Author Archives: Dr Bob Rich

About Dr Bob Rich

I am a professional grandfather. My main motivation is to transform society to create a sustainable world in which my grandchildren and their grandchildren in perpetuity can have a life, and a life worth living. This means reversing environmental idiocy that's now threatening us with extinction, and replacing culture of greed and conflict with one of compassion and cooperation.

The Story of Plastic: a movie reviewed in The Revelator

This is a movie all of us need to see. Before you have the opportunity, the review by Tara Lohan is a must-read. Full of pithy, quotable one-sentence hammer-blows, this review is great writing. The content of the movie is … Continue reading

Posted in environment, reviews, technology | Leave a comment

Quora answer on choosing to be childfree

Please read my answer to the question: “Should couples stop having more kids to protect the planet?”

Posted in environment, philosophy, Psychology | Leave a comment

In defence of a fine young woman

I answer questions on Quora, though sometimes I don’t know why I bother. A current fashion there is to attack Greta Thunberg. After all, it would be SO UNCOMFORTABLE and INCONVENIENT if she were right! Please read my answer to … Continue reading

Posted in Climate change, environment, Inspiration, politics | 5 Comments

Bob Rich bones up on marketing

This is Carolyn Howard-Johnson’s tongue in cheek title for my review of William Ammerman’s The Invisible Brand. While you can read the review in the November issue of Bobbing Around, you don’t need to wait. You will find Carolyn’s site … Continue reading

Posted in reviews | Leave a comment

Reincarnation: Fact & Fiction

via Reincarnation: Fact & Fiction

Quote | Posted on | Leave a comment

The 20 companies guilty of ecocide

According to this report in The Guardian, already in 1965, President Lyndon B. Johnson released a report identifying the link between the burning of fossil fuels and climate change. The main producers of petroleum, coal and natural gas also knew … Continue reading

Posted in Climate change, environment, politics | Leave a comment

A trustworthy source of climate news

That’s the Climate Change Service of the Copernicus Institute. This is an agency of the European Union. Its research and news is beyond reproach. They don’t engage in politics, only gathering and reporting climate facts. One of those facts is … Continue reading

Posted in Climate change, environment | Leave a comment

Yvonne Rowan reviews From Depression to Contentment

Are you steeped in depression? Feeling sad, but don’t know why? Plunged into a seemingly endless grief? What if you met someone whose greatest joy in life (yes, greatest joy) is to take you gently by the hand and lead … Continue reading

Posted in Bob's Books, Health, Psychology, reviews | Leave a comment

Two of my favourite people on this planet, shaking hands

Image | Posted on | Leave a comment

What’s wrong with nuclear power, from Friends of the Earth

I tried to post this important press release from Friends of the Earth here, but WordPress insisted on eating all but the first paragraph. So, you will find it permanently at my Mudsmith site. There you will also find an … Continue reading

Posted in Climate change, environment, philosophy, politics