Tag: climate change

Why it would be wrong to ignore a carbon price

The only way that environmental issues, especially climate change, can be taken into account in all decisions is through carbon pricing. It is the silent weapon of the environment in all decisions affecting it.

Logging Old Growth Forests as the World Burns

…we need to manage forests to allow them to be restored—to eventually see the creation of new old growth—not subject them to continued unsustainable logging regimes. Young, regrowth forests are more fire prone. Older forests tend to be more fire resistant...

There’s No Time Left Not To Do Everything

…continuing a supplicant politics, where we beg or demand of governments that they act, is both destined to fail and underplaying our hand.

Fossil Gas Is Explosive, Leaky and Increasingly Dirty

Gas-industry players are actively working in every possible way to secure their own commercial advantage as well as the industry’s future.

Will the Fires Change Everything?

We are passing into an elemental moment, but do we have the language for grasping this?

Anthropocene Time

We humans have always understood ourselves as creatures in time—carriers of meaning from the past, and imaginers of futures pieced together, as a palimpsest, from memories, legacies and echoes.

Rethinking Climate Politics in the Vernacular, by Ariel Salleh

The Water Paradigm and a new way forward

Latrobe Valley Power, by Alison Caddick

Our Power, a documentary and community process negotiating a post-carbon future

Existential Risk, by David Spratt

How UN science reports and policymaking understate the threats of climate change

Joining up Climate Policy, by Hugh Saddler

Coordinated action is required to tackle the twin challenges of climate change and electricity supply

Our Climate-Change Apathy, by Ian Bayly

Gifting our grandchildren a living hell

Trump: Nuclear Future?, by Richard Tanter

Richard Tanter

11 Feb 2017

Strategically and morally there are only two acceptable positions on nuclear weapons: a commitment to deep arms control and disarmament, or work for the prohibition of nuclear weapons as a prerequisite for their abolition. Trump will oppose both, and in doing so he will increase global support for each.