George Monbiot and the enviro-neocons

Green Blog

At one time he was one of the sharpest orators within the left/green environmental movement. While there are indeed significant reserves of this within the Brakken Shale , however production of these is similarly constrained by various factors, as discussed by James Hamilton on the Energy Bulletin website and Robert Rapier of the recently. I’m getting a bit worried about George Monbiot.

Video Games Could Save the Environment

Green Home Blog

A prime example of this learning while gaming is Sim City , an urban planning simulation that allows users to flesh out entire virtual cities using “green” electricity resources, for example. Sim City is not some “dippy, pie-in-the-sky green magic” as one cantankerous old nuclear expert notes.

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James Lovelock profile BBC4


If you didn't see the James Lovelock profile on BBC4 last night then I really recommend it ( click here to see it on iPlayer - I don't think it's available outside the UK). The real star was the 90 year old Lovelock himself who told his story with good humour. Btw you can see my profile of Lovelock on Green Gurus here. Tags: james lovelock gaia theory bbc

How Humanity can act on Moving Planet Day

Green Blog

Both Dr James Lovelock FRS (Gaia hypothesis) and Professor Kevin Anderson (Director, Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research, University of Manchester, UK) have recently estimated that only about 0.5 Green Action Tip 300 ppm 350 ppm carbon capture CCS climate change Climate Genocide climate science Germany Global Warming green action James Lovelock Kevin Anderson Moving Planet Day

Climate Racism, Climate Injustice & Copenhagen Greenhouse Gas Reduction Proposals

Green Blog

Clearly the AOSIS proposal is by far the best on offer at Copenhagen and the US and Australian proposals are so destructive and so far removed from reality as to invite sanctions, boycotts, green tariffs, reparations demands, international criminal court prosecutions and other legal and trade retaliation by an indignant World. “What can decent people do to save the Planet from the Australian, EU and US climate criminals?&#.

Vote 1 Socialist or vote 1 Green for Planet and Humanity

Green Blog

In the Western Murdochracies (Big Money buys truth and votes) and Lobbyocracies (Big Money buys politicians and policy) pro-Planet and pro-Humanity voters have little choice but to vote 1 Green or vote 1 Socialist as set out below using the example of climate criminal Australia, a nation that is making a disproportionately huge contribution to a worsening climate genocide that is set to kill 10 billion non-Europeans this century through unaddressed, man-made climate change.

Shocking analysis by country of years left to zero emissions

Green Blog

Note that this analysis does not take into account historical industrial pollution of the atmosphere (73% due to European countries) (see 2008 Letter of Dr James Hansen, NASA GISS, to PM Kevin Rudd of Australia ). Both Dr James Lovelock FRS (Gaia hypothesis) and Professor Kevin Anderson ( Director, Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research, University of Manchester, UK) have recently estimated that only about 0.5

Have a greener festival this summer

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) For the upcoming festival season the Real Green Retail group has compiled a list of products and advice to provide festival goers with the materials and information they need to have their greenest festival ever in 2009. The Real Green Retail Group , who prepared the guide, is a group of ethical retailers who jointly have over 160 years of experience in pioneering ethical choices. Green Stationery has a good selection.

Toward Green Resilience: Eco-effective Design and Climate Change Adaptation in Vietnam

The Green Changemakers

Nguyen Tri Dung sits across from me and says he created this one-hectare garden--perhaps the largest private green space in Ho Chi Minh City, where the opportunity cost for this expanse of paths and trees is likely in the millions of dollars--for his own philosophy. Green roofs and open space.

Dishonest Australian Labor Government carbon price plan for climate change inaction

Green Blog

Top UK climate scientists Dr James Lovelock FRS (Gaia hypothesis) and Professor Kevin Anderson ( Director, Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research, University of Manchester, UK) have recently estimated that only about 0.5 Politically Australia is dominated (18 July 2011 primary vote in parenthesis) by the Liberal-National Party Coalition Opposition (51%), the Australian Labor Party Government (26%) and the Greens (11%) (see “ Latest Nielsen Poll ”, Nielson, 18 July 2011).

Accountability of People, Politicians, Corporations and Countries for War Crimes and Climate Crimes

Green Blog

Top UK climate scientist Dr James Lovelock FRS has estimated that 1 billion people or fewer will survive this century due to insufficiently addressed, man-made climate change. Photo credit: andriux-uk.

New! Green Gurus blog


I've started a new blog called Green Gurus ( The first two entries are for James Lovelock of Gaia fame and William McDonough and Michael Braungart who developed the Cradle to Cradle concept. Tags: green gurus As the name suggests, it will consider the contribution made to the environmental/sustainability cause by some of the leading thinkers in the field. It will be infrequently updated as these posts require quite a bit of research.

Putting the Future Back in the Room

The Green Changemakers

The 2050s, we know, will be a watershed era: the decade when, if we're smart, human population will have peaked , a bright green model of sustainable prosperity will be widespread and human damage to the climate and biosphere will have begun to be repaired.

Life's Simple Truth

The Green Changemakers

Gaia began to breathe, passing her breath back and forth from red to green, continuing to build up oxygen, to transform herself. No matter how green, groovy, or native we get, this cannot be stopped unless we reduce our population to a fraction of what it currently is—probably to preindustrial pre-oil levels of less than 1 billion. 2009 Chuck Burr LLC Notes: James Lovelock The Ages of Gaia: A Biography of Our Living Earth Starhawk The Earth Path , p 44.