miscellaneous

What we learned this week

and blaming enviromentalists for the slow progress of fracking in the UK. We need fracked gas to make us “more energy-independent, less reliant on Russian gas.”

. On your bike, Mr Cameron.

Speaking of which, the average vehicle speed on A roads through English towns is . If current trends continue, bikes will be faster than cars within a decade.

I rather like the look of the . I’ve got an idea for a story, and I hope I get time to write it before the deadline on the 19th of April.

“Planting more trees… must be institutionalised as a national duty” argues in the Daily Nation. He also suggests planting hemp.

Last week I read the news on Kenya’s , which is a fine national title, if nothing special for international readers. This week I shall be dipping into the world’s most popular newspaper by circulation, Japan’s .

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