Alex Meredith

Monthly Archives: August 2019

I will admit that I expected Remain to win the EU Referendum in 2016.  I was convinced that the economic arguments for greater trade, investment and jobs within the EU would prevail over the emotional calls for sovereignty and control that the Leave side put forward. I got it very wrong. Waking on 24th June and hearing the result, I felt the pain in my heart not my head. My immediate thoughts… Read More

I can remember my first science project when I started comprehensive school in 1991. It was to look at the way carbon dioxide caused the greenhouse effect.  I was no scientist (and am still not!) but the simple explanation of the insulating effect of CO2 and the resultant global warming made sense.  The more I thought about it the more illogical it seemed that we would voluntarily drive our species (and every… Read More