Walport’s ignorance and banal soundbytes

Writing in Spiked, the U.K.’s Ben Pile has an excellent essay on the latest shoot-from-the-lip pronouncements emanating from the keyboard of the government’s “Chief Scientific Advisor”, Sir Mark Walport (and/or perhaps that of his ghost-writer!) Some excerpts from Pile’s assessment: Sir Mark Walport’s demand that climate-change sceptics ‘grow up’ only reveals his ignorance about the…

Out of the blue … Gleick on the road to Rio?

[Pls. see Update at end of this post -hro] I’m not a frequent tweeter … but I came across an interesting tweet a few minutes ago (although it was posted 6 hours before I saw it!): Climate Resistance is the blog of the U.K.’s Ben Pile, someone whose links I have confidence in following. Sure…