Category Archives: Activism

EU Syrian swap pointless!

I don’t understand why the EU are sending Syrian asylum seekers back to Turkey only to collect another bunch from Turkey and bring them back to the EU! I originally thought this was about taking the economic migrants from Afghanistan … Continue reading

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James Hansen a ‘denier’

Wow. This is a new low from the renewables fans. It cuts deep, because normally I respect Naomi Oreskes. But that’s gone now. She is not an expert in the subject she’s discussing, and quotes a very dubious study into 100% … Continue reading

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SBS’s “Uranium” series prediction

OK, given the way SBS’s ‘Uranium’ series is going, I predict the last episode on nuclear power will *not* discuss breeder reactors, and will conclude that nuclear power is too expensive, too dangerous, and leaves waste forever. There are Phd’s … Continue reading

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Great angry rant from Anglican Minister Byron Smith

An article in the journal Science has Anglican Minister Byron Smith fired up, and this came in from his facebook feed this morning. *** *Angry rant ahead* Bloody hell – yet another anti-divestment screed that hasn’t bothered to familiarise itself … Continue reading

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National’s Senator’s heart bleeds for poor fossil fuels!

The ABC’s 7:30 Report shows that Matthew Canavan’s heart bleeds for poor fossil fuel companies!  Apparently environmental groups are about to take control of Australia and put an end to all development and economic activity because they are dangerously over-funded by their tax … Continue reading

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Please sign to save the Amazon!

This is a huge deal! Colombia is already on board. Avaaz are asking for a 1 million strong petition to show we care when 3 governments get together to discuss the future of the Amazon, and specifically, an enormous new … Continue reading

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Minister defends divestment

An Anglican minister I know wrote: The goal of divestment is not to cripple these companies economically, which at this point is basically impossible. The goal of divesting from polluters is revoking their social license, to cease giving them the … Continue reading

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