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.
“Time for politicians to act”, said the scientists three decades years ago. But politicians didn’t think it was time. As this blogpost documents, through more than half a century, we – humanity, but in particular: our elected leaders and business
[ Climatic clippings no 8 in 2018 ] 100 years from now, our descendants will look back on our choices in this era as no less serious than the choices made during WWI. Simply: We have the choice to preserve civilization
Allow my to have a rant. I don’t appreciate being censored. It hasn’t often happen – the only two times I recall were when I wrote something about the – in my view unpleasantly close – financial relationship between an association of patients
In August 2018, a global heat shock wave saw media turn a notch on the climate change apocalypse beat [Climatic clippings post no 6 in 2018] Some of you will think you are too busy to pay attention to this.
An hour about the Melbourne municipality that rose to the challenge of overcoming climate change – and what happened next Our guest in The Sustainable Hour on 18 July 2018 is climate action campaigner Adrian Whitehead who co-founded Beyond Zero
“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
“Time for plain speaking. Let’s call a spade a spade and a climate criminal a climate criminal.” ~ David Harris It's rising and accelerating pic.twitter.com/K0wwq7bMfr — Kevin Pluck (@kevpluck) May 4, 2018 The last five years, I’ve been talking and
A lowcarbon-loving author, an American economist, a local expert in Geelong’s history and the Terminator help us change the story as we roll out The Sustainable Hour no. 207 on 14 March 2018 on 94.7 The Pulse. Listen here: »