How Green is Your Government Revisited

It’s not just me – 41 organisations including the World Wildlife Fund, RSPB and Campaign for the Protection of Rural England no less also think David Cameron’s government is failing to fulfill HIS promises.  BBC report dated 19 November 2013 reads: The government is failing to deliver a third of its commitments to protect the…

Lies, Damn Lies & Statistics

In a recent BBC2 programme statistical entertainer Hans Rosling demonstrated that you can prove any idea, no matter how bizarre, using statistics.  Starting with your desired outcome and then finding statistical support for it may work for commercial business cases but is no way to systematically, scientifically and holistically investigate a proposition as serious as…

Another one bites the dust!

Congratulations to the human race – we have succeeded in eradicating yet another sub species, but this time it’s a fairly major triumph.  Here’s a BBC report from 9 November 2013: No wild black rhinos remain in West Africa, according to the latest global assessment of threatened species.  The Red List, drawn up by the…