blog action day

Not enough Murray-Darling to go around

Submitted by Rick Eyre on October 16 2010, 9:00 am

(This item is my contribution to Blog Action Day 2010, whose topic this year is "Water".)

Australia is being confronted with a national dilemma which has a major impact on its society and the environment, and it will take a huge amount of wisdom, courage, co-operation and, yes, pain to reach a stable outcome.

Forget the schemes. Just cut the carbon.

Submitted by Rick Eyre on October 15 2009, 9:07 pm

(This item is my entry for Blog Action Day October 15, 2009. It has also been posted to Earthwitness.)

There are times when it is really frustrating to be an Australian. We're in a great position to be a world leader in renewable energy production. Our politicians think so too... but only after they change the definition of "renewables".