JOHN HUMPHRYS: My heat pump has me left in the cold… but I’m hot and bothered about the PM

JOHN HUMPHRYS: My heat pump has me left in the cold… but I’m VERY hot and bothered about the PM’s eco-jollity
By John Humphrys on Saturday
Published: 17:00 EDT, 22 October 2021 | Updated: 20:25 EDT, 22 October 2021

My first shot at burning down our house was rather less effective than my second. I was a small boy and it was the morning after Bonfire Night.
My mother had popped out and I was bored so I had the bright idea of collecting some of the spent rockets littering the street and throwing them in our fire.

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JOHN HUMPHRYS: My heat pump has me left in the cold… but I’m hot and bothered about the PM

JOHN HUMPHRYS: My heat pump has me left in the cold… but I’m VERY hot and bothered about the PM’s eco-jollity
By John Humphrys on Saturday
Published: 17:00 EDT, 22 October 2021 | Updated: 20:25 EDT, 22 October 2021

My first shot at burning down our house was rather less effective than my second. I was a small boy and it was the morning after Bonfire Night.
My mother had popped out and I was bored so I had the bright idea of collecting some of the spent rockets littering the street and throwing them in our fire.

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JOHN HUMPHRYS: My heat pump has me left in the cold… but I’m hot and bothered about the PM

JOHN HUMPHRYS: My heat pump has me left in the cold… but I’m VERY hot and bothered about the PM’s eco-jollity
By John Humphrys on Saturday
Published: 17:00 EDT, 22 October 2021 | Updated: 20:25 EDT, 22 October 2021

My first shot at burning down our house was rather less effective than my second. I was a small boy and it was the morning after Bonfire Night.
My mother had popped out and I was bored so I had the bright idea of collecting some of the spent rockets littering the street and throwing them in our fire.

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I Was Wrong About Joe Manchin

Back in winter 2021, the media-industrial complex evaluating conservative Democratic West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin was devoted to predicting the role he would play in the Biden administration. It was still a time when we weren’t sure what the most conservative Democrat in the caucus—the last major Dem standing in his deep-red state, one who’d voted with Republicans about 50 percent of the time during the Trump years—would do now that his party was in power. Longtime D.C.

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I Was Wrong About Joe Manchin

Back in winter 2021, the media-industrial complex evaluating conservative Democratic West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin was devoted to predicting the role he would play in the Biden administration. It was still a time when we weren’t sure what the most conservative Democrat in the caucus—the last major Dem standing in his deep-red state, one who’d voted with Republicans about 50 percent of the time during the Trump years—would do now that his party was in power. Longtime D.C.

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The fate of the planet will be negotiated in Glasgow

Almost every country in the world signed the 2015 Paris climate agreement, a monumental accord that aimed to limit global warming. But it was forged on a contradiction: Every signatory agreed that everyone must do something to address the urgent threat of climate change, but no one at the time pledged to do enough.
In the years since the agreement, the emissions that trap heat in Earth’s atmosphere have continued to rise.

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Why Corporations Love DC’s Daily “Tip Sheets” Emails

Democrats in Washington have been negotiating the terms of President Joe Biden’s economic, health care, and climate bill for seven months, and most Americans have no idea what’s in it — or which popular provisions conservative Democrats are helping their corporate donors try to kill.

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Youth and Age Unite to Demand That Banks Stop Lending to Big Oil

An oil refinery in operation in Philadelphia. (Rusty Kennedy / Associated Press)

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Youth and Age Unite to Demand That Banks Stop Lending to Big Oil

An oil refinery in operation in Philadelphia. (Rusty Kennedy / Associated Press)

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