Press release in regard to the Extinction Rebellion action in Hobart, Friday 28th January 2022.
An electric vehicle (EV) battery uses up just 30kg of raw materials with recycling compared to the 17,000 litres of petrol burned by the average car. The gap is set to increase further as technological advancements drive down the amount of lithium required to make an EV battery by half over the next decade. The… Continue reading Electric cars pollute more than Internal Combustion Engines – NO
What is fracking? Fracking refers to how rock is fractured apart by a high-pressure mixture. Water, sand and chemicals are injected into the rock at high pressure which allows the gas to flow out to the head of the well. Gas is a polluting fossil fuel that is bad news on many fronts: it’s driving… Continue reading Gas exploration and fracking
Ever been involved in a climate emergency “discussion” on Facebook or elsewhere on the Internet and seen or been the recipient of a post along the lines of: ‘You are a greenie hypocrite and should give up your car, mobile phone etc. etc.’? Usually those types of posts are full of spelling mistakes and capitalisation… Continue reading Greenies should give up their cars and phones
Alan Kohler writes on rising temperatures and when and what governments panic button look like: https://thenewdaily.com.au/finance/finance-news/2021/07/19/climate-change-panic-alan-kohler/ Alan Kohler writes twice a week for The New Daily. He is also editor in chief of Eureka Report and finance presenter on ABC news
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