Category Archives: environment

A few dollars may save his home…

I have written previously about Ben Pennings. The worst company in the world have taken him to court because he peacefully protested in order to save a future for his kids; for all the kids of Earth. The company is … Continue reading

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My mob! Grandparents facing jail for climate protest

I want to translocate to Queensland to hug a bunch of 14 people my age, who are willing to spend three years in jail for their actions in protecting a future for our grandchildren. One man has a serious heart … Continue reading

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Now you’re cooking with gas! Oh no!

“Now you’re cooking with gas!” was a slogan of my youth, created by the gas industry, to indicate something really good. This bit of investigative journalism by Lisa Song shows this to have been a con. Cooking with gas risks … Continue reading

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A young champion of the environment

Innes Fitzgerald looks like a future Olympic champion. Though only 16, she has done well in open international distance running events. All her photos are copyrighted, but if you look at this page (then click on Images) and know anything … Continue reading

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Greta Thunberg says, “Enough is enough!”

Originally posted on Wibble:
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good people to do nothing. Me, Just now† I received an email today, imploring me to sign yet another petition. Those tend to have little…

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An invitation

Two of my daughters, one genetically related, one not, have organised the most perfect birthday celebration for me: the planting of a wildlife corridor at Moora Moora, my community. This is a few weeks early, but as my card states, … Continue reading

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Super-duper marathon run nearly home

Last August, I posted about Erchana, a young woman who set out to run a marathon a day every day, from the top of Australia to Melbourne in the south. Her motive is to raise money for the Wilderness Society, … Continue reading

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Why we need a time machine: answer to a Quora question

Someone has just woken up to the nightmare I’ve been struggling with since 1972, and asked on Quora, “How soon do you think humanity will reach a point where serious action must be taken in order to avoid large-scale damage … Continue reading

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Why I love this guy

The guy is Bob Brown, founder of the Australian Greens, and indeed of the Greens movement globally. Please read this inspiring essay setting out in a few words what humanity needs to do to survive. It exactly matches what I … Continue reading

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Net Zero: the great con

“Net zero” is the concept that I can carry on my climate-wrecking activities by paying someone somewhere to do something that removes CO2 from the air. Then typically there is a date put on it: “Net zero by 2050” used … Continue reading

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