In the old Soviet Union, political opponents of the regime were commonly punished by internal exile. The effect was that they were required to live in some province on the outer edges of the USSR and forbidden to travel, work or study elsewhere without the permission of the state and then only if they met … Continue reading ExIsles

COP (Out)26

There is something disconcerting about the rhetoric of climate change. Some of those who seek action to tackle it talk about ‘saving the Planet’. However, while science predicts that the Earth will be destroyed along with the rest of the solar system, that, irrespective of climate change, is unlikely for about 5 billion years we … Continue reading COP (Out)26