RNS Quote of the Day: 02/26/14

Britain is about to get a new island off its Southwest coast. Of a sort.

Nature treats humans as part of the natural world but environmentalists treat nature as part of the political world.

Richard FernandezRainbow Slick

The Southwestern leg of Britain is drowning under historic levels of floodwater. But not because of global warming, as their government has told them. Instead, it is because the government has misappropriated funds and decided “the cause” is more important than its people’s lives and property.

If you haven’t been keeping up on the problems in the Somerset Levels, you should take it upon yourself to hit the link and do so. Think, “Northern Californian drought” in reverse.

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