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.

Big book giveaway

Marie Lavender has organised a huge book giveaway. If you visit her, you may be able to grab one of a large number of offerings, including three copies of three of my books. If you do get one of mine, … Continue reading

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New report from the Club of Rome: PLANET EMERGENCY PLAN

One of the chief authors is Sandrine Dixson-Declève In 1972, the Club of Rome validated my assessment of the evidence that humanity was heading down the wrong path, toward self-destruction. They’ve been my heroes ever since. Now, they have published … Continue reading

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Protection from the liars: a must-see movie

Josh Fox has been personally targeted by the forces destroying this planet. That was a sort of a beta run for the 2016 US elections. Please read an interview with him about his latest movie, The Truth Has Changed. You … Continue reading

Posted in Climate change, environment, Inspiration, philosophy, politics

Basketball star is successfully reducing extinctions.

I’d never heard of Yao Ming, but apparently he is a retired basketball star. My son, Rob, sent me the link to a description of his inspiring actions. Thanks to his work, there is now a widespread movement in China … Continue reading

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Judge clears Swiss climate protestors, because climate change is a clear danger

A bunch of people dressed in tennis clothes, and staged a demo at Credit Suisse, which has been a major funder of fossil fuel projects. The tennis link is because they sponsor Roger Federer. They were convicted of trespass and … Continue reading

Posted in Climate change, environment, good news

Understanding fake news

Fake news is now an academic subject. I was surprised to find a summary of several reputable studies on the subject. Fascinating, if you like to laugh at the human animal.

Posted in philosophy, politics, Psychology

The Australian government’s fire season preparation

This statue is the work of Maria Miesenberger, Human Ostrich Mänsklig struts, in Borås, Sweden. It was posted at Quora by Thies Schaper.

Posted in Climate change, environment, fun, politics

Award the Rubber Dodo before January 15

The Center for Biological Diversity is awarding its annual Rubber Dodo to the person who has done the most in the past year to harm the precious life of our planet. You will find the four contenders for villainy listed … Continue reading

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Powerful essay by Cindy Matthews

Cindy responded to my post yesterday, (please read her comment), and included a link to an essay of her own. This is a must-read, logically tying together Trump’s insane war mongering, the power of the fossil fuel industries, and the … Continue reading

Posted in Climate change, environment, politics

Bushfire liars are out in force

I’ve had it. I just want to leave this planet and its criminal stupidities. For 50 years, science has predicted that Australia would become drier, with more drought, and greater danger and severity of wildfire. It’s been happening exactly as … Continue reading

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