Category Archives: environment

Hawaii: Fossil Fuel Non-proliferation Treaty

I love it. As often before, Hawaii is a world leader. They are about to pass a law designed as a model to other states in the first instance, but for the whole planet: BAN FOSSIL FUELS. You can read … Continue reading

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Too hot? Too cold?

You can reduce your impact on the environment by controlling your temperature in different ways. I tell you how in a guest post at Wibble.

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Don’t toss it; fix it

I’ve been doing this for decades, as part of my work for a survivable future. “Repair” is the second priority after “refuse.” Here is an organisation where you can learn how to fix things, join up with likeminded practical environmentalists … Continue reading

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If you don’t want to eat pesticides…

…read this very brief article. A mob calling itself the Environmental Working Group makes an annual list of fruit and vegetables with the highest and lowest pesticide content, based on US Department of Agriculture figures. “Pay the farmer now, or … Continue reading

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The greatest weapon in the green warrior’s arsenal

Reblogged from my dear friend and fellow conspirator. It is brief and to the point. Very strange: the reblogging didn’t happen. Here is the link:

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A common prosperity for planet Earth

A guest post by Duncan Dean It is an undeniable fact that our human species is currently sailing along on a self-built ocean of deadly land, sea and atmospheric mega pollution. The course we have charted is a direct and … Continue reading

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The zero waste kitchen

You will enjoy Melissa Breyer’s lively writing while she takes you on a guided tour of her kitchen. She describes about a dozen ways of eliminating waste (paper as well as plastic). While I know about most of them, I … Continue reading

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Small country, big step: Panama recognises Nature as a person

I wasn’t sure if this is “environment,” “inspiration,” “good news” or “politics,” but then all categories are fiction. There is only One, and the government of Panama has taken the inspirational political step to protect Nature, which is all life … Continue reading

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A lady to admire

“When the last tree is cut, the last fish is caught, and the last river is polluted; when to breathe the air is sickening, you will realize, too late, that wealth is not in bank accounts and that you can’t … Continue reading

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She is one of my mob!

Everybody in Australia knows of Barnaby Joyce, the most retrogressive politician in government. His record of stupidity would fill a couple of pages, but… his electorate is rusted-on conservative. Carol Sparks is a retired nurse who has done wonderful things … Continue reading

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