Neon Blue Lava

Reactions are spiking at Chernobyl.

We’re hurtling toward global suicide.

The scientists turning the desert green.

England’s forgotten rainforests.

Cool paint.

An electric vehicle motor that uses no magnets.

A battery that charges sixty times faster than lithium-ion.

The solar power of the future.

Neon blue lava.

9 June 2021


Your age in CO2. Up 28% in my lifetime. It only went up 14% between 1850 and the year I was born.

Our warmest decade.

Climate change is flooding the Arctic Ocean with light.

Hundreds of Australian species face extinction after last year’s fires.

Hormone-altering chemicals threaten human procreation.

We’re tearing apart the tapestry of life.

The scale of the threat is difficult to grasp.

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20 March 2021

Kangaroo Ground

A year of talking about climate change.

The search for clean air.

If the Australian Liberal Party approached the First World War like they approach climate change.

A huge spike in one of the most potent greenhouse gases.

UK police list Extinction Rebellion as extremists and include Greenpeace with neo-Nazis on counter-terror lists.

Laurie Garrett on the Wuhan virus.

Australian aboriginals recorded ancient sea rises in 10,000 years of oral history.

Let’s abandon climate targets and maximise climate action.

31 January 2020

The Ashes

Our scientific predictions are coming to pass. Why climate change deniers are irrelevant. The Australian public’s obsession with arson is being fueled by another social media disinformation campaign.

How a bank undermined Jimmy Carter’s Iran strategy forty years ago. We are in uncharted waters without a compass.

7 January 2020