25 Apr

Strange Days

So many straws swirling around in the wind that it is sometimes hard to see what is going on. Just remember that everything is connected to everything else and that goes just as much for human ecology as for whole earth ecology.  Read More

18 Mar

How many, not how fast

Human population size needs to be back on the agenda for discussion. Not ignored because of the rate of growth in numbers may be declining. Absolute numbers continue to grow far faster than was the case with a larger rate of growth on a smaller base. The problem is here and now. Read More

18 Jan

So Where Are The Greens?

David Taylor’s comment on the Where’s the Ecology Party When You Need It post raises an interesting question – he asked “why is the Green Party short of actual greens in positions of responsibility. Where are the greens?

I take this two ways – on the one hand why are you, Roger, pissing around outside the tent rather than remaining inside sorting things out, especially since you now have retired and should have time to consider (re-)taking a position of responsibility?

On the other hand, more generally what are deep greens actually doing instead of driving the political party of the green movement in a more ecologically responsible direction?

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09 Dec

What is a Revolution?

A good friend came to stay a few days ago and we spent the evening discussing revolution; what, who, when, why and how.  A fairly wide ranging discussion that continued over breakfast and then prompted a lot of thinking during idle moments over the following days.

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