#youmightbeanatheist stirred up a trend on Twitter:
#youmightbeanatheist if you prefer to be informed rather
than have blind faith in something ( DylanBrent) etc.
Meanwhile, despite TV ads from DECC‘s Act on CO2, we still don’t believe in climate change and we’re still not treating climate change as the emergency it is.
You might be an climate skeptic if:
You’re waiting to see if the government ban domestic / long-haul flights rather than choosing to fly less
You think driving over the speed limit increases your personal safety risk, but not global climate chaos
“Clean coal” doesn’t strike you as odd
You still haven’t seen An Inconvenient Truth
You think DECC is a computer manufacturer
You recycle but don’t compost
You fly for pleasure
Colleagues in the office were just talking about mobile phone contracts.
“I have seen one for £27 per month that looked reasonable”
That’s three hundred and twenty four pounds per year.
Earlier this month I downloaded my bank transactions and put them into
Gnucash. It was easy to calculate how much I spent on my pay-as you go phone last year:
That’s four pounds and sixteen pence per month.
A luxury kitchen advert opposite hundreds of Filipinos forced from their homes by typhoons. I wonder if the Guardian Weekend editors do this deliberately? The article about
climate-conference negotiator Bernarditas de Castro Muller gives a great inside view on the COP15 conference in Copenhangen in December.
Three things we can do together to help:
Sign the petition: Friends of the Earth petition to world leaders at COP15.
Join the Wave: Peaceful protest in London 5 December
Find out more: about COP15: Copenhagen Question Time in Cambridge 27 November.
Windoze 7 Advert on The Tube
In a surprising departure, these adverts for Windoze 7 do not contain the word “Microsoft”. The web address at the bottom is windows.co.uk which redirects to www.microsoft.com/uk/windows. Is this to disassociate the corporation from the mysterious “They” who “improved security” at the bidding whoever’s voice the advert is in — presumably the guy in the picture?