Archive for April, 2007

Crap at the environment

Wednesday, April 4th, 2007 by Nigel


There’s an excellent article by Jonathan Watts and Jess Cartner-Morley on the complex economy of the humble plastic bag in The Guardian.

“The apparent intractability of the plastic bag problem is all the more remarkable considering that our dependency on them is a recent phenomenon. Polythene was not even invented until the 30s, and plastic bags did not become common in supermarkets…

Castro’s biofuel

Monday, April 2nd, 2007 by Nigel

Fidel Castro

Now look what I started.