Category Archives: The Future

The Best Years of your Life

So far we have had about 0.8C of warming since pre-industrial times, and this has brought us phenomenal droughts – as in the US this year – raging fires, as in Russia in 2010, torrential rain – as in the … Continue reading

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Cloud Cuckoo Land

It’s difficult to read some of the proposals for the future development of Hong Kong without concluding that the gap between the intemperate dreams of the developers and the actual state of affairs in the real world is so great … Continue reading

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No Expectations

In recent years, as the ice pack of the Arctic has progressively retreated, leaving the North-West Passage free for ships to pass through, more and more observations have been made of methane bubbling up from the warming waters below. Methane … Continue reading

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HK Waste Disposal

It’s excellent news that the HK government are unable to get the money necessary to go ahead with their plans to build an incinerator on Shek Kwu Chau off Lantau Island. No doubt the problem will now be postponed until … Continue reading

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Armageddon outta here

There’s a lot of fuss being made about the supposed end of the world as predicted by the Mayan calendar, although according to those who know, such as John Michael Greer, whose word I trust on these things, it actually … Continue reading

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