July 1, 2011 11 Comments
There was something slightly obscene about a majority of Australians -- bogans and latte sippers united -- reaction to the clear brutality in some Indonesian slaughterhouses.
June 24, 2011 6 Comments
There's a long history when it comes to Rupert Murdoch's preferred choice of editors and style of journalism and control.
September 3, 2010 20 Comments
Our cozy political duopoly has run into trouble -- time for some new thinking on two party systems.
July 30, 2010 5 Comments
For the past 15 years Hazelwood has returned profits to its private owners who are not even in Australia. Now they effectively want the state to pay for the replacement of Hazelwood.
July 13, 2010 6 Comments
One dangerous anomaly is that the refugees may well end up living in better conditions than most Timorese, which would be difficult to avoid.
June 11, 2010 10 Comments
Bio-sequestration has enormous potential in the form of iron seeding of oceans and charcoal in soils.
April 7, 2010 14 Comments
There's a difference in population between crowded and congested. The real issue they ignore is that Australia and Australians must change their ways -- that business as usual is inadequate.
October 28, 2009 26 Comments
We are all to blame with our pathetic mimicking of the American arrogant entitlement to drive anywhere we want. But fast rail lines, like those seen in Spain, are exactly what Australia's public transport system needs.
May 6, 2009
What happened to the analyses by Nicholas Stern and Ross Garnaut who showed that spending big on renewable energy could be a net benefit to the economy?
April 17, 2009
Carbon capture and storage may be possible, but it certainly does not look commercially feasible.