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The UK is currently thrashing the EU on green issues

The UK is currently thrashing the EU on green issues

Ryan Khurana August 1, 2017 1

EU member states recently released their 2015 emissions data, and the projections on whether they were on track to meet their 2020 environmental commitments. Out of these 11 have already exceeded their national ceilings,

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What the Big Environmental Groups Don’t Want You to Know

What the Big Environmental Groups Don’t Want You to Know

Sam Woolfe March 27, 2016 1

I used to be a fan of Greenpeace. I’ve donated to them in the past and have always assumed they were leading the way in terms of raising awareness about the devastating effects of

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Cap it, Dairy Farmers – You Don’t Deserve Any Extra

Cap it, Dairy Farmers – You Don’t Deserve Any Extra

Joey Simnett August 17, 2015 0

Recently, farmers have been protesting that supermarket chains have been purchasing their milk for “below production cost” (notably Tesco, which has now apparently switched its main controversy from horses to cows, the old troublemaker). This

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I support animal cruelty and so do you!

I support animal cruelty and so do you!

Gordon Johnston May 17, 2014 3

Gordon Johnston discusses market solutions to animal cruelty. Before I have the Stormtroopers of the RSPCA come through my windows and down my chimney, I should clarify what I mean and highlight how the

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The Stigma of Not Wanting to Get Married or Have Kids

The Stigma of Not Wanting to Get Married or Have Kids

Sam Woolfe March 20, 2014 0

There is a heavy stigma attached to people who don’t (and don’t want to) get married or have kids. Both are essentially rites of passage in modern society. I myself don’t have any urge

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Delingpole’s Magical Hold Over The Sceptics

Delingpole’s Magical Hold Over The Sceptics

James Snell January 17, 2014 4

Are Climate Change sceptics a bit too quick to swallow anything Delingpole serves up? Science denial popped up again in the last couple of weeks. Literarily energetic – but scientifically misguided – Telegraph blogger

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Why Austerity Hurts The Left

Why Austerity Hurts The Left

Lee Jenkins December 12, 2013 0

The debate over austerity should an open goal for the political Left, so why can’t they score? Asked what the stand out word or expression of this parliament is, and ‘austerity’ will be a

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Transition Towns, Individualism, Collectivism and Environmental Progression

Transition Towns, Individualism, Collectivism and Environmental Progression

Backbencher November 5, 2013 0

Elijah Pryor reports on the success of Totnes’ “transition towns” scheme. The Transition Towns movement, brought into the spotlight by Hopkins and Giangrande in 2005, bears a resemblance to Howard’s notion of ‘garden cities’.

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Toothless Dragon: The Myth Of China’s Century

Toothless Dragon: The Myth Of China’s Century

Lee Jenkins October 24, 2013 0

When they have nothing else to talk about, analysts and strategists can always find a market of people keen to hear how China is poised to dominate the globe. But scratch the surface, and

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Economies of Rail: Why HS2 Simply Won’t Do

Backbencher October 23, 2013 2

One of the ironies of HS2 is that it has caused more trouble than any other railway line in Britain – despite the fact that not even an inch of it has yet been

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