Tag Archives: sustainability

Stop, you fools—you’ll kill us all!

All truth passes through three states: First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. And third, it is accepted as self-evident. So said Arthur Schopenhauer, German philosopher (1788-1860) — or perhaps that was someone else. First they ignore you, … Continue reading

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There’s no tomorrow

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Symphony of Science

With thanks to Climate Denial Crock of the Week for the introduction to Melodysheep.

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New phase of the global climate movement

The beginning of the end of inaction? We can but hope… and act.

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Apple – Introducing iCoal

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The Great Squeeze

Gail at Wit’s End pointed me in the direction of the following documentary (thanks, Gail). I highly recommend watching it. It’s in five parts, totalling just over an hour. The human project over the course of this coming century is … Continue reading

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When was the last time you were invoiced by a bee?

Economists have much to learn. The sooner they do so, the better for all of us. [edit 6Jan2012] I’m not convinced that WordPress doesn’t have some bugs in its TED embedding code. So: belt+braces link to the horse’s mouth… Pavan … Continue reading

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The Story of Broke

Annie Leonard waves her hands around far too much for my liking. But what I do like in her latest presentation is that she’s not just mirroring my own chief grievance (ie: our society is seriously broken and needs fixing) … Continue reading

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Bill Nighy explains the Robin Hood Tax (BBC News)

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Time to wake up

Bill Mahler makes a lot of good (and highly amusing!) points in this clip. But one thing that he (understandably) gets wrong is assuming that ‘BP’ still stands for ‘British Petroleum’; it doesn’t. BP is now ‘just’ ‘BP’ – it’s a … Continue reading

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