The IPCC’s Attack On The Airline Industry

It is true that airliners put out heat and do so at altitudes which are very cold to start out, however considering the volume atmosphere up there, even though thinner than at sea level, do 1,000s of airline flights daily at those altitudes contribute enough heat and greenhouse gases to change anything? Probably not, however the IPCC has targeted the airline industry as a big source of greenhouse gas emissions – CO2 to be exact. Yes, when you burn Kerosene – much like diesel fuel you get CO2. And yes,…

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Tracing Old Scottish School Records

In search of old school records from Scotland I am searching for old school records (1840s-1860s) in order to find out which school my ancestors attended. I understand that it was not compulsory for parents to send their children to school until 1872 but surely there must be records somewhere in Scotland which references to the pupils. My great grand parents are Robert Stewart who was born at Old Kilpatrick in Dumbartonshire in 1842 and Margaret Cochran(e) who was born at Helensburgh in 1834. Robert’s parents were William Stewart and…

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