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Louise Gray Recycles Moral Decadence

Lawns suffering from drought - Telegraph
By Louise Gray, Environment Correspondent
Published: 8:00AM BST 26 Jun 2010
Dr Geoff Dixon, Senior Research Fellow in Horticulture at the University of Strathclyde, said green lawns will become symbols of "social and moral decadence" because of climate change and population growth, as meters are introduced to ration water.

Lawns will become sign of 'moral decadence' because of climate change - Telegraph
By Louise Gray, Environment Correspondent
Published: 10:00PM BST 01 May 2009
Professor Geoff Dixon of the University of Reading's Centre for Horticulture and Landscape said, "Clinging to the grassy elegance of English lawns will be signals of social and moral decadence."

Keep repeating it love, I suppose you get paid by the word...

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Professor of Horticulture? As in 'You can take a horticulture but you can't make her think?'

My trick for keeping the lawn green is to leave the grass an inch longer.

How about brown lawns?

They're probably a good comment on Senior Research Fellows in Horticulture.

Sweet Louise.

The problem isn't solely Louise, it's also the Doctor turned Professor who, despite changing establishments, squeaks out the same release a year later which Louise dutifully reports.

Well Spotted.

I'm sure Louise has a databank of press handouts from
IPCC/WWF/Greenpeace etc and cut n pastes them into a story
then things are getting a bit cool - climatically speaking.


Caught out using one twice, however, good greenie practice
that - re-cycling.

She's about as useful as her boss Geoffrey Lean.

We might as well call it the Daily Warmograph.

Actually, what is the point of Ms Gray: why doesn't the Warmograph just give the space direct to the warministas and cut out the middle man/person/thing:
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/earth/environment/climatechange/7849441/Michael-Mann-says-hockey-stick-should-not-have-become-climate-change-icon.html

Best recycling trick for grass,;1part human urine;4parts water,sprinkled liberally in the early evening.

I have lived here for 40 years and have never watered the lawn. If you don't water you encourage grasses that stand drought, if you soak the turf you only encourage feeble grasses.
Clearly Louise Gray and the Professor have never had a lawn, but then they don't appear to be thinkers.

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