Tagged: open thread

People Talkin’ #9 - Hot Topic

Gareth Renowden Jul 05, 2012

Because the commenter known as “bill” is too lazy to dig up the last open thread, here’s a new one. There’s plenty to talk about (but there’s a post on extreme weather on its way, so hold fire on that) — including an interesting and developing stoush between George Monbiot, who thinks that growing extraction [...] … Read More

People talkin’ #7 - Hot Topic

Gareth Renowden Mar 11, 2012

The last open thread is now well over 500 comments, and the threading/nesting of replies has long since got its knickers in a twist, so here’s a new thread for March — and this time I’ll try not to fsck it up. Usual rules apply, and I’ll issue another plea to keep the discussion polite. Read More

People talking’ #6 - Hot Topic

Gareth Renowden Feb 08, 2012

I have been remiss about posting open threads: here’s a new one for 2012 — a place for the interested to discourse upon weighty matters, or for the weighty to discourse about interesting matters. Or indeed the weather in Amsterdam, where my daughter is looking forward to skating on the canals. In any event, keep [...] … Read More

Riddle-me-ree/open thread - Hot Topic

Gareth Renowden Nov 04, 2011

We haven’t had an open thread for a while, and as there seems to be some desire to discuss Matt Ridley‘s recent lecture at the RSA in Edinburgh (see Bishop Hill for the first appearance thereof), here’s your chance. There’s a lot of other interesting stuff around — feel free to roam. But first, I’d [...] … Read More