You Probably Won’t Read This. It’s About Climate Change

Very apt, relevant, and true-to-title. People are ‘tired’ of climate change as a topic (poor unfortunate hard-done-by people…). And this phenomenon has allowed us to get to where we are. The mandate for Australia to take positive action and a lead role back in 2007 was a strong one, and now we have a weak mandate (if you can even call it that) to begin the unravelling all of that. Shame, Australia, shame.
Anyone not already in agreement will likely pass on reading this, but it needs to be stated, ad infinitum, until society as a whole gets it and does something about it…
Great piece, so I’m reblogging it, with thanks!

The Australian Independent Media Network

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Irreversible and severe damage is being inflicted on the planet from climate change. Science tells us we are responsible.

“I wonder what price the people of tomorrow will pay for the stupidity of today” (John Lord).

My youngest grandchild is 3 years old. In 70 years she will be my age. I often contemplate just what sort of a world the leaders of today are bequeathing the children of tomorrow. The evidence is irrefutable. The absence of political leadership in the face of a problem that might make two world wars by comparison seem superfluous, is deplorable.

So why are we not raising new generations to be better stewards of the environment and why is our government turning a blind eye to it all?

I write this not under some pretext that I am some kind of expert on the subject. On the contrary I am writing it because I…

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