Category Archives: Climate change

Good tips on reducing energy use

This infographic from Environment America will save you money and reduce your environmental footprint wherever you live. Harvard University Office for Sustainability, the source of the pic, also has excellent advice. Advertisements

Posted in Climate change, environment, good news, Projects, technology | Leave a comment

A plan to stop global extinction

Avaaz is raising money to enable them to have an input into the Global Deal for Nature at the crucial Biodiversity Summit of 2020. This is the most important issue facing humanity. Climate change is only part of it. We … Continue reading

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

Toolkit for making a climate change difference

You can download a detailed guide for personal actions you can take, never mind the idiocy of certain politicians. It was prepared for Australia, but minor modifications allow it to be applied anywhere. This is from the Climate Council, one … Continue reading

Posted in Climate change, environment, good news, politics, Projects | Leave a comment

How to reduce extinctions

A few months ago, I made a submission to an Australian Senate enquiry into Australia’s faunal extinction crisis. They have just notified me that I may now make my submission public, so I have uploaded it as a PDF file. … Continue reading

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

Gandhi’s spiritual daughter?

Molly Scott Cato is a British politician, who has announced her intention of going from law-maker to law-breaker to try to save the planet. She is leading a movement for nonviolent direct action to protect what future we still have. … Continue reading

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

Pip’s call to action

Stephanie Black has posted a long and thoughtful comment to How to change the world. I have learned some of the answers to her questions from Pip Lipkin, who is the hero of my novel, Ascending Spiral. Here is how … Continue reading

Posted in Climate change, compassion, environment, Inspiration, philosophy, politics, stories | 2 Comments

Organic state rewarded

An entire state in India has gone 100% organic. As a result, it has been awarded the “Oscar for best agroecology practices,” the Future Policy Award 2018. We must not follow, or poor Bayer will lose their investment in Monsanto. … Continue reading

Posted in Climate change, environment, good news, Health | Leave a comment

Extinctions

It’s been known for years that we are in the 6th extinction event, and that it is caused directly by humans. My metaphor has been that we’re unravelling the web of life, and will also fall through the hole. A … Continue reading

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

Remember that Greenland Heatwave?

Here is one of many reports as a reminder. For years now, Greenland and the sea to its north have experienced never-before high temperatures. A research report, dated 10 October, 2018 offers an explanation. Reduced temperature differential between the Arctic … Continue reading

Posted in Climate change, environment, politics | 1 Comment

Not in my backyard

This phrase is mockingly thrown at people who object to aspects of industry, but use the products. It can range from car drivers objecting to a quarry for road gravel, to high electricity users wanting to stop a nuclear power … Continue reading

Posted in Climate change, environment | 1 Comment