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Feb. 25, 2021

Going flight free changed Charlie Mgee's life, for the better

Charlie Mgee (pictured) was the first person to sign Flight Free Oz's flight free pledge, and it has changed his life.

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Feb. 24, 2021

Reflections on a vanishing future - Danielle Celemajer

Danielle Celemajer from the Sydney Environment Institute has written a rather personal book about the climate catastrophe, the life of herself and her partner, and that of her animals, on her rainforest property in New South Wales.

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Feb. 18, 2021

Greg McGarvie talks about his dream, the ACE Electric Vehicles

Greg McGarvie (pictured) has been "green" all his life playing a key role in the establishment of the Marine Teachers Association of Queensland , the Australian Marine Environment Protection Association , the Australian Association for Environmental Education , he ran Seaweek 89 nationally, won a BHP prize for Science as a result of setting up a Snorkel Adventure Trail Brampton Island and Marine Curricula and now, in what he says will be his last environmental organization, he has pulled togeth…

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Feb. 15, 2021

Australia is a 'poster-child' for climate inaction - Bill Hare

Bill Hare (pictured), the founder and CEO of Climate Analytics , has said in a Guardian story that the Australian Federal Government is a poster-child for inaction on the climate crisis.

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Feb. 9, 2021

Australia's Nationals leader appears to be working on his own demise

Nationals leader, Michael McCormack (pictured) appears to be worsening his political future with comments about his disinterest in what Australia will be like in 30 years time.

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Feb. 7, 2021

'Wild Things' will help us understand how much people care for the natural world, and inspire us

Sally Ingleton (pictured) from 360 Degree Films has produced and directed the new documentary " Wild Things ".

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Feb. 4, 2021

Climate crisis warning comes at 2021 Iain McCalman lecture

Dr Dalia Nassar (pictured) warned while delivering the 2021 Iain McCalman Lecture at the Sydney Environment Institute on February 3 of humanity's inability to psychologically deal with the climate crisis.

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Feb. 2, 2021

Wendy Steele explores the relationship between humanity, nature, cities and the climate crisis

Wendy Steele's (pictured) fascinating book helps us better understand the complexities in the relationship between humanity and nature in the context of cities, and the further dimension of the climate crisis.

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Jan. 31, 2021

G.M. will be selling only zero-emission verhicles by 2035

America's General Motors has announced that it will be selling only zero-emissions vehicles by 2035, as reported in The New York Times ,

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Jan. 28, 2021

John Hewson, Joe Biden, Nicola Philp discuss changing what we need to change - why and how fast

New U.S. President Joe Biden has brought a new and energetic voice to the climate conversation and with the stroke of his pen is changing American and international values and standards.

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Jan. 27, 2021

Working fewer hours, being poorer and being kinder to the Earth

The idea of the climate crisis, known then as global warming, first crossed my horizon in 2006 and for some time I simply listened and read.

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Jan. 25, 2021

When is an 'emergency' really an emergency?

Australian National University Vice-Chancellor, Brian Schmidt (pictured), has told a Netherlands climate summit that countries had put their faith science to counter the Covid-19 crisis and needed to do the same in their efforts to address the climate emergency.

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Jan. 21, 2021

Joe Biden takes America back into the Paris climate accord and the NYT discusses 'Breaking our fossil fuel addiction'

Joe Biden became America's new president and almost immediately signed the papers to take the U.S. back into the Paris Climate Accord.

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Jan. 18, 2021

Humanism provides an answer to resolving the climate crisis

Mary-Anne Cosgrove (pictured) is the acting chair of Humanists Australia.

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Jan. 17, 2021

Having declared a climate emergency, we must act, now!

The City of Greater Shepparton has declared a climate emergency (that's the easy part) and now it must act (that's the hard part).

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Jan. 11, 2021

A friend, ally and climate activist in mourning

Family, friends and a strong sense of community become increasingly important as the climate crisis worsens.

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Jan. 9, 2021

Scurrying into Queensland to stay ahead of Covid-19, but with my stomach churning

My stomach churned as I drove north and the guilt worsened as I read " Fire, Flood, Plague ", a book-length series of articles edited by Sophie Cunningham.

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Dec. 16, 2020

2020 - A personally successful, but broadly dystopian year

2020 was personally rewarding, but publicly largely dystopian.

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