We know it was one of the first things we did when we migrated into Europe and discovered its lions, bears and rhinos.
In today's Oceania, the Australian Department of Environment could easily qualify for a fifth ministry. In the name of ecology this department destroys ecosytems, while in the name of environment it aggressively increases emissions.
Austerity comes from the Ancient Greek austeros meaning harshness, sourness or bitterness. It roughly translates as "to singe the tongue".
I got to be a reporter at this year's Labour and Conservation party conferences. It was hard work. Here are some actual nothings that were spoken...