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GDP Growth, climate change and the end of the peripheral science

Economics has long been known in academic circles as “the peripheral science”. It became increasingly side-lined as people realised how little it added to the world’s well-being. This is another extract from the Chronicles of Nat Eb, the memoirs of … Continue reading

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The Animal Cruelty Rehab Centre

Many moons ago this blog told of the Vegan Laws and the Releases (http://www.thebustard.com/?p=794), at a time when England thrived under a benign low carbon dictatorship.  Some thrived more than others, of course.  One who thrived most was Stumpy Regenkurt, … Continue reading

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Nature’s way

Today the Financial Times reports on an interview with Alistair Phillips-Davies, the head of SSE, an energy company.  Mr Phillips-Davies called for a review of government policies on funding renewable energy. [1]  His comments are eerily similar to some made … Continue reading

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Boredom intolerance

“’Th’”, said Arthur Scrotum.  “As in ‘thought’, ‘thank’… Not ‘f’ as in ‘feeble’.” He found that it was always best to sort out the name thing up front. “You can blame your parents for your Christian name,” he said.  “But, … Continue reading

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A fishing accident

It was a hot winter’s day.  The prime minister, Onan Hash, and his deputy, the minister for economic decline, Nat Eb, were spending the day on strategy.  They’d decamped to Hash’s beach-front cottage on the west coast of Scotland. Onan … Continue reading

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