Category Archives: Environment

Greta Thunberg says, “Enough is enough!”

The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good people to do nothing. Me, Just now† I received an email today, imploring me to sign yet another petition. Those tend to have little effect, but, still, we … Continue reading

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Net Zero: the great con

“Net zero” is the concept that I can carry on my climate-wrecking activities by paying someone somewhere to do something that removes CO2 from the air. Then typically there is a date put on it: “Net zero by 2050” used … Continue reading

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Captain Kirk wants us to NOT go beyond the Final Frontier

I really don’t have time for this – too much else to do – but there’s very little that can possibly be more urgent. William Shatner, AKA Captain Kirk of the USS Enterprise, emailed me (well, OK, not personally, it … Continue reading

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#FOWC inextricable

We are all inextricably linked: to each other; to all the other beings sharing our journey through the universe on Spaceship Earth; to every living thing; to our planet’s entire biosphere – and, indeed, to all of space, and all … Continue reading

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How to save the world, from George Monbiot

George does it again, and inspires me. This great man should receive a Nobel Prize. A major means of humanity’s attack on nature is overfishing. The worst attack on land-based nature is agriculture — we do need to feed those … Continue reading

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Is it time to redefine ‘normality’?

It’s November here in the UK; it’s chilly, but still unseasonably warm. I’m no botanist, but this rosemary bush seems to think something’s odd, too…

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Let’s Play: Spot the Poop, Again

One more fine mess of dog poo pics for your distraction here presented; discards by inconsiderate dicks their actions doubtless unrepented. Why can’t they bin their pets’ wrapped crap? It’s not like such motion’s costly. ‘Twould foster friendship ‘cross the … Continue reading

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We are getting close to it being too late!

Originally posted on Learning from Dogs:
As in we humans living on this planet. Next Saturday I am giving a talk to our local Freethinkers and Humanists group on climate change. As a result of this I was doing some…

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There are far too many people on Spaceship Earth

… who lack basic essentials such as water, food, shelter, friends – and empathy. Especially that last. (Human) population is a serious problem; mainly because it’s crowding out the other residents of ‘our’ planet. The more serious issue, though, is … Continue reading

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Don’t trash our future

It’s not just the big things; the little things matter, too. The UK is suffering from a litter epidemic. 226 million cigarette butts are discarded in England every year. £1 billion – the estimated cost of picking up litter in … Continue reading

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