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by Murf
Mon Jul 06, 2015 12:52 pm
Forum: Government and Society
Topic: Amber_frackin_Rudd Watch
Replies: 3
Views: 3953

3rdRock wrote:Could have saved themselves £5K if only they'd known. :wink: :lol:

See: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-la ... e-33313084
That really is great news! Let's hope it sets a precedent for others to follow.
by Murf
Wed May 06, 2015 3:15 pm
Forum: Preparations
Topic: Keeping Warm In A Cooler House
Replies: 33
Views: 16220

My problem is an old house with limited options for further insulation, and kids who refuse to wear more than one layer of clothes, and a wife who complains of the cold (and is cold to the touch) whilst wearing three layers of clothes and the room at 20C. The wood burner does produce excellent radi...
by Murf
Thu Apr 23, 2015 11:56 am
Forum: News
Topic: Ukraine Watch...
Replies: 452
Views: 91673

raspberry-blower wrote:Very lucid piece from the Saker reprinted at ICH: What does Putin want?

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That's a great article.
by Murf
Tue Apr 21, 2015 4:20 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Syria watch...
Replies: 587
Views: 122220

Here is a long but informative interview with Assad in a Swedish news outlet (in English):

http://www.sana.sy/en/?p=36449

He talks some good sense there.
by Murf
Wed Dec 24, 2014 9:45 am
Forum: News
Topic: Russia Watch
Replies: 586
Views: 64602

Angela Merkel is a pretty impressive statesman. She makes our Dave look very silly. http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2014/dec/22/angela-merkel-russian-europe-russia-german Angela Merkel has faced down the Russian bear in the battle for Europe. In dealing with Putin, the German chancellor ha...
by Murf
Tue Oct 21, 2014 10:41 am
Forum: Living in the Future
Topic: the frack thread
Replies: 736
Views: 188377

Petition against the change of trespass laws to allow fracking under people's homes:

https://secure.greenpeace.org.uk/fracking-MP-backlash
by Murf
Tue Jul 01, 2014 10:49 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What I reckon right
Replies: 22
Views: 4306

If petrol prices go up sufficiently then people will be convinced. In terms of climate change and energy security, renewable usage along with alternative sources of propulsion for transport and a general reduction in electricity usage need to be prioritised immediately. What would Russia have to gai...
by Murf
Tue Jul 01, 2014 10:37 am
Forum: Transport
Topic: How to kill off the electric car
Replies: 5
Views: 3805

biffvernon wrote:My friend who has an electric car charged it up at the pub recently. They didn't charge him for the electricity, only for the beer.
I can see one problem with that!
by Murf
Fri Jun 20, 2014 3:29 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Russia-in-secret-plot-against-fracking-Nato-chief-says
Replies: 53
Views: 8873

So Greenpeace thinks the UK can build enough windmills to replace natural gas? I think they are the ones that need to spend more time with the facts.They probably need to invest in a new abacus as well. Well I can't act as a spokesman for Greenpeace, but windmills aren't the only way to harness ren...
by Murf
Fri Jun 20, 2014 3:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ahmed on Steele
Replies: 7
Views: 1359

Very interesting and hopeful article, but I did have a chuckle that it included a link to buy, for $15, his new book "The Open-Source Everything Manifesto: Transparency, Truth and Trust". :lol: In true open source manner, Steele has also made the book free to download: http://ebook.stepor...
by Murf
Fri Jun 20, 2014 12:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ahmed on Steele
Replies: 7
Views: 1359

Very interesting and hopeful article, but I did have a chuckle that it included a link to buy, for $15, his new book "The Open-Source Everything Manifesto: Transparency, Truth and Trust".

:lol:
by Murf
Fri Jun 20, 2014 11:37 am
Forum: News
Topic: Russia-in-secret-plot-against-fracking-Nato-chief-says
Replies: 53
Views: 8873

Re: Russia-in-secret-plot-against-fracking-Nato-chief-says

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/earth/energy/fracking/10911942/Russia-in-secret-plot-against-fracking-Nato-chief-says.html 8) This annoys me. You could not be bothered to make a comment based on the content or even cut and paste a quote from the piece that might spark some interest? If you don't care wh...
by Murf
Fri Jun 20, 2014 11:20 am
Forum: Living in the Future
Topic: the frack thread
Replies: 736
Views: 188377

emordnilap wrote:
RenewableCandy wrote:It's a bit worrying if the head of NATO is so delusional
:lol: :lol: You've starting worrying now? :lol: :lol:
Whatever that guy comes out with just makes him sound like a psychopath living out the dreamlike version of reality he has created in his own mind.
by Murf
Wed Jun 04, 2014 4:01 pm
Forum: Government and Society
Topic: Consultation on Trespass Law Changes for Fracking
Replies: 4
Views: 2339

Just got emailed this petition about it too.

https://secure.greenpeace.org.uk/fracking-law2
by Murf
Wed Jun 04, 2014 9:03 am
Forum: Government and Society
Topic: Consultation on Trespass Law Changes for Fracking
Replies: 4
Views: 2339

Re: Consultation on Trespass Law Changes for Fracking

Get involved people! https://econsultation.decc.gov.uk/decc-policy/consultation-on-underground-drilling-access/consultation/intro/view Done. Summary: no more FF exploration or extraction ever again anywhere. Bring in TEQs/C&S. Good work and thanks. In summary mine was that fracking is disruptiv...