Daily Links Aug 31

But we’ve been told that we were cantering! https://mobile.abc.net.au/news/2019-08-30/emissions-drop-but-year-long-trend-on-the-rise/11464816?pfmredir=sm From: Maelor Himbury <maelor@melbpc.org.au>Date: 31 August 2019 at 8:56:49 am AESTSubject: Daily Links Aug 31 I

Daily Links Aug 29

There you go, work out how we produce and consume energy and food. Easy to say, but how do we do it, especially when there is so much inertia and vested interest to overcome? The answer lies in our politics, limits and transparency on donations are good places to start.https://www.fastcompany.com/90395593/how-do-we-save-the-planet-solve-these-2-problems-first

Daily Links Aug 28

So Wayne, tell your Parliamentary wing, particularly ‘Coal’ Fitzgibbon, to take a principled look at policy rather than an opportunist look at the politics of the energy debate. You get it, use your Presidential influence please.https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/aug/28/wayne-swan-warns-climate-change-will-reshape-politics-as-much-as-911

Daily Links Aug 27

It has come to this, with Trump tearing up the rule-book on how countries comport themselves. On attempts to bring Brazil to heel on the blazing Amazon using trade rules, “it might be illegal, but it almost doesn’t matter anymore”.https://time.com/5661230/amazon-trade-war-donald-trump/

Daily Links Aug 28

Maybe scrolling through a compilation of the nation’s environment reporting isn’t the best way to start the day. Where’s the light and hope? Oh, and Maelor, you’re two days ahead …

Daily Links Aug 25

Continuous growth on a finite planet is not just oxymoronic, it is moronic. Instead of GDP as our measure of success, the move to a GPI, a Genuine Progress Indicator, might help us see how we are tracking.https://independentaustralia.net/politics/politics-display/the-endless-growth-paradigm-,13039

Daily Links Aug 24

Here is a man given to devotion. Recall this image and keep it in your memory.https://reneweconomy.com.au/one-year-on-how-good-is-morrisons-climate-and-energy-denial-38828/

Daily Links Aug 23

The average temperature in July was over 1.7 degrees Fahrenheit greater than the 20th century average. There are fires in all manner of places due to these higher temperatures. When, oh when, will the captains of industry, supported by their captive politicians, decide the response is cheaper than the money they make through business as usual?https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2019/08/21/wildfires-july-hottest-month-ever-fires-rage-across-globe/2070418001/

Daily Links Aug 22

Richard Flanagan tells it like it is. We can’t rely on others to do what’s right for us all. In fact the Clapper and What’s-his-name Deputy PM are doing what’s …

Daily Links Aug 21

From: Maelor Himbury <maelor@melbpc.org.au>Date: 21 August 2019 at 9:01:44 am AESTSubject: Daily Links Aug 21 Post of the Day Plants could remove six years of carbon dioxide emissions — if …