“The Federal government has been promoting coal, misleading the public on causes of blackouts and electricity rises, and trashing renewable power. They’ve seemingly forgotten all about climate change. Meanwhile extreme weather has played havoc on power infrastructure around the country,
[CLIMATIC ROOT TREATMENT] is a series of blogposts seeking to uncover and understand the deeper roots of society’s problems with taking appropriate action on the climate emergency, and to explore the advantages we could see once the action sets in.
You can’t judge climate sceptics as if they are all the same. They come in various sizes and shapes, with different motivations, and we need to be able to distinguish sceptics from deniers, trolls from laggards. We have seen their
Today in The Sustainable Hour on 94.7 The Pulse, we talk about air pollution and cheating with air quality measurements. Outraged by the recent Volkswagen and Exxon scandals, we take a look at local examples of scandalous emissions fraud and
At a time when governments protect and promote the coal and gas industries… At a time when the entire world is saying that coal and gas urgently need to be phased out due to the climatic complications caused by the
Liberal and Conservative politicians accuse science of climate change of doomsday hysteria, but do not see the religious plank in their own eyes. Most people have heard about cults, which in the name of religious fanaticism commit collective suicide and
The fact that still in 2013 there are people who loudly and repeatedly say ‘climate change is a scam’ has an impact on our common future which should not be underestimated. It influences public opinion as well as the politicians
This blog-post touches upon three absurdities of our time, and a new tool to work around them: crowdfunding. The three absurdities of March 2013 are: • Governments donate 1.9 trillion dollars annually as public subsidies to the fossil fuel industry,