Tag Archives: Environment

Special days and dates for the environment – 2018

Here are some significant international and national days/weeks for 2018 that focus on environmental issues.  I’ve also created a list of days and dates focusing on families and communities. Please let me know if I have missed any important ones. (Days … Continue reading

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Special days and dates for the environment – 2017

Click here for the 2018 Special days and dates for the environment Here are some significant international and national days/weeks/months that focus on environmental issues.  I’ve also created a list of days and dates focusing on families and communities. Please … Continue reading

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A song for Sunday – This Machine

This is the first Song for Sunday in ages – but it is a great one, and one you probably haven’t heard; it’s had under 6000 views on YouTube.  Over Christmas/New Year we went to the Woodford Folk Festival (a … Continue reading

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Special days and dates for the environment – 2016

Click here for the 2018 special days and dates for the environment There are many international days/weeks or national days/weeks that focus on the environment. The following are some of the more significant ones. There is also a list of special … Continue reading

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Some weekend reading – The Papal encyclical

Yesterday the Pope released his encyclical on caring for the environment. I started working in peace and social justice issues largely through Christian groups and, despite now being an atheist, have great respect for people who accept the radical social … Continue reading

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Dear Future Generations: Sorry

For Earth Day, it is a pleasure to share Dear Future Generations: Sorry by Prince Ea, a spoken word artist. We are currently ignoring the interests of future generations and are unwilling to accept some short-term economic pain in the … Continue reading

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Where is climate change in the Intergenerational report?

With the release of the Intergenerational Report: Australia in 2055, the Government has once again demonstrated that it does not realise the potential impact of climate change and is more interested in the economy than the environment. Rather than being … Continue reading

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What is organic?

An amusing, but slightly disturbing, video about the difference between “natural” and “organic”. Don’t get sucked in by labelling – make sure you are an aware consumer. So what’s the difference between organic, chemical free, permaculture and biodynamic? The following … Continue reading

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