Tag: fire

January 16, 2020 admin123@ No comments exist

Over Climate change is over; we’re in climate crisis now.  2020 will mark the turning point when weather becomes a more urgent priority than economic growth.  Governments representing 206m people have declared climate emergencies.  Future generations will have it hot, hot, hot Guessed the Word?        Series 53 (1/7)         pic: riaSopala

October 17, 2019 admin123@ No comments exist

Electric vehicle Electric vehicle (EV) manufacture is accelerating globally. China is in the driving seat – by 2025, 7m (20%) of cars sold yearly will be plug-in hybrids or battery-powered, to clear smog & reduce dependence on oil.  But do consumers want EVs?  They’re more costly than petrol/diesel options & their batteries pose extra fire…

February 8, 2019 admin123@ No comments exist

Insurgents Highly-skilled people from consulting firms have dispersed into insurgentsoffering dynamic, versatile & value-for-money services.  Professional gig workers are thriving in stealth, snatching work from industry giants, who are more fragile than agile.  >1/5th of UK projects, worth £2bn ($2.6bn) go to independent consultants.  Global consulting = £180bn ($232bn) a year Guessed the Word?   …

December 12, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

  Yule log Burning a yule log was a Viking ritualwhen bonfires celebrated the Winter Solstice. Today’s chocolate confections derive from their large log, selected on Christmas Eve, decorated with ribbons, dragged home & laid upon the hearth, to light & keep burning for the 12 days of Christmas Guessed the Word?       …

October 31, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

Optimist Unusual business model, based on optimistic faith in the community to do good, can work: Wikipedia is 5th most popular website on earth.  New global platform for multilingual, quality news soon.  Journalists/volunteers will publish facts.  Supporters donate, so no ads, no paywalls.  Measures to stop fake news, spread by eager/unwitting volunteers, have failed.  Fight…

August 8, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

Dating Love Island is tougher to get into than Oxford & Cambridge Universities (85,000 applicants to Oxbridge’s 37,000). The British TV show has already been sold to 7 other countries. Popular with 16-34 year olds, who vote their favourite couple as the winners. 3.6m watched finale on 3 July, up 1m from 2017.  Sponsor Superdrug’s make-up…