Author Archives: Peter Boyer

The crime of the century

Failing to act on carbon emissions is criminal negligence. Is it a crime to turn away when called on to stop damage being done to our planet’s life-support system? This question is now stirring in the public arena, and it … Continue reading

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Youth speaks – and we would be wise to listen

It is utterly futile railing against kids wagging school. They have the moral high ground. We live in remarkable times. Last Friday young Australians joined 1.3 million schoolchildren in 1769 cities around the world to announce a big fat failure … Continue reading

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This is what an emergency looks like

Climate change is the main driver of mass migration of peoples around the world. Our own region is most vulnerable of all. As Donald Trump says, desperate people seeking to enter the US from Mexico signify an emergency. But it’s … Continue reading

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