Fumbling along

It’s been a busy few days politically, so where to begin?

The big story was going to be the Cabinet shuffle. It ended up less of a shuffle, more a misdeal. Honestly just when you think the line up of the Cabinet can’t get any worse, May manages to do it.

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Thank frack that’s over

Anyone who has read this blog even infrequently will know I am firmly against fracking so to say I am relieved at today’s statement by Paul Wheelhouse in Holyrood is an understatement. It is great to have some good news after what has been a dreadful few days.

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There’s no Plan(et) B


Trump has pulled out of the Paris Accord, which is is an agreement within the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) to deal with greenhouse gas emissions mitigation, adaptation and finance. It aims to keep global temperatures “well below” the level of 2C above pre-industrial times and “endeavour to limit” them even more, to 1.5C.

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