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Bobbing Around Volume 19 Number 9

The [climate] crisis is not imminent. The crisis is here. George Monbiot [East] Antarctica is melting. Everywhere I looked, there was water rushing off the ice sheet, carving long ravines deep into the ice sheet, or pooling into supraglacial lakes. … Continue reading

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Bobbing Around Volume 19 Number 8

Failing to adequately plan for the known threat of climate change in a country like Australia should now be considered to be an act of treason. Joëlle Gergis, lead author on the forthcoming Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) Sixth … Continue reading

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Bobbing Around Volume 19 Number 7

Anyone who denies the climate catastrophe, anyone who stands in the way of emergency action, is a mass murderer on a scale never before seen, as in billions. The planet would cease to support life without the services insects provide. … Continue reading

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Bobbing Around Volume 19 Number 6

The primary end of personal possessions is to relieve hunger, thirst, and nakedness, and if more than sufficient remains it should be transmitted into good works. Galen Habitat loss, pesticide use, invasive species, and climate change all have likely played … Continue reading

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Bobbing Around Volume 19 Number 5

What you do not want done to yourself, do not do to others. Confucius (and all other mature spirits). This (dead baby) turtle, which would fit in the palm of your hand, had eaten 104 pieces of plastic. South Florida … Continue reading

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Bobbing Around Volume 19 Number 4

Making a difference is far more important than making a fortune. Bird populations in North America have declined by nearly one-third in 48 years. Bobbing Around Volume Nineteen, Number Four, October, 2019 Bob Rich’s rave bobswriting.com    anxietyanddepression-help.com/    mudsmith.net/    previous issues … Continue reading

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Bobbing Around Volume 19 Number 3

Help one person at a time, and start with the person closest to you. Mother Teresa My religion is kindness. The purpose of enlightenment is to be of service. The Dalai Lama Bobbing Around Volume Nineteen, Number Three, September, 2019 … Continue reading

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Bobbing Around Volume 19 Number 2

We’re killing all complex life on Earth. It’s official: we are in the sixth great extinction event, the next one after the dinosaurs departed… All the problems are due to greed, aggression, fear, envy, hate. If you exercise metta [unconditional … Continue reading

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Bobbing Around Volume 19 Number 1

California in the 1970s generated the equivalent of two new nuclear power plants of energy, just by improving the efficiency of fridges. Rob Murray-Leach, head of the Energy Efficiency Council of Australia Equanimity: Whatever is, is, and is all right. … Continue reading

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Bobbing Around Volume 18 Number 12

If that were true, I’d have to completely change my life. If that were true, I and my loved ones would be in terrible danger. So, of course it cannot be true. The explanation of climate change denial You say … Continue reading

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