Tag Archives: Transition

The heroism of real ‘direct action’

The voluntary effort of unheralded private individuals is leading our struggle to contain greenhouse emissions. [11 February 2014 | Peter Boyer] A few days ago I got an email about a battle to stop a new coal mine at Maules … Continue reading

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Community: the true meaning of Christmas

Whatever we may say about our neighbours, they’re an essential ingredient in our future. [24 December 2013 | Peter Boyer] What will you be doing tomorrow? Visiting relatives, or being visited by them? Going out with the family? Or perhaps … Continue reading

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Rooftop solar: more than just electricity

To see the true value of rooftop solar we have to go beyond the figures [11 June 2013 | Peter Boyer] If there was only one country in the world ready-made for solar energy, it would have to be Australia. … Continue reading

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