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Does American Business Get Climate Change?

“When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world.” John Muir I posted a response recently to a paper posted by the [American based] Institute for Cultural Evolution on their … Continue reading

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Can you Hear Me Major Tom?

Colonel Chris Hadfield became famous recently for a YouTube clip he made; what made his video so extraordinary was where he filmed it. Set against the planet Earth in the background, he played guitar and sang David Bowie’s Space Oddity … Continue reading

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Can Fungi Save our Agriculture Systems from Collapse?

It should come as no surprise that our current industrialised agricultural system is in crisis. Huge monoculture farming methods and the use of pesticides, herbicides and chemical fertilisers leave the soil gasping for life, often depleted of nutrients and unusable … Continue reading

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Hot Masala Chai

I just bought a ‘spiced chai’ at Pret, one of those white-tile-and-stainless-steel-adorned cafe chains in London. My tea has been served in a thick paper cup with a thin plastic lid; when I look inside I discover it’s a pyramid-tea-bag-in-hot-water-with-a-hint-of-some-steamed-milk … Continue reading

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Don’t Worry

When I was 26 I joined the Great Peace March for Nuclear Disarmament. Back then, in 1986 and Ronald Reagan was president, we were fearful that the USA and Russia would launch a nuclear war. Unable to continue to live … Continue reading

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