The Promotion of BS by UK Charities

charities

The basic concept of a charitable organisation is of course well understood. On a legal level, an officially established body is focused on an activity that is designed to promote social well-being and hence does not exist to make a profit. Their finances are open and public, and often they also have income that comes … Read moreThe Promotion of BS by UK Charities

Met Office: Extreme weather reveals changing climate

extreme weather

I was listening to a BBC presenter quip the other day that the UK’s weather is always like this at this time of year, and yet if you look back over the actual data regarding extreme weather in the UK then what you discover is that the climate really is changing. The UK’s Met Office … Read moreMet Office: Extreme weather reveals changing climate

Majority of UK population have no religious belief

belief in the UK

The UK’s National Center for Social Research have just issued a press release with the latest numbers on 7th September. These numbers reflect data gathered in 2017. As data is processed they tend to dribble out insights and so this latest press release is part of that process. What are the latest highlights? Well yes, I … Read moreMajority of UK population have no religious belief

UK Met Office: The Climate in the UK is changing

UK Climate

The UK’s Met office has published a full scientific report on the state of the climate in the UK. The Press Release is here. The full report published within The International Journal of Climatology is here (open access). The report is a summary of the UK climate in 2017 and places it all within the … Read moreUK Met Office: The Climate in the UK is changing

Silence of the BBC: Reply and Rebuttal

BBC

A couple of days ago I was posting about the ongoing silence of the BBC when it comes to covering these topics as News … The scandals around the Brexit referendum. The Leave campaign broke the law The interference by Russia in the Brexit vote. Nick Cohen write a blistering article in NYR that slow … Read moreSilence of the BBC: Reply and Rebuttal