Author Archives: rogeroffice

“Climate deniers are mad”

The Guardian (God bless it) of Sept 23rd carries a wonderfully patronising article seeking to analyse the psychological traits that lead to “climate denial”.  You might paraphrase it “Why climate deniers are mad”. Note the implied assumption that the current … Continue reading

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Speech to UKIP conference

Ladies & Gentlemen, Colleagues, This is shaping up to be a great Party Conference. It is our first Conference since our great victory in the Brexit Referendum. It is the Conference where we say farewell to Party Leader Nigel Farage, … Continue reading

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Fossil fuels: How the UK made the wrong call

The underlying assumption of British energy policy for recent years – at least since the disastrous Climate Change Act 2008 – has been that as “Peak Oil” approaches and supplies of fossil fuels are depleted, prices will inevitably rise Even … Continue reading

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European Parliament report displays extraordinary hubris – Roger Helmer MEP

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Post-Referendum Debrief August 26th

Article 50 to be triggered early next year? According to a report in The Guardian Article 50 may be triggered in early 2017. The report states that leading Brexit campaigner and former Tory leader Iain Duncan Smith claims members of the … Continue reading

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Post-Referendum Debrief August 24th

When Brexit doesn’t mean Brexit! Labour leadership ‘hopeful’ Owen Smith has said if he is elected, the party will oppose triggering Article 50 until the Government commits to a second vote. With a blatant disregard for the will of the people … Continue reading

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Phobia and Professor Merrifield

I had an amusing exchange of Tweets today with a constituent of mine, a certain Professor Michael Merrifield of Nottingham University.  He is a Professor of Astronomy – but he seems to be very knowledgeable about any other subject you … Continue reading

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