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Macron stalks a Pakistani on his jet ski

We fiddle while the Indus drowns

Geoff Ebbs /30 August, 2022

Water, water everywhere, and not a drop to drink Coleridge, The Ancient Mariner Predictions that the Global North would cynically turn its back on Climate refugees as drought, heatwaves and floods decimate the population of the Global South this week appear both reasonable and prescient. As I write this in my comfortable home in the Continue Reading →

Whaling with Howard Whelan

Geoff Ebbs /2 August, 2022

Howard Whelan is an Antarctic Tour Guide and past editor of Australian Geographic. He put together this sound package with Geoff Ebbs over a number of shows.

A mouldy boot caused by the big wet

Mould moves in

Geoff Ebbs /26 July, 2022

The big wet has Brisbane renters tearing apart sharehouses, burning leather clothing and scrubbing walls with clove and tea tree oil, mixed with vinegar and warm water in a battle with an unwanted, microbial, housemate; mould. Christine Schindler wrote in Westender last week “The mould ripened, it invited friends and propagated indiscriminately on brick and Continue Reading →

Professor Jeffrey Sachs addresses NATO

Sachs exhorts EU not to blindly follow US

Geoff Ebbs /20 July, 2022

Professor Jeffrey Sachs addressed NATO this month, begging European nations not to blindly follow the US into a global war with China and Russia. He says US is no longer a global leader, and is in denial about this, leading the West into a dangerous and futile global war. He points out that successive US Continue Reading →

Guy Pearse author

Hollowing out the Liberals

Geoff Ebbs /25 May, 2022

The rise of the Green-Teal tide on the weekend speaks volumes about environmental politics.Geoff Ebbs reflects on the implications for the Liberals and the Greens The destruction of the Liberal Party by Scott Morrison has many dimensions including integrity, misogyny, gender wars, culture wars and climate wars. Both the Teal independents and the Greens benefited Continue Reading →

EcoRadio News – Wednesday March 9, 2022

Geoff Ebbs /8 March, 2022

In this bulletin Liberals turn on market forces to protect coal Women cautiously celebrate International Women’s Day Truth is the first casualty as Australia toes US line on Ukraine PM leaps into action as climate emergency reaches Cronulla Reef grief competition heals despair with creativity Liberals turn on market forces to protect coal Once a Continue Reading →