It is “code red for humanity…The world is running out of time,” declared UN secretary-general Antonio Guterres at the start of COP26.  But even as we all know this, still we wait!  Forty-four years ago ExxonMobil senior scientist James Black told the fossil fuel executives that, “ Man has a […]

by Nicholas Mitchell I am writing this during the third week of November. Ordinarily, bird feeders would have been placed around the garden three weeks ago, but it has been such a mild autumn that this has not been necessary. The birds have been less in need of supplementary food during […]