In the way we have come to use the automobile, I think we have lost many things - clean air, health, nature, green spaces, and a little bit of our soul. This is my call for us to banish mass private ownership of automobiles from our cities.
We need a change in our culture to enable us to live in an environmentally attuned way, here are my ideas on how we need to change
The animals in the human food system are one of the major contributors to greenhouse gas emissions. A lot of different studies have come up with different figures as to what percentage of emissions are attributable to livestock; here I discuss them in the context of the world and Australia specifically.
In only a short time, Australia has been radically changed by European settlement. This is an introduction into the main problems we face.
When we heal the earth, we heal ourselves
— David Orr
Richard Dawkins
The first line of a book I wish to write is "It is almost impossible to overstate how much we live an evolutionary existence". Given such pretensions, I thought reading this classic by Richard Dawkins was a good idea. It showed me whilst at once I had a very good idea of how evolution works, the complexities of it and the examples really do boggle and edify the mind. Some of the interesting parts I had no idea about where the scientific ideas of other ways evolution could happen other than Darwin's ideas of natural selection. Perhaps reading Dawkin's account...