Monday 19 August 2002

The green scam

In his Monday article, George Kerevan writes sensibly about the extraordinary gathering of 60,000 "utopians" about to take place in Johannesburg.

Mr Kerevan also tells us that Professor Arthur Herman sees the Cold War as having been:

a contest between the Scottish Enlightenment and the French Enlightenment.
and that the Scots won!

Back on the environment question, George thinks that the world will face problems with fresh water supplies. We in Scotland have solved the problem of finding enough water - especially this "summer" - but our Stalinist water industry hasn't quite managed the quality thing.