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31 July 2008 |
The Government's Green Paper has heated debate about climate change. The debate requires a moral framework that emphasises solidarity and responsibility. We must measure our response by the needs of allhuman beings and of the world.
23 July 2008 |
It is easier to get a job or get on the box doing superstring theory — the elusive 'theory of everything'. Progress in the field is being conducted without reference to empirical reality, revealing a market driven form of collective irrationality.
14 July 2008 |
As Australia considers the Garnaut Report and the CSIRO predicts petrol could reach $8 a litre within a decade, the subject of biofuel has garnered increased interest. Jatropha, the so-called darling of second-generation biofuels, could cripple third world economies and ecosystems.
26 June 2008 |
Prepare for a lot of powerfully funded special interest lobbying against the Garnaut Report when it is issued next week, particularly from the coal industry. Those inconvenienced by change
will always shout louder than the majority who stand to benefit from it.
23 May 2008 |
One of the most devastating effects of European settlement upon Aboriginal people was caused by fencing. Fences have also disrupted normal behaviour of kangaroos, which have come to be regarded as enemies by landowners.
10 March 2008 |
Disastrous consequences for the environment and humanity are a distinct possibility, if rational activity is not placed in the context of moral values.
26 February 2008 |
The Garnaut Report underplays Australia's position as a wealthy country that can act now to safeguard its future. This month's bipartisan apology to the Stolen Generations has laid the ground for a multi-party agreement on the climate crisis.
28 January 2008 |
The Government's Clean Feed initiative will allow families to surf the Net without risk of stumbling upon adult content. But there is real concern that the definition of inappropriate content could be widened.
09 January 2008 |
online virtual world Second Life has been subject to bad press
focussing on examples of narcissistic and unprincipled behaviour. But
paralympian Niels Schuddeboom has found an opportunity to forget his
disability and experience life as a walking avatar. From 2 May 2007.
09 January 2008 |
consumer society is structured so that we are constantly unhappy with
what we have. Advertisers make us feel dissatisfied so we keep buying
new things, which is good for the economy but bad for the environment.
The 'upgrade cycle' pushes us to buy the latest and greatest, whether
we need them or not. From 2 April 2007.
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