment were in the process of sealing a large arms deal.


Good-bye, Truth Has Fallen and Taken Liberty With It
There was a time when the pen was mightier than the sword. That was a time when people believed in truth and regarded truth as an independent power and not as an auxiliary for government, class, race, ideological, personal, or financial interest.

Today Americans are ruled by propaganda. Americans have little regard for truth, little access to it, and little ability to recognize it.

Children left traumatized after their teacher is ‘gunned down in playground’ in ’sick’ hoax lesson
Schoolchildren were left in tears after their teacher was gunned down by a crazed hoodie in the playground – in a ’sick’ role-playing stunt.

Terrified children – aged from 10 to 13 years old – watched as the supposed gunman strolled into the playground, took aim and shot the teacher, before running into the school’s science lab.

'Osama bin Laden' threatens retaliation over 9/11 trial
Osama bin Laden has warned al-Qaeda will kill Americans if Khaled Sheikh Mohammed, the mastermind of the Sept 11 attacks, is executed, according to a tape Al-Jazeera television aired on Thursday

Man, 25, issued with harassment warning after allegedly taking photo of a female colleague at Heathrow

British dead and wounded in Afghanistan, month by month
What is the human cost of the war in Afghanistan for British forces? As British troops suffer more losses in 2010, these are the latest figures - including new wounded statistics

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