IT Ain't Half Hot Ma; not yet leastwaysIf its getting warmer it's not our fault
is the theme of two letters to the Berwick Advertiser attacking the 'warmists' which in all their polemical lunacy you can read here
(Click on Letters to the Editor
) Its interesting that the editor is happy to give so much space to the 'deniers' I wonder if it reflects his views.? If so he might be in a majority. I don't find too much heated (npi) interest in Global Warming in these parts-being usually so cold that many Borderers might welcome it and I suspect therefore that not too many people take it too seriously as an issue which will personally effect them. The Marshall Islands might sink without trace, but they are an awfu' long way from here and Eyemouth has very high cliffs so why worry. And if the Tweed Valley becomes a major wine producing area (Chateau Paxton '47)as it may have been in Roman times, is not that good for the local economy? Farmer C will have to ensure that any future Mac Mansions are centrally air conditioned but I am sure he will rise to the challenge.
As the man on the Hutton Omnibus remarked to no one in particular 'All that fuss about the Millennium Bug-lots of hyped up nonsense, never came to anything apart from buying unnecessary and expensive anti-bug software-perhaps all this warming stuff is another con? Someone is bound to make a lot of money out of it. At our expense'
The first Tsunami in Coldingham Bay may change all that but if anywhere in the UK is the centre of Warm up Scepticism, I suspect this is it.
Labels: Berwick Advertiser, Global Warming, Sceptical Borderers