Daily Links Apr 8

If we employ systems thinking based on a reductionist approach, we’ll see climate change and the pandemic as separate issues and treat each in isolation. If we see systems thinking …

Daily Links Apr 7

Off list again and my bromance continues unabated. Look at the link and then the pic below to see what Monbiot is talking about?  https://www.reddit.com/r/ukpolitics/comments/fw63jk/the_worst_possible_people_are_in_charge_at_the/ From: Maelor Himbury <maelor@melbpc.org.au>Date: 7 …

Daily Links Apr 6

I read the claim that the environment will benefit from a ‘streamlined major projects assessment’ and I straight to ‘Ignorance is strength’, ‘blackwhite’ and ‘doublethink’. Orwell was a prophet.https://www.miragenews.com/streamlined-environmental-assessments-for-nsw/

Daily Links Apr 4

There’s a few arguable propositions here. From: Maelor Himbury <maelor@melbpc.org.au>Date: 4 April 2020 at 8:40:27 am AEDTSubject: Daily Links Apr 4 Post of the Day Climate change: For big emissions …

Daily Links Apr 3

The LNP embraces big government, considers private sector bailouts, merges private hospitals into the health system, plays around the edges with a kind of Universal Basic Income – and Scott Morrison prays for Australia and commits nation to God amid coronavirus crisis. Can you believe it? What of this will endure when the crisis passes?https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2020/apr/01/scott-morrison-prays-for-australia-and-commits-nation-to-god-amid-coronavirus-crisis

Daily Links Apr 2

Rolling Stone has a list of the climate enemies who have thwarted US efforts in a meaningful climate response. US citizen Rupert Murdoch is the second listed. Who from Australia would be on your list. On mine, there’re many who’d join Bolt, Jones, a cabal of LNP politicians and Joel Fitzgibbon. I’d include organisations too as I wouldn’t want to leave out the IPA and The Oz.https://www.rollingstone.com/politics/politics-lists/climate-enemies-ceos-oilmen-politicians-975667/andrew-wheeler-epa-975700/

Daily Links Apr 1

Post of the Day Coal phase-out can provide “cheap” way to reduce emissions, researchers say Researchers say a coal phase-out would bring net benefits to global economy, and exporters like …

Daily Links Mar 31

Is the fetish for diminished government over yet? From: Maelor Himbury <maelor@melbpc.org.au>Date: 31 March 2020 at 8:24:05 am AEDTSubject: Daily Links Mar 31 Post of the Day The climate crisis …

Daily Links Mar 31

From: Maelor Himbury <maelor@melbpc.org.au>Date: 31 March 2020 at 8:24:05 am AEDTSubject: Daily Links Mar 31 Post of the Day The climate crisis will be just as shockingly abrupt The coronavirus …

Daily Links Mar 30

If we had a Minister FOR the Environment like we have a Minister for the Economy or Defence, there’d be someone with responsibility to do something about this. The three …