Gaia : a new religion for sustainability

Gaia : a new religion for sustainability

If we humans are to enjoy a Long Future on Earth, we need a religion that honours nature. Let’s create one, today. We humans are spiritual animals, and religion offers pathway to connect us to a supernatural world. Religion offers answers to big...
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The atmosphere has rights

The atmosphere has rights

If we humans want to enjoy a Long Future, we need to take the rights of the atmosphere seriously. I recently watched a NASA video showing the test-firing of the largest rocket booster ever built. The monstrous machine chewed through...
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ECOPHINY: a cure for climate change cognitive dissonance

ECOPHINY: a cure for climate change cognitive dissonance

Consider the picture below and how it communicates the human condition with respect to fossil fuels and climate change. Two sweethearts on a lake in a rowboat, with a small dog. “Oh, look, a lilly,” she says. He gazes dreamily at...
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Let’s get this oil war started

Let’s get this oil war started

The fossil fuel industry is killing our planet and they are using our money to do it. It’s time to fight them on the beaches… Not only do we pay the the fossil fuel industry for their poison, but our...
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The biosphere is nearly dead, it’s time for an intervention.

The biosphere is nearly dead, it’s time for an intervention.

In my twenty years of watching the biosphere die, I have yet to be convinced that there is anyone, or any agency, that has the capacity to substantially adjust the trajectory of human civilisation. In the absence of this home-grown...
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