Reality check on Australia
Could it be that the facts are not available? No. Here’s an article that sums up the current situation. click here.
Here in Canberra we have a local government that makes all the right noises and is doing things in the area of renewables but refuses to recognise the damage being done through its own bad planning and development of urban areas. The Chief Minister is also the minister for urban renewal, but so far has been more of a Minister for Urban Destruction. He seems to have no capacity for identifying with what the residents are looking for in urban developments, being good design that addresses climate change adaptation – not just more Property Council driven green wash.
Then there’s this report on how it can be done – click here
The future of the Great Barrier Reef – click here
and then there’s the US President who has linked climate change to the health of his children – click here.
It comes down to making the message personal, how it is effecting you and your family and this message needs to be delivered by political leadership. Given the political class in Australia at the moment, this may be a while in coming.