Harvey, Irma, and climate change: why they won’t change minds

Harvey, Irma, and climate change: why they won’t change minds Why it will struggle to matter: Here’s a look at why Harvey and Irma could become flashpoints in the public’s views on climate change, yet simultaneously fail to move the needle much, partly because humans have short attention spans, are too wedded to preconceived notions, …

Last Word

“If we lose the railways … we have forgotten how to live collectively.” Tony Judt, philosopher and historian.

People of Arran hit by Tory pension age hike

Tory plans to raise the state pension age to 68 from 2037, seven years earlier than planned, will affect up to 500 people on Arran it has been revealed. Figures from the Scottish Parliament Information Centre (SPICe) show that 13,999 men and women born between 6 April 1970 and 5 April 1978 and living in …