Category Archives: Phantom Bodies & Zombie Blogs

Sally Loves Big Brother

There’s an article in the New Statesman, under the standard photo of smoke (i.e. steam) billowing out of a power station chimney against a skyline of wind turbines  at http://www.newstatesman.com/business/2013/08/why-greens-should-love-big-brother entitled “Why Greens should love Big Brother” by Sally Uren … Continue reading

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Where Are They Now? (1) Franny Armstrong

SH in a comment at my last post on Emmott https://geoffchambers.wordpress.com/2013/05/27/emmotts-ten-billion-the-film-of-the-book-of-the-play-of-the-computer-model-of-the-end-of-the-world/ pointed me to a post by Franny Armstrong , of 10:10 and the famous “Splattergate” film at http://www.spannerfilms.net/news/Weve_passed_400ppm_now_what She ends a doomfilled post about the concentration of carbon dioxide … Continue reading

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Ehrlich’s Zombie Blog

[This article replaces one which I put up last night when I was rather drunk, and which had the stupid title  “Ehrlich: Fascist”. (Do other bloggers write when they’re half cut? It’s very tempting, since blogging is a kind of … Continue reading

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Socialism for Sceptics

There’s an adoring article by Leo Hickman at http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2013/apr/12/jeremy-grantham-environmental-philanthropist-interview on Jeremy Grantham and the millions he gives every year to fighting climate change. That’s the same Leo Hickman who thought he had the scoop of the century  a few months … Continue reading

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BishopHill’s Angels on the Warpath

Update 8th April When I put this article up I posted links to it at Climate Resistance, New Left Project, TalkingClimate (where Chris Shaw’s article has been posted, so far without comments) and, a day later, at Chris Shaw’s own … Continue reading

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Insanity in Business – a Guardian Special

The Guardian Environment pages seem to have taken a turn for the better, with less frequent articles telling us that the world is melting and that we can save it by cleaning our teeth less often. Leo Hickman even used … Continue reading

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Art, Population and Climate Change

Trawling the web looking for references to Stephen Emmott’s play “Ten Billion”, I came upon this: http://creativetimereports.org/2013/02/01/5-billion-more/ in which New York artist Laurie Anderson interviews Barbara Crossette, who is the author of the UNFPA reports on population for 2010 and … Continue reading

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Knickers to Climate Change

Today I read a book It was contagious – seventy pages There were pictures here and there, so it wasn’t hard to bear The day I read a book […] The day I read a book, don’t ask me where … Continue reading

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UKYCC: Tracking down the Poznan Ten

My mother always said this would happen. You start off visiting odd blogs, chatting with strangers, and you end up stalking young women on the internet. Some people point me to Agenda 21, Bilderberg, the 1001 club – the sinister … Continue reading

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Blue Screen of Death and the Woodcraft Folk

I went commenting at Delingpole’s yesterday, in a cynical attempt to raise my hit rate. I always feel like a member of the ineffectual Ankh Morpork Watch over there, stepping into a tavern brawl between Trolls and Dwarves and trying … Continue reading

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