ThinkOrSwim on Twitter"Brilliant: Obama's "Arctic strategy" depends for success on...the ice melting. And he's the Good Guy? http://t.co/vubBNdqjqh""Anyone any idea what the Irish Independent is supposed to be getting at here? http://t.co/BZtbhWDrjM""@MariaLaoise @AndrewSB49 Maybe if it were an Islamic call to prayer twice daily on RTE you'd hum a different tune!""Just when you think you live in a secular State, RTE interrupts broadcast to gong a church bell for a full minute. #marian"
Monthly Archives: April 2008
America, in the words of its own president and close compadre of the oil industry, George W. Bush, is “addicted to oil”. Tackling this addiction and turning the country away from its grossly unsustainable frenzy of consumption is essential if … Continue reading
A number of years ago, a Fianna Fail junior minister, Joe Jacob got himself into a right tangle in an interview with RTÉ’s Marian Finucane. The subject was Ireland’s preparedness in the event of an incident at Sellafield. The minister … Continue reading
It’s been said that a recession is when your neighbour loses his job; a depression is when it’s your job that goes. This comes to mind as reports have been pouring in over the last while about soaring food prices … Continue reading
It takes around 230 kg of corn to feed a child in the ‘developing world’ for a year, according to UN estimates. By a ghoulish coincidence, that’s around the same amount of corn as is needed to produce enough biofuel … Continue reading
Climate sceptic Bjorn Lomborg was in Dublin last Friday telling the folks at the IMI national management conference that everything’s just honky dory on the climate front – a business-as-usual message that was no doubt eagerly lapped up by that … Continue reading
‘Fused with idealism, heritage moulded to modernity, classicism reinterpreted through originality…inspired by a search for balance and harmony in a chaotic and contradictory world’ The above verbiage is taken verbatim from the current Aer Lingus Sky Shopping magazine. It’s describing … Continue reading