Category Archives: landfill

Government deception is trashing our future

Josh Frydenberg’s claim that our emissions are under control is a dangerous delusion. He’s at it again. A month after spinning last year’s rising carbon emissions as being “on track”, Josh Frydenberg’s comment last week on even worse March quarter … Continue reading

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The unrecognised cost of discarding and forgetting

A tax on the dumping of waste today will lessen the burden later Like clockwork, each week we line our streets with bins of stuff we don’t want, and each week the stuff is whisked away, out of sight and out of mind. … Continue reading

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A year of broken records, prevaricating politicians

Our response to climate change is not keeping pace with actual changes, but the Paris meeting leaves room for a smidgin of hope. [Peter Boyer] Greenhouse gases in Earth’s atmosphere and the temperature at its surface were both at record … Continue reading

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