Tag Archives: environment

Food security in Australia

The plight of farmers is of particular concern to me at the moment. Farmers losing their livelihood is a personal face on the huge issues of food sovereignty and production. It is another area where the current flawed application of … Continue reading

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Carbon capture technology at home

Everyone is pretty much aware now that the best form of Carbon capture and storage is leaving it in the ground. That’s established as being the No. 1 vector of approach for this little issue. Leave it where it is. … Continue reading

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Save the Reef, please Queensland?

The Carmichael mine is Australia’s largest mining license. It was sold to the Adani company, who are in hock to the back teeth and have a record that make Qld bikers look like Mary Poppins. It is part of the … Continue reading

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Connection

There’s this feeling of separation and loneliness that pervades Western culture. Even down to the idea that humans were a separate order of creation and somehow set apart from the rest of nature. Nature was fallen and we had to … Continue reading

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Transport of the future

I’ve spent hours today looking through videos of some fantastic designs. It started with someone reminding me of Big Dog, but soon ended up about transport. (Oh, turn down the volume on that video because some of the lyrics are … Continue reading

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Post employment and the new paradigm

For a while now I’ve been researching and writing essays on the transition that humanity is currently undergoing. It’s not a matter of waiting for change to occur. We’re in the midst of change right now. All over the planet … Continue reading

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Contour crafting.

Imagine 3D printing your own home in 20 hours. Imagine using something like a game engine to design a home. Like adobe? Like minimalist? Prefer ornate gothic? Want colour built in? How would you lay the cables through various walls … Continue reading

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Restoring fertility by restoring forested areas.

These lessons could be very well applied throughout the Murray-Darling region.

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Shipping container housing

I love green design. There’s a whole bunch of great sites around with ideas for sustainable and recycled housing… Since the geodesic post gets so much interest I thought I’d add another about shipping containers. Inhabitat got me started on … Continue reading

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Dear John, about that credibility…

Today in the mail a letter arrived from the Premier’s office, about fire safety. Next time, Premier Brumby, save your postage. You have absolutely no credibility whatsoever. Not only has the State Labor government failed to address many of the … Continue reading

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