"A charity that relies in the main part on taxes is no more a charity than a prostitute is your girlfriend."
A brilliant quote which sums up modern "charities". I find it scary the way the bien peasants jump between charities, quangos and government.
Like this guy. From WWF to chairman of the Met Office.
Robert Napier CBE is chairman of the Homes and Communities Agency, having formerly been chairman and non-executive director of English Partnerships.
Robert is also chairman of the Board of the Met Office. He was chief executive of WWF-UK, the UK arm of the World Wide Fund for Nature, from 1999 to April 2007.
|Offices in voluntary, non-profit making bodies etc||The Green Fiscal Commission (Chairman)|
Carbon Disclosure Project (Chairman of Trustees)
WCMC 2000 - World Conservation Monitoring Centre (Chairman of Trustees)
Watts Gallery (Trustee)
Sedbergh School (Chairman of Governors)
Sedbergh School Developments Ltd (Director)
Baynards Zambia Trust (Trustee)
And what does he know about the weather or climate?