Monthly Archives: April 2014

Climate change is a moral and ethical issue – it’s not about bean counting

A guest blog from Mike Childs, Head of Policy, Research and Science, ahead of the publication of the IPCC report on climate mitigation this Sunday.  It’s a common insult: someone knows the price of everything, but the value of nothing. … Continue reading

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Inquiry day 12 – Orson Welles, public data and buffer zones

Today we spent a long time picking over Dart’s Waste Management Plan, including a lunch-time huddle on whether the development was an extractive waste area, an extractive waste facility or a Category A extractive waste facility. We also debated whether … Continue reading

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Inquiry day 11 – bog jumpers and fluorescent jerseys

Somewhat ambitiously perhaps, given the slow progress of most of the last two weeks, today’s agenda included three separate hearing sessions. But we made it in the end, meaning timetable is back on track again. First up was Landscape and … Continue reading

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