Category Archives: environment

Award the Rubber Dodo before January 15

The Center for Biological Diversity is awarding its annual Rubber Dodo to the person who has done the most in the past year to harm the precious life of our planet. You will find the four contenders for villainy listed … Continue reading

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Powerful essay by Cindy Matthews

Cindy responded to my post yesterday, (please read her comment), and included a link to an essay of her own. This is a must-read, logically tying together Trump’s insane war mongering, the power of the fossil fuel industries, and the … Continue reading

Posted in Climate change, environment, politics

Bushfire liars are out in force

I’ve had it. I just want to leave this planet and its criminal stupidities. For 50 years, science has predicted that Australia would become drier, with more drought, and greater danger and severity of wildfire. It’s been happening exactly as … Continue reading

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Official: we must get rid of pesticides

I’ve been saying for years, killing the small beasties of this planet is far worse than even the climate catastrophe. Now, a letter to Nature from a group of highly respected scientists has called for urgent action to stop using … Continue reading

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A better way to feed a city

Cuba was in danger of starvation when the Soviet Union collapsed. Read the inspiring way they solved the problem. Better still, apply it to where you live.

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A princely prize for environmental solutions

The Prince is William, second in like for the British throne. The prize is The Earthshot Prize: A decade of action to repair the Earth. William’s inspiration is John Kennedy’s Moonshot project. Only, the goal is survival rather than nationalistic … Continue reading

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Are you still buying bottled water?

For one thing, it is more expensive per volume than gasoline. It’s a great profit maker: you go to a location that may already be desperately short of water (a quarter of the world’s population lives with water stress), pump … Continue reading

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Five climate experts with hope

A good way to end a year of climate gloom is to read this essay in Huffington Post. Without any Polyanna pretence, five people who KNOW have been able to find some hope for the future.

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Worrying about future generations?

Someone on Quora was. Here is my answer.

Posted in Climate change, environment, philosophy