"The greatest joy in nature is the absence of man"

Stricken Polar bears star on X-Factor; Sting is multi-tasking saving rainforests and launching a new album; and our planet gets simultaneously hotter/cooler/neither depending on the scientist/interest group/newspaper/TV show/blogger. What of Copenhagen? The BBC blithely reports that Copenhagen is about "demonstrations, disruption, deadlock". Ban Ki Moon pronounces with a stunning grasp ...

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