On 20 May, Dale Vince, an entrepreneur and founder of the renewable energy utilities firm Ecotricity, publicly declared a climate emergency for his company with a pledge to upgrade the company’s current sustainability commitments to become a carbon-neutral business by 2025
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.
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
“Once the renewable infrastructure is built, the fuel is free forever. Unlike carbon-based fuels, the wind and the sun and the earth itself provide fuel that is free, in amounts that are effectively limitless.” ~ Al Gore, former American Vice-President
You know that humanity is making positive steps to change our behaviour – and that the business community is beginning to speed up its transition away from polluting fossil fuels and plastic to clean, green energy in a recyclable and circular
“At the end of the day, I look after my own interests.” ~ Mario Mancusso, butcher, Newmarket Quality Meats, Flemington, Melbourne, on 29 March 2018 Down under, maybe not surprisingly, things are often turned upside-down. In particular the truth. During
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.
“[Offshore wind energy] has dropped 70 per cent in two years! The International Energy Agency thought that might have happened by 2030, 2040… It’s happened today. And that’s technology for you. That’s finance for you. That’s game over. But the
Submission to the Committee Secretary, Re: Retirement of coal fired power stations It’s time to get serious about the climate emergency and start shutting down coal fired power stations. There is no more time to pander to the coal industry,