Good boy, Serj! - March 18, 2009 - Uncategorized

This came to me via an introductory email from Animals Australia’s new project, Unleashed. For fans of humane oriented alternative music, or humane anything for that matter, I’m sure the site will be interesting to browse. There are plenty of things for inspiration as well as food for thought. Speaking is Serj Tankian, frontman from […]

Dr Rajendra Pachauri IPCC cheif now a blogger - October 1, 2008 - Uncategorized

Good on you Rajendra. The internet is a great platform and I know you have all information people need to make the best changes and deal with climate change. http://blog.rkpachauri.org/index.php?a=4 Dr Rajendra Pachauri, whose name I am only just able to spell correctly first go, has just been re-elected for another term as IPCC chief. […]

Arctic Meltdown Update - July 30, 2008 - Uncategorized

At the end of last year, Jay Zwally, NASA climate scientist specialising in Arctic ice conditions, looked closely at the state of the Arctic and publicly announced that “at this rate the ocean could be nearly ice-free by the end of summer 2012. This beats previous worst case scenarios by decades, or centuries (1). Now, […]

We Can’t Eat Timber? - July 29, 2008 - Uncategorized

It’s rare that I would pick up the pen to write something political nowadays (I learned my lesson in 2006), but I’ve been struck by a monumental deception on behalf of the Northern Territory meat industry. This article from ABC.net.au covers the situation, but basically, the government has imposed a moratorium on tree clearing in […]

Global Warming Song Filming - July 21, 2008 - Uncategorized

Thanks to everyone! Well, I didn’t have much to do with it, but I’m sure Renata is thankful. Here’s a pic form the day: The link to the song and original invitation

Everyone’s a Vegetarian - July 20, 2008 - Uncategorized

I’m learning that most people, veggie or not, are caring and loving vegetarians – no matter what they eat. Maybe not now, but later. Just today I heard back from an old friend, who I had emailed a page about Islam and Vegetarianism. His family is from Palestine, but mostly living in here in Brisbane. […]

Web Resources: Environment - July 17, 2008 - Uncategorized

This is the first in a series of web resources for a variety of purposes. The list will likely expand so add it to your bookmarks! I bring this post to the front from time to time when a valuable new resource pops up on the net. Brian’s post is one: Brian from Larvatus Prodeo […]

The Green Years - July 13, 2008 - Uncategorized

What will the green years look like? This post contains all you need to know to avert ecological and economic disaster. The solutions are very simple and accessible. We don’t need more technology or scientists to achieve the green years. We need…

Economic and Environmental Meltdown - - Uncategorized

I was eighteen when I realised that the lifestyles in countries like Australia are driving the world to a calamitic meltdown and tragic aftermath. It seems that this is entering common knowledge with experts speaking of “inevitable” economic and environmental collapses. Crisis Points: Water Land Food

Garnaut and the Farmers - July 9, 2008 - Uncategorized

I’ve been waiting pensively for this article to appear. Basically the farmers agribusiness has realized three things the devastating impact of their trade on the environment and global climate the cost that will bring under comprehensive emissions trading (if the government takes a stance for the future, we shall see) they can use ‘national interest’ […]

Heaven on Earth is Made of What? - June 29, 2008 - Uncategorized

The spirit of the future, dealing with climate change, as written by “Dors” in her comment on an Australian online newspaper article about global warming. I like to envision a future not in terms of what we’ll have to give up, but in terms of what we could gain. I’m gaining a healthier body now […]

Can We Kick It? Hope We Can! - June 15, 2008 - Uncategorized

If this blog is still going in five years three miracles will have occurred… 1. I will have succeeded in writing about real-world issues in a way that doesn’t make me feel crazy, hyper-intellectual or sick… 2. Human civilization will not have collapsed on itself… and 3. The environment will not have collapsed on itself […]