Monthly Archives: August 2019

We all have to wear the Amazon disaster

Brazil’s wildfires are an indicator of a much larger malaise. The apocalyptic vision of a burning Amazon forest, home to myriad species, hoarder of carbon, generator of rain and a fifth of Earth’s oxygen, has come as a shock to … Continue reading

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A diplomatic shipwreck in the Pacific

Scott Morrison has left Pacific leaders seething over his government’s climate policy failings. Even the most rusted-on opponents of climate change action must know in their hearts that Scott Morrison’s foray into the Pacific last week was a diplomatic train … Continue reading

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Lessons from a forgotten past

Julie Gough’s art takes us to places we’d rather forget, but must come to terms with. “The aborigine is gone but you are here instead. The reason for this is because you belong to a more highly civilised race of … Continue reading

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