Putting Others first at LHR T5 Border Control

January 10, 2009 at 1:31 am | Posted in Britain, Citizens, Heathrow, LHR, T5 | Leave a comment
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Funny how disorienting it can feel to arrive in your home country after a sleepless overnight flight only to make your way to Border Control at LHR T5 to see a sign marked ‘Others’, then another sign marked ‘Others’, and wonder if you have sleepwalked past your own citizenship category entirely …

Of course, as a returning British national, the relevant category is Continue Reading Putting Others first at LHR T5 Border Control…

PDFs of WGGWCC scam comment and false Registration Form

August 27, 2008 at 3:26 pm | Posted in Britain, Climate change, Conferences, Environment, Global warming, London, Phishing, Scams | 3 Comments
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The blog comment I received looked like this PDF:

3rd International Global Warming and Climate Change Conference & Industry Exposition WGGWCC 08 comment received by inel 13 August 2008

Take a look at the volume of text in the comment.  It is extensive, detailed copy for a first advertisement, covers all key words and a wide range of relevant climate change topics (great for search engines) and, using 11 point type with narrow margins, it completely fills two pages.  Yes, I do get loads of spam (most of it caught by Akismet ~ thank you!), and I do get lengthy comments, but this one looked odd.

Here’s why I smelled a rat: Continue Reading PDFs of WGGWCC scam comment and false Registration Form…

GB is devoted. But not to a California Standard for UK power station emissions

July 18, 2008 at 6:14 pm | Posted in Britain, Climate change, Coal, Coal-fired, Environment, Fossil fuels, Global warming, Power stations | Leave a comment
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Last month WWF-UK’s young ambassador Emma Biermann posed a challenging question to Prime Minister Gordon Brown about the proposal for a new coal-fired power station at Kingsnorth in Kent, England:

and Gordon responded on his DowningSt YouTube channel: Continue Reading GB is devoted. But not to a California Standard for UK power station emissions…

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