A 2021 New Year’s contemplation by the director of Centre for Climate Safety, as he listens to Greta Thunberg’s call to action, “Try to learn as much as you possibly can – and spread that knowledge and awareness to others.”
Today I did something I’ve never done before. I did an angry podcast, and put myself in front of the microphone most of the way. My mood was triggered by a couple things.
Climate crime and accountability: Professor Richard Parncutt has calculated the amount of coal-smoke it takes to indirectly kill one person. Michael Staindl is taking Australia’s Treasurer Josh Frydenberg to court.
The problem with Labor’s support for climate action is that it is either fake, hollow or misguided. We need to call out those politicians who think they can sign a climate emergency declaration and then spruik fossil fuels. Peter Khalil,
As much as we need to talk about the future, with climate change it’s important also to remember a few things that happened in the past. We didn’t have to get into this trouble, we didn’t have to have a scary climate catastrophe looming over our heads and in the back of our minds. It was a conscious, deliberate choice. Because once we get that, it also becomes a lot more obvious that getting us out of the mess similarly begins with a simple, conscious choice: The political choice.
How do you tackle climate change without actually talking climate change? Government Drought Spokesperson @GretaLeeJackson provides the answers #Tonightly pic.twitter.com/z7q06RShmm — Tonightly (@tonightly) August 30, 2018 Everyone in Australia can see it. It’s not at all funny – though Tom
“Oil drives you crazy. Oil corrupts politics. Oil buys politicians.” ~ Jeffrey D. Sachs, American economist and director of The Earth Institute We Don’t Have Time trailer. More info below “This is the most dramatic story the human family has ever
“The committee notes the consensus from the evidence that climate change is exacerbating threats and risks to Australia’s national security. These include sea level rise, bushfires, droughts, extreme rainfall events, and higher-intensity cyclones.” ~ Quote from Chapter 6, ‘Conclusions and
First they enriched us with Donald Duck. Now the Americans are bringing to the world their very own… Donald Dumb and his backroom club of fossil fools. It may turn out to be better news that it seemed at first.
A Sustainable Hour around cycling without helmets, road safety, zero carbon, cyclones, coal and climate change – and a butterfly whisperer who laughs in our face about the prospect of him facing a climate crimes tribunal. Interviews with comedian Mandy Nolan