As the last minutes of the year 1999 ticked over, the world counted down to the beginning of a new millennium. In the middle of the Pacific Ocean, on the tiny sovereign nation of Kiribati, the clock struck midnight first, leavingread now
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The Catholic Week for the Environment draws together movements that are not always seen as natural mates: the environmental movement and the Catholic Church. This week both are preaching the same message.
They share, too, the same challenge: to persuade peopleread now
Climate change, wrote Fairfax columnist Waleed Aly, is the ‘most beautiful apocalypse’ you could imagine. Last month he looked at pictures of the melting Artic — the majesty of drifting icebergs, the fluorescent blue of a cracking glacier — and arguedread now
SUPPORT RESPECTFUL CONVERSATIONS IN A TIME OF DIVISION
If there’s one thing that the recent election campaign and its outcome demonstrated, it’s the depth of the divisions that exist in our Australian community.
Our politics is focused on point-scoring, personalities, and name-calling across party lines. The media, forread now
Australia is experiencing an energy crisis on multiple fronts. In the short-term we are facing skyrocketing power prices, and grid stability issues. In the long-but-getting-shorter-by-the-day-term Australia’s disproportionate contribution to climate change is still a massive problem. Neither ofread now