Monthly Archives: May 2016

The Tories faulty logic on nuclear

The Tories are overwhelmingly pro-nuclear, but their reasons for this stance don’t add up. Now many in the party will claim, oh that’s because we want “value for money” with the least government involvement. Of course the reality is that … Continue reading

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When you ignore the lessons of history…

Originally posted on daryanblog:
The election of a Green as president in Austria was soured by the high number of votes going to the far right. While it seems that Austria has pulled back from the brink of electing a…

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The 100% club

Recently Portugal has managed to pass that key milestone of achieving 100% of its electricity from renewables over several days, an improvement on the 70% of a few years ago. Granted its more normally an average of 48% from renewables, … Continue reading

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US election update

Originally posted on daryanblog:
Out of Cruz control Well the big news I suppose was Ted Cruz dropping out of the race. To be fair, he was something of a forlorn hope, as many argued Ted Cruz was as bad…

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What I missed on my hols….

Originally posted on daryanblog:
I’ve been away in Spain for a few days and thought a little catchup would be order…. Labour Anti-Semitism? Labour is currently embroiled in an “anti-Semitism” row. It was all started by an aid to Corbyn ally…

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