Menopausal Mother Nature

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Global warming is the legacy we must not leave to our grandchildren – The Times

Last Friday we drove north to Ullapool for a couple of nights’ stay in a newly reopened Ceilidh Place. Both double-jabbed, our mission was to see our two sons, their partners and our four grandchildren again. The youngest had just had her first birthday the week before. But, thanks to Covid, we had met Lena only twice before, between lockdowns.

The day before we set off, I facilitated another of the energy conversations I have been conducting in recent years for the University of Strathclyde’s Centre for Energy Policy. This one was on the opportunities and challenges posed by carbon capture and storage. Thanks to the virus, the 50 or so participants conversed over Zoom.

Before we started talking, I had read a paper critical