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Bobbing Around Volume 21 Number 7

The Glasgow Climate Pact, for all its restrained and diplomatic language, looks like a suicide pact. George Monbiot As we approach the centenary of the introduction of ‘Gross Domestic Product’ (GDP), it’s time to acknowledge that this anachronistic atrocity should … Continue reading

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Bobbing Around Volume 21 Number 6

Being with people who love you and whom you love is the only important thing. Mick, in Maraglindi: Guardian spirit Enough of treating nature like a toilet. UN Secretary-General António Guterres at COP26 Why can’t humans be humane? Bob Rich … Continue reading

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Bobbing Around Volume 21 Number 5

Dissatisfaction is an inside not an outside thing. As long as you take it with you, you can enjoy being miserable anywhere. Pip Lipkin in Ascending Spiral Addressing what is uncomfortable is necessary in order to create change. Holli Kenley … Continue reading

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Bobbing Around Volume 21 Number 4

Among the unvaccinated, the virus travels unhindered on a highway with multiple off-ramps and refueling stations. In the vaccinated, it gets lost in a maze of dead-end streets and cul-de-sacs. Dr. Craig Spencer Fundamentally, we can only permanently solve our … Continue reading

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Bobbing Around Volume 21 Number 3

With practice, it’s easy having a hurting body and a smiling face. From Lifting the Gloom There is no zero-sum conflict between fighting climate breakdown and preserving local environments and livelihoods. Thea Riofrancos Plastic items from take-out food and beverages … Continue reading

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Bobbing Around Volume 21 Number 2

Human health cannot be separated from the health of the planet. Dr Neil Vora Most convicted offenders have an experience of trauma, abuse and violence at least four times higher than the general population. Gwen Adshead Instead of loving things … Continue reading

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Bobbing Around Volume 21 Number 1

Eating a factory-farmed animal is like eating suffering Anna Sri Doing my best to be my best. Tishina I’m the servant of the seven billion human beings alive today, dedicated to their well-being. Dalai Lama Bobbing Around Volume Twenty-one, Number … Continue reading

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Bobbing Around Volume 20 Number 12

Abuses multiply in our system because the system itself is abusive. Mike Dowson Worry and anxiety are being stuck in the future. Guilt and regret are being stuck in the past. Live in the NOW. Dr Bob Rich Bobbing Around … Continue reading

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Bobbing Around Volume 20 Number 11

That the fossil fuel industry managed to turn global warming into a political issue — Left saying it’s happening, Right saying it’s not — might have been tactically brilliant, but it was also a vast global crime. Alan Kohler If … Continue reading

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Bobbing Around Volume 20 Number 10

Sometimes when you’re in a dark place, you think you’ve been buried, but you’ve actually been planted. Christine Caine Nanoplastic research is still in its infancy. But laboratory tests show that unlike microplastics, nanoplastics are small enough to accumulate within … Continue reading

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