Daily Links Sep 17

The Adani mine project might be on life-support, but it is still alive. Bill Shorten was worryingly evasive when asked about Labor’s position on Insiders yesterday.

Daily Links Sep 16

With the charging of a 92 yr old war veteran over an anti-coal protest (” for my grandchildren … and all future generations”), it would be nice to see the RSL come to his defence. Perhaps they could take up this cause.

Daily Links Sep 15

With Deputy PM McCormack and (Non-renewable) Energy Minister Angus Taylor circling to pillage water for drought relief, the Commonwealth Environmental Water Holder must stay staunch. To wreck the environment through withholding water to save for some short time people who are wrecking the environment (those farming marginal land) doesn’t make much sense, but then these two characters don’t!

Daily Links Sep 14

Leaving human survival to politicians is a risky business it seems, yet that is how our governments work. Look closely at our lot, P M Happy Clapper has an Honours degree in economic geography so he should know better and Deputy PM McCormack edited Wagga Wagga’s Daily Advertiser so his community should have told him better – so why do we face what we face?

Daily Links Sep 12

Fossil fuel infrastructure is estimated at $25 trillion globally so if demand for fossil fuels declines after 2023 as projected, watch the stampede as shareholders divest. You don’t want to be holding the parcel when the music stops.

Daily Links Sep 12

7.30 last nightLeigh Sales: How will you ensure in the future people won’t be devastated by catastrophic climate change?P M Happy Clapper: That’s not the point. We think Australians are only focused on what’s happening now.And he is ‘our’ leader!

Daily Links Sep 11

The result in the NSW state seat of Wagga Wagga, where an independent (reportedly Nats aligned however) won in a previously safe conservative electorate, shows that the bush knows what’s going on. The fossil fool donor’s grip on the LNP should be weakening. What will be the response from PM Happy Clapper?

Daily Links Sep 10

If ‘Joshy’ is disappointed to see the NEG dumped, how does he think those who elected him feel? Remember when government involved leadership and developing sound policy responses to serious issues and politicians skilled in communication brought the electorate along with them? I remember too but is was a decade or so ago at least.

Daily Links Sep 9

It’s all very well to say that we should use our plethora of passwords more often so that we don’t forget them, but the demands to change passwords on a regular basis don’t help. While this might just be a first world problem, how we keep up our online activism when we can’t get online?

Daily Links Sep 8

Some of the hundreds of thousands protesting this weekend about lack of fair dinkum responses to climate change and, in Australia, the danger of Adani’s mine going ahead. This was taken last night at the State Library in Melbourne.