Calling Out The Elephant In The Room: Reframing The Media

'Renewable energy target: emissions down, not in a good way'' screen shot of article by Judith Sloan, The Australian, 16 August 2016

Screenshot of opinion article by Judith Sloan, The Australian, 16 August 2016, ‘Renewable energy target: emissions down, not in a good way”

Everything is not always what it seems. Especially in the media.

Check out this opinion article in The Australian.

It illustrates someone who is scared of change (or who is speaking up for people and businesses who are scared of change) – particularly the large-scale changes that need to occur to protect our precious world and its ability to support life as we know it.  Continue reading

Pausing To Reflect – Let’s Do It Now

Woman thinking

Image credit: Robert Couse-Baker, Flickr CC-BY 2.0

How often do we take the time to reflect on what we are doing, to look at our goals and how we go about our daily lives?

A lot of us (particularly in Western cultures) might do this once a year. We take part in the annual ritual at the end of the year, setting New Year’s Resolutions. Even then, we probably don’t go very deep, preferring instead to focus on broad Continue reading

Easter Action On Climate Change

Man standing with eyes closed & hands held in prayer at dawn

Image: Vinoth Chandar | Flickr CC BY 2.0

Around the world, people are having an extra long weekend for Easter.  Western Christians are going to church on Good Friday.  More of them will do so on Easter Sunday.  And in a few weeks Orthodox Christians will do the same.

On Good Friday, some church congregations will use a litany, a series of prayers asking for specific Continue reading