Shadowlightblog by Barry Dalgleish

Shadowlight Blog
Shedding light into the shadowy corners of the world whilst navigating the misty quagmire of the global neoliberal establishment
Created 12 Nov 2020
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  • Ukraine Reloaded
    20 Mar 2022 1 1
    PDF version of this article On 24 February Russia finally invaded Ukraine after weeks of speculation. But how the hell did we get to this? This piece outlines the historical background behind the conf...
  • What 2022 Will Bring
    10 Feb 2022
    I thought I would take this opportunity to reflect on what gone before and what’s coming up. With new subscribers coming on board along with increased article views, my work is now reaching a wider re...
  • COP26 - A Predictable Failure
    15 Jan 2022 4 1
    ‘FLOP26’ would more accurately describe the event that took place in Glasgow from 31 October - 12 November 2021. A year’s delay due to the COVID pandemic didn’t really change the dynamic of the climat...
  • Real World Solutions for the Climate Crisis - Part 2
    22 Dec 2021 2 0
    This directly follows on from Part 1. The False Solutions Fantasy I already looked at false solutions in a previous article on the UK’s zero emissions. Here I’ll cover them in more depth. Shadowlightb...
  • Real World Solutions for the Climate Crisis - Part 1
    24 Nov 2021 3 0
    This is the third of a series of articles putting the climate crisis under the microscope and the direct follow-up to The Hidden Climate Catastrophe. It considers the false ‘business as usual’ solutio...
  • Deepwater Horizon - A Very Familiar Disaster
    18 Oct 2021 • 8 min read • 1 0
    Pausing for a moment on the threshold of the climate crisis, I look at a few of of those low probability, high impact events that nobody thinks will ever happen, but invariably do actually happen, wit...
  • Deepwater Horizon - A Very Familiar Disaster
    18 Oct 2021 1 0
    Pausing for a moment on the threshold of the climate crisis, I look at a few of of those low probability, high impact events that nobody thinks will ever happen, but invariably do actually happen, wit...
  • The Hidden Climate Catastrophe
    09 Oct 2021 3 0
    In August, 2021, the IPCC published the first installment of the 6th assessment report (AR6) working group 1 (WG1) - The Physical Science Basis. Just like previous ARs, there is the predictable explos...
  • Herd Immunity or Eugenics - A Dangerous Unethical Experiment
    26 Aug 2021 1 0
    On July 19, 2021, the UK Government removed restrictions on COVID in England. People were effectively left to make their own decision on whether to protect themselves or not. The rest of the UK follow...
  • Peru, Nazca and Climate Change
    18 Aug 2021 1 0
    On December 8th, 2014 whilst the Lima climate talks were in progress, Greenpeace activists unfurled a message at the historic landmark of Nazca in Peru. Little did the activists know at the time that ...
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