Category Archives: Environment

Electricity costs and usage – Solar payback

Good morning readers, I wanted to post an extract of a newsletter by Alan Cuthbertson from http://www.diydoubleglaze.com.au. It is a short story about pay back costs for solar panels depending on your own power usage. Prior to the extract, I wanted … Continue reading

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Electricity costs

A different blog for this evening. Taken from: https://www.ecigarettedirect.co.uk/ashtray-blog/wp-content/uploads/2011/12/saving-money.jpg I thought I would share our electricity usage with you. I am quite proud of our family. As a household of three we use about 18% of the electricity of an … Continue reading

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Visit Australia – and the dying Great Barrier Reef

I wanted to post this to my blog to highlight the deception of our current Liberal Government. While some in the world would be aware of what our current Government is doing to our environment, it may not be widely … Continue reading

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Climate and religion

Hello readers, I thought that I would have an online chuckle about a letter that I have just written on climate change. The newspaper in question is the local rag – The Weekly Times (TWT). Quite frankly, based on the quality of … Continue reading

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Kiribati president lashes Peter Dutton for ‘vulgar’ joke

Good morning readers, I wanted to comment on this particular article which the ABC reported on this morning. It is a short conversation that occurred between our current (as of 2015) Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott, and Immigration Minister Peter … Continue reading

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Australia’s Threatened Species

“Just last week, another eight plants and animals were added to Australia’s list of over 1,800 species at risk of extinction.” “Mining, logging, land-clearing and global warming are destroying habitat, while governments turn a blind eye. But we can shine … Continue reading

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Coal Use in China

I often comment on one of our local newspapers (if you can call it that – it is really just a mouthpiece of the editor), and once again I am doing so. In recent months, probably close to a year, … Continue reading

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The Fight for The Great Barrier Reef

Good morning everyone, I have decided to copy the post that GetUp have put on their website regarding the fight for The Great Barrier Reef. I feel so strongly about supporting this action, that for the first time I have … Continue reading

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Why the Great Barrier Reef is Threatened

Hi everyone. Two posts in the one day! Goodness. Lying here in terrible pain has given me time to write a couple of posts it seems – though it is VERY VERY hard on a phone! So it would seem … Continue reading

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The Threatened Great Barrier Reef

Dear readers, I haven’t written much of late as I have been busy and have been suffering too many very bad headaches. However I wanted to make this quick post as I feel very strongly about it. Image borrowed from: … Continue reading

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Climate Denial in the local rag

Hi everyone, I have written about the local rag before, the newspaper (if you can call it that) called The Weekly Times. It isn’t really a newspaper in the true sense of the word, but a voice of the editor … Continue reading

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Cost of Living – according to the Liberals

Good morning, I have been listening to the campaigning  by the Liberal party of late (the equivalent to the Tories or Tea Party); Australia is in the grip of an election campaign – for the next month, and one of … Continue reading

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More from the global warming denialists

The global warming denialists continue to TRY! Hello readers, I write regularly to the local newspapers, sometimes to respond to someone who has written something silly, or because there is something important to comment on. This week there was the … Continue reading

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The end of a fruit growing era on Vimeo

The end of a fruit growing era on Vimeo on Vimeo via The end of a fruit growing era on Vimeo. This saddens me deeply. Slowly our industries are being decimated by cheap imports. Our ideologically driven governments that have … Continue reading

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The Greens’ and Labor’s spat!

I wrote this a long time ago and it got lost; the government has now changed but the sentiments still remain true. I therefore thought that it would be worth posting. —————- It never stops in our political system; the silliness … Continue reading

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