NI Talks break Kyoto protocol?

Well, not really. But Alex Kane argues that a low level but volumous series of diatribes between the UUP and DUP press offices, is a poor substitute for real political argument. The real issue is, he believes, is whether the DUP can cut a deal for Unionism at large. If they fail, he believes, there is no other political actor capable of ‘picking up the pieces’.

By Alex Kane

A vaccine that prevents sheep from breaking wind has been developed by Australian scientists in an attempt to reduce global warming. In the first large-scale trials, two injections reduced flatulence and belching by about eight per cent. Gas from sheep, cattle, pigs and other farm animals accounts for about a quarter of the world

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