Daily Links Nov 21

Hmm, I don’t recall the car manufacturing workers saying they were ready to leave the industry, the TCF workers hardly welcomed their own demise and the connies didn’t go willingly either. Change can be a bugger, but it it a constant and while we need to think of those who suffer as it occurs, we also need to accept that it will happen and work lessen its damage.https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-11-21/victorias-timber-workers-not-ready-to-leave-the-industry/11720882

Daily Links Nov 20

Jamie Isbister, our new Ambassador for the Environment, has a background in NGOs and in humanitarian work. He’ll have his work cut out for him in arguing this lot’s cantering at CoPP 25 in Madrid next month.https://www.miragenews.com/ambassador-for-environment/

Daily Links Nov 19

Sweden’ Central Bank withdraws investments in fossil fuels for the stranded assets they will become. Will the Pentecostal PM and his fellow ‘free marketeers’ have a go at Sweden’s Central Bank for ‘secondary boycotts’?https://www.sbs.com.au/news/climate-change-why-sweden-s-central-bank-dumped-australian-bonds

Daily Links Nov 18

So it turns out the fires weren’t linked to close mate change, they’re down to wrathful god, a verse from the Book of Isaiah and displeasure at same-sex marriage legislation. How does the Pentecostal PM interpret his own reading of the bible, are these the fires that presage the torment that Pentecostals reckon herald the second coming?https://thenewdaily.com.au/news/national/2019/11/17/israel-folau-bushfires-gods-judgment

No List today.

As you will have seen, Maelor is off for the weekend. But meanwhile, Katharine Murphy gives a little history lesson and a simultaneous LNP policy appraisal.  https://amp.theguardian.com/australia-news/2019/nov/15/this-is-what-it-looks-like-when-your-government-sells-out-the-climate-for-votes?CMP=share_btn_tw&__twitter_impression=true

Daily Links Nov 15

Waddya mean our credibility went up in smoke?https://thenewdaily.com.au/news/2019/11/14/while-australia-burns-the-world-watches-our-credibility-go-up-in-smoke/

Daily Links Nov 14

In her report on politics live, journo Amy Remeikis confesses that her ‘capacity to deal with stupid is at an all time low’. This was prompted by, among the many …

Daily Links Nov 13

How do these people ever get preselection? You’d be laughing if you weren’t crying – this guy (climate denier, conspiracy theorist, accountant) is in a leadership position and is making decisions on behalf of the Australian community. We are in trouble!https://www.sbs.com.au/news/liberal-senator-doubles-down-on-accusing-bom-of-changing-records-to-fit-climate-agenda

Daily Links Nov 12

I suppose yours truly, a city-based ‘raving lunatic’, is ‘a pure and enlightened woke capital city greenie’. Ah well, I’ll just check the conclusions of 11,000 climate scientists and toddle off for another latte.https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2019/nov/11/dear-michael-mccormack-the-only-raving-lunatics-are-those-not-worrying-about-climate-change