I am totally depressed at the depth of world poverty and, even worse, the lack of compassion and caring shown by so many who have so much. I detest our materialistic, consumer orientated, profit before people society. I am disgusted by the unethical and immoral behaviour of so many of our politicians, including those at senior levels. I am horrified by the hatred and aggression levelled at those in society…
Climate change and the need for immediate and stong action to eliminate the human contribution to it is now recognised and supported by the majority, if not all, nations of the World. Even nations with massive populations and increasing need for energy to feed their development, such as China and India, are taking major steps in the right direction, despite the additional obstacles for them to do so. Major industrialised…
Luke Mansillo: The mining boom has resulted in a huge extraction of wealth. But while Norway has been prudent with its resource bounty, turning it into a fund for future generations, Australia has not Source: Mining tax: it’s time for all Australians to realise they are being ripped off | Luke Mansillo
This is just another example of why Tony Abbott had to go. Unfortunately, it looks as though the leader has changed but the policies haven’t… The Prime Minister thinks it’s hilarious that our Pacific Island neighbours will soon have “water lapping at [their] door” as climate change provokes rising sea levels, higher king tides, and intensifying storms. The comments come on Abbott’s first day back in the country, after he…
The news that the Abbott government has settled on an emissions reduction target for Australia out to 2030 heralds a new turn in climate politics in this country. Source: Tony Abbott Has No Intention Of Reaching His Flimsy Emissions Target | newmatilda.com
Do you think that your grand-children will see out their lives on this planet, or even your children? With what seems to be nothing more than a lip-service effort to deal with human caused climate change that has already reached probably irreversible levels, my reading of the science would seem to indicate that it’s highly unlikely that the human race will see a 22nd Century, let alone another millenium change….
Is it still possible to regard the Abbott administration as merely incompetent, or does it have another agenda? Alan Austin investigates. Source: What are Abbott and Hockey really trying to achieve? 20 tries for 20 failures
A Bill to give land-holders the right to refuse to allow mining exploration or activity on their land is currently before federal parliament and open for public consultation. Unfortunately, the opportunity for public response ends tomorrow, Friday 29 May. Below is my response to this Bill. You, too, can support this Bill by making a submission. You can do so at: Submission form Agriculture is essential to our nation’s welfare….
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