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What are you waiting for?

      “The greatest trick the devil ever pulled was to convince the world he didn’t exist” – Verbal Kint, The Usual Suspects (originally by Baudelaire). Similarly, we are all seemingly under the illusion that the solutions to all … Continue reading

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It’s the buying not the breeding..

Forget population, focus on consumerism. It’s what we’re doing, not how many of us are doing it that’s the real problem. George Monbiot’s article  (Population is just a sidekick to the real big baddie – consumption) – upon which I … Continue reading

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The main differences between Economies and Tigers

Tigers are strikingly beautiful animals that have arisen as as result of millions of years of evolution. Tigers fulfil a natural and vital role in their natural ecosystems – constributing to biodiversity and this play a part in sustaining life … Continue reading

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Climate sanity losing cabin pressure

I read every few days about some climate change carbon deal, legislation to curb unsustainable resource consumption or inter governmental panel on the environment grinding to a halt – or falling over, or being patched together into some weak and … Continue reading

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Is this ‘our’ world?

We talk about ‘our world’ (I even use this expression a bit) but thinking about it. In what way is it ours? It is the world we live in, yes. But saying it is ours is subtle linguistic act of … Continue reading

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Who’s in charge of thinking long term?

The “The Constitution of the Iroquois Nations: The Great Binding Law” holds that decisions should be made with forethought and consideration of how they will benefit the seventh generation into the future. This was a philosophy that stood many a … Continue reading

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Renewable Thinking

I am often in agreement with George Monbiot and his flavour of leftist, sensible, humanist, evidence-based analysis of world issues – especially in regards to climate change. There is however an ongoing sentiment/rationale in his articles over the last year or … Continue reading

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Climate will and testament

It seems an under-mentioned point: We have everything we need to overcome the challenge of climate change. There is no technology gap, we  have everything we need to save the planet – except (it would seem) the will to do … Continue reading

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