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Good News for the Environment

The election of President Jair Bolsonaro as Brazil’s new leader was a great concern for those of us who are worried about the environment and the immanent threat of Climate change. He promised to exploit the Amazon, harvesting the rain … Continue reading

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The Insect Apocalypse

Where have all the grasshoppers gone? Over that last 2 years I became aware that I hadn’t seen a grasshopper in years. I remember as a child that whenever I crossed a piece of lawn, be it our lawn at … Continue reading

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South Australia’s Blackout and the Climate Debate.

Since September of last year, here in Australia, the debate regarding climate change and renewable energy has hotted up. First of all to give you all a bit of background. On Wednesday evening, the 28th of September 2016, a severe … Continue reading

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There is no Planet B

On the 2nd of September, 2016, an open letter was posted to the Australian Prime Minister on the climate crisis, from 154 scientists. In light of the ratification of the Paris Agreement, which came into force on the 5th of … Continue reading

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Divestment from Fossil Fuels

Thea Ormerod, the president of the Australian Religious Response to Climate Change, has been working with our Provincial Council to look at our investments and how green they are. I wrote to her recently asking if she would be prepared … Continue reading

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Illusions and Climate Change

A baby perceives the world as an extension of itself. If it needs, it expresses that need in the rawest fashion – it cries. It does so instinctively with the expectation that its needs will be taken care of by … Continue reading

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