Archive for ‘environment’

October 17, 2017

Are you in a dark spot?

by allthoughtswork

"Remoteness from City," data source: © European Union, 1995–2017.

Chances are, not if you’re reading this.

October 9, 2017

That’s deep

by allthoughtswork

The next time you’re standing near a tall building, look up and imagine the whole thing is underwater and you’ve got to swim all the way up to the top for your next breath. It’ll be good practice for global warming. Actually, those of us in England and the Pacific Northwest get to practice this every winter.

October 7, 2017

Listen up, sharklings

by allthoughtswork

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October 3, 2017

Damn, we’re gonna need a BIG highball glass for this one….

by allthoughtswork

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You know you’re in deep shit when they name the impending doom something clinical and cold like “A-68.” It’s how they control the panic. That’s probably why Trump’s military code name is “Anal Thermometer.”

October 3, 2017

Wolves in Yellowstone

by duncanr

September 29, 2017

Save the Reindeer !

by duncanr

toilet paper has come a long way in my lifetime

from scraps of newspaper, we upgraded to Izal* – a horrible brown, hard, greaseproof type paper that seemed designed not so much to clean your bum but to smear your jobby all over it – and then, bliss, soft-tissue paper came along

* while Izal was bad, it was not as evil as . . .

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September 26, 2017

The Great Green Wall

by duncanr

‘Eleven countries are planting a wall of trees from east to west across Africa, just under the southern edge of the Sahara desert. The goal is to fight the effects of climate change by reversing desertification

September 22, 2017

But there’s still the top of Duncan’s head

by allthoughtswork

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The last remaining patch of year-round white is disappearing from Scotland, so you’ll have to pick up the slack, Dunc.

September 17, 2017

Climate Change

by duncanr

September 16, 2017

Smoke from American wildfires makes it all the way to France

by allthoughtswork

Image result for smoking clouds smoke france funny

How could anyone tell? Anyway, Je t’en prie.