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Sustainability will boost the economy

Spring is a season of renewal and from my window, as I write these words, I can see new leaves and flowers. Unfortunately for humanity, all is not as it seems according to a report produced by the Intergovernmental Science-Policy … Continue reading

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A Revolutionary Resolution

The start of a new calendar year is traditionally considered a good time to take stock and make plans for the future and people are encouraged to make ‘a new year’s resolution’. The joke is often made about how quickly … Continue reading

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What just happened?

The winter solstice, Christmas and other seasonal celebrations are all approaching, and pundits of all types are, no doubt, composing lofty judgements about 2017. Meanwhile, I suspect I am not the only person left confused by, frustrated with and even … Continue reading

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Economic Diagnosis for the present climate

It is with great pleasure that I have been able to add to this web site a newly produced paper entitled: The Brian and Linda Eaton Economic Assessment Papers: Review Winter/Spring 2017, which has been produced by my former colleague and … Continue reading

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Prejudice or Science & Spirituality

Holding a prejudice can give a sense of certainty, whereas science is about acknowledging uncertainty and trying to build a picture of the world that is always imperfect because there is always the possibility that it can be improved. The … Continue reading

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Unsustainable change

So much has happened in the last couple of months (since I posted the message Spring Promise) that I have found it difficult to know how to comment. For a start, the political upheaval in the United Kingdom since the … Continue reading

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Spring Promise

Here in Britain the weather has changed and suddenly it seems as if spring has really arrived and we can look forward to the prospect of summer warmth. As a result, I have changed the pictures that appear above the text … Continue reading

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Seasonal Greetings

Realising potential May I wish everyone who reads this message good wishes for 2016. It seems appropriate this New Year to depart from the usual welcome (but use the link if you want to skip these comments) until Candlemas because that date is not only traditionally considered the middle of … Continue reading

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The Challenge of COP21 Paris

‘On Saturday 12 December, 2015, twenty nine days after the tragedy of the terrorist attacks in the same City, it seems that the United Nations has reason to celebrate the success of the event known as COP21, held in Paris. This … Continue reading

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A message for Paris

Paris has been in the news and the thoughts of many across the world because of the events on Friday 13th November 2015 when death and injury blighted the lives of people seeking an enjoyable evening out or just in … Continue reading

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