Tag Archive for Australia

The Tonystralian paradox

The Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott is a dedicated Catholic. Pope Francis’ new encyclical letter and his call for action on climate change confronts Tony Abbott with an interesting dilemma: As the leader of a nation shortly to become the…

Open letter to religious leaders in Denmark

Religious leaders: Time to join the climate struggle Many consider you moral lighthouses. Show them that you are worthy of their trust. By Jens-André Herbener, historian of religion, University of South Denmark     Dear leaders of Denmark’s religious communities…

Geelong’s new environment strategy

Rodney Thomas, Manager of City of Greater Geelong’s Environment & Waste Services, was guest in The Sustainable Hour on 94.7 The Pulse on 22 January 2014. He talked about Geelong’s new environment strategy, which has been published in a draft…

Dear Climate Change Authority

I posted this to the Australian Climate Change Authority today – just before deadline which is today, 29 November. You can do it too. Dear Climate Change Authority, Thank you for doing this extremely important work and for allowing us…

The Cost of Carbon

‘The Way Forward’ – “This is home…” Published on youtube.com on 22 October 2013. » The different segments of the hour-long Internet-broadcast ‘The Cost of Carbon’, covering six continents, are being uploaded on youtube.com here: youtube.com/user/ClimateReality ‘The Cost of Carbon’. Published…

Movement for a frack free Geelong region

On 24 September 2013, 45 concerned citizens – a good mix of farmers, fishermen, tradesmen, civil servants, teachers, doctors, activists, students, and parents – met at Geelong Trades Hall to discuss how they feel about that the company Lakes Oil is…