Category Archives: technology

Unless we pay for it, our waste will consume us

The tail-end of the development pipeline is, as usual, being ignored, and Australia’s worst-offending state is Tasmania [3 November 2015 | Peter Boyer] Cancer, sex, religion and death no longer seem to be on the list of items to be … Continue reading

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Re-fashioning the truth to fit the bottom line

Industry captains reject the Climate Commission’s compelling evidence for leaving most coal, oil and gas in the ground, but offer none of their own. [25 June 2013 | Peter Boyer] Here’s a small admission: One of my pet gripes is … Continue reading

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Warning: don’t put your eggs in the technology basket

Technology offers no short-cut to solving our climate dilemma. Only our collective effort can do that. [9 April 2013 | Peter Boyer] Fictional stories and characters can be a big influence on who we are. At school I fancied I … Continue reading

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