Monthly Archives: October 2014

Playing Up and Playing Down Risks

Last night I watched the talks given in 2009 by Dr Chris Busby and Dr Jack Valentin on the risks of nuclear radiation. Chris Busby was arguing that the standard ICRP model of radiation risks was based upon the Hiroshima … Continue reading

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Various News Items

Following from yesterday, and the way things gradually metamorphose into something else, Greenpeace founder Patrick Moore: His fellow directors were unqualified in science, whereas he has a PhD in ecology and environmental science.  When they decided, against his advice, to … Continue reading

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The End of the Progressive Era

Following on from last night’s post about sanity and insanity, I’ve been wondering today if there’s been any consistent feature in modern madness – such as the sheer insanity of people now being frightened of tobacco smoke, and worried about … Continue reading

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Sanity and Insanity

I keep seeing stuff like this: Europe commits economic suicide – agrees to massive emission cuts. Eric Worrall writes: The European Union has just committed economic suicide, by agreement a landmark deal, to cut CO2 emissions by 40% by 2030. … Continue reading

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Keep Following The Money

As criticism of the WHO mounts, H/T Sheldon for this Daily Mail article: Champagne, caviar and salmon carpaccio … and we might talk about Ebola: World Health Organisation spent £1 million on lavish conference hosted by Putin as number of … Continue reading

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Follow The Money

As two US nurses are declared Ebola-free, a new case crops up, this time in NYC. Authorities in New York confirmed on Thursday night that a doctor who had recently returned to his home in Harlem after working for Doctors … Continue reading

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Sine Qua Non

A couple of weeks back, I was pleased to report that at its Doncaster conference UKIP had announced that: UKIP will amend the smoking ban to give pubs and clubs the choice to open smoking rooms properly ventilated and separated … Continue reading

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