One Greenie Finally Gets The Disposable Cup Solution Right

That the entire blabber about disposable coffee cups is a nonsense is obviously true. We grow trees to make the paper to make cups, we use them to make cups, we stick the residue in a hole in the...

If Only The Guardian Understood Numbers – Fat Chance

As we know the arts graduates that produce The Guardian don't understand numbers in the slightest. That's why we get the tosh from them that we do. An example today being the damage done to human welfare by plastics...

Chlorpyrifos – Should The Pesticide Be Banned Over Autism Link? Answer, No You Fools

The latest demand seems to be that chlorpyrifos be banned in the European Union. Or, in what amounts to much the same result, it shouldn't receive approval for use in an upcoming review. Well, maybe it shouldn't. There are,...

Thank God We’re Leaving – EU Bans Single Use Plastics

Well, thank God we're leaving at some point in some as yet to be determined manner for the European Union has just done another silly thing - banned single use plastics. There's the point itself, which is that single...

George Monbiot Wants To Make Civilisation An International Crime Against Humanity

On the surface this doesn't appear to be all that bad an idea. Why shouldn't ecocide be a crime in international law, be classified as a crime against humanity? Then we do a modest amount of thinking and it...

Ridiculous Idea – £2,000 Not To Use A Car

The underlying thought has some merit here but once they worked out the cost they should have shot this dog. For they're suggesting that people should be paid some £2,000 to £3,000 to not use a car for a...

Banning Plastic Bags Can Mean Using More Plastic Bags

This is not a new finding, that banning single use plastic bags can actually lead to more use of plastic to make bags from. It was actually predicted some time back before anyone started to impose those bans on...

Scotland’s Virtue Signalling – Landfill Ban Will Just Bury England

So Scotland has decided - or at least the porridge wogs who run the place have - that landfill will no longer be allowed north of the border. Hmm, OK, well, it's their country, they're the government, have at...

The Green New Deal’s Requirement For Concrete Infrastructure Will Reduce Emissions How?

There is an interesting contradiction in this Green New Deal that everyone finds so exciting. Which is that concrete produces some 6-8% of all emissions, And if we're going to go out and build vast new infrastructure sets then...

The Guardian’s Concrete Screed – Entirely Missing The Point About CO2

The Guardian is treating us to an entire week's worth of stories about how evil concrete is. It paves over the land the bugs live on d'ye see? The bit about us being able to live efficiently on our...

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It’s All Obvious Or Trivial Except……

Why that as a tag? I should point out that I'm not an economist: a degree 25 years ago does not qualify me as such....