Save the Forests: they are crucial to reducing CO2 This is the call to arms which we get from Professor Brendan Mackey, Professor of Environmental Science at the ANU, in the Opinion Section of the Melbourne's The Age of August 7, 2007. The … [Read more...] about Stopping Logging Won’t Stop Global Warming: A Note from Norman Endacott
High profile Sydney business man Geoffrey Cousins is running a campaign against a new pulp mill proposed for the Tamar Valley in Tasmania. His campaign appears to haver resulted in the federal government deciding to delay their decision by at least … [Read more...] about Geoffrey Cousins Should Visit Us: A Plea from Timber Workers in Tasmania
If you were planning a pulp mill there could hardly be a better spot [than the Tamar Valley in Tasmania]. What's more, the area is so settled that only an idiot, or someone who hadn't even bothered with the minimum of research, could call it … [Read more...] about Already an Aluminium Smelter in the ‘Pristine’ Tamar Valley: A Blog Post by Graham Young
Just when the ALP Leader Kevin Rudd and his Shadow Minister for Climate Change, Environment, Heritage and the Arts, Peter Garrett AM, MP, are being urged to bury the Ghost of former Environment Minister Graham “Richo” Richardson we see for Liberal … [Read more...] about Pulp Mill Debate getting sillier by the Minute! A note from Cinders.
According to Caroline Overington from The Australian, political aspirant Geoffrey Cousins’ inspiration is attributed to The Monthly’s Out of Control - The tragedy of Tasmania’s forests, by Richard Flanagan. It is certainly a powerful lot of words … [Read more...] about Tasmanian Forests – The Wildcard in Australian Politics (Part 2)
The Australian media has been in a frenzy over a proposed pulp mill for the Tamar Valley in Tasmania. Most recent objections have included the idea that the mill should be located away from wineries. Yesterday, Barry Chipman from the NGO Timber … [Read more...] about The French Mix Pulp Mills & Wineries: A Media Release from Barry Chipman