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ON MEDDLING WITH EUROPE

                                      ‘You don’t know what you’ve got ‘til it’s gone Joni Mitchell   The Second World War welded Britain into a united … Continue reading

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It’s a cruel deceit to blame all our problems on immigration

By Owen Jones   Brexiters cynically attribute social ills to incomers. Those who believe them may soon face a harsh truth     Our country is simmering with anger and frustration. There is no shortage of social grievances that, long … Continue reading

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The End of Oil? – BBC World Service – Newshour Extra – 8 Jan16

                The drop in oil price is not doing something that a lot of people thought that it would do, when it fell that low, which is to create a big stimulus to … Continue reading

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Why are we so bad at responding to floods? – Tom Burke – LBC – 28 Dec 15

                LBC: Lets speak to Tom Burke, he’s an environmentalist, and a former government adviser on the environment. Good morning Tom. Do you think that the government was warned about this or not? Tom … Continue reading

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Are extreme weather events becoming the norm? Tom Burke – Sky News – 30 Dec 15

      Sky News: Now let’s return to the floods now and find out what is causing all of this? Let’s talk to environmentalist and former government adviser Tom Burke, who is in central London, Good morning to you. … Continue reading

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Historic climate agreement reached at COP21 – BBC News – 12 Dec 15

        BBC: The final draft agreement for climate change has been presented to delegates at UN Summit in Paris. It proposes a legally binding agreement to limit global warming to no more than two degrees Celsius. With … Continue reading

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Why is Paris COP21 different to Copenhagen?

      BBC: Joining me now is Tom Burke, who is Chairman of the Environmental Think Tank E3G and former government advisor on climate change. Thanks very much for coming in, Tom. We have heard about some of the … Continue reading

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What are the sticking points at COP21? – Reuters TV – 12 Dec 15

              Reuters: Joining us now is Tom Burke from the Think Tank E3G, he’s also a former UK government advisor on climate change. Many thanks or joining us. Should leaders be slapping themselves on … Continue reading

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Can we really fix climate change? – LBC Radio – 07 Dec 15

          LBC: Let’s talk first to Tom Burke, environmentalist and former government advisor on the environment. Tom, good evening to you. Tell is about this summit. There are lots of important people there, it’s a big … Continue reading

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WHAT CAN WE LEARN FROM THE FLOODS?

      The question the government really needs to answer is why have we had so many unprecedented events in so short a space of time. A month’s rain fell in a day. This was the third time in … Continue reading

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