HOME a film by Yann Arthus-Bertrand

HOME is an incrediable movie explaining the life on earth, how it started, how everything is interlinked and which part we, humans, play. A movie with the most stunning images showing the beauty of the world, the animals and the human habitat. The sad part is the destruction caused humans, shown in pictures and explained…

HOME a film by Yann Arthus-Bertrand

HOME is an incrediable movie explaining the life on earth, how it started, how everything is interlinked and which part we, humans, play. We are living in exceptional times. Scientists tell us that we have 10 years to change the way we live, avert the depletion of natural resources and the catastrophic evolution of the…

The Age of Stupid

The Age of Stupid is the new movie from Director Franny Armstrong (McLibel) and producer John Battsek (One Day In September). Pete Postlethwaite stars as a man living alone in the devastated future world of 2055, looking at old footage from 2008 and asking: why didn’t we stop climate change when we had the chance?…

Australia: Senators dump emissions scheme

The New Zealand Herald, 14 Aug 2009 CANBERRA – The Australian Government’s grand plan to tackle climate change – an emissions trading scheme – has been voted down by the Senate. After a rowdy debate, all non-government senators voted against the scheme yesterday. There was a resounding cry of “hear hear” from Opposition senators as…

CFL lightbulbs – again

I found an article in the NZ Herald, about energy saving lightbulbs. Yes, I know the never ending story. I am still quoting some if it’s contents here: Couple set to save with bulb swap4:00AM Monday Aug 03, 2009 by Eloise Gibson Replacing every lightbulb in their home with an energy efficient version is set…

Emission reduction and climate change

There was an article in the herald online yesterday about greenpeace’s call for emission reduction, the signon website and about the question wether the government should take action. The Herald also aked readers to submit their comments and opinions. The result was pretty much split into two groups: The ones pro and the ones contra.…