There seems to be a lot of backtracking in the air as people who should really know better consider selling their own long term futures for the sake of a pleasant afternoon in the sun. Maybe we're just not that bright.
Oxfam confirms that the food for cars movement is pushing the food for people movement back 30% whilst the carbon market is criticised by Stern and others for being something of a curate's egg.
Meanwhile the UK sells off its welfare system to anyone with a big stick and a filing cabinet - and those good people in the platinum mining industry go to the aid of poor Robert Mugabe.
Plus - a blast from a previous post about jellyfish - making the news on a beach near you - from now on...