Category Archives: climate change

Dealing With The End Of Life In The Age Of Climate Change.

1. Current Practices. .In almost every part of the world, the death of a family member, a friend or a community leader is a matter of substantial regret and relief can be provided by ceremonies celebrating the life of the … Continue reading

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A Belated Return To The Site Which Means So Much To Me!

This site has been dormant for a long time , for which I must apologise. My advancing years did expose me to some quite serious health problems, and my services assisting in the maintenance of quality social services in the … Continue reading

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Engagement At MIT Colab

Massachusetts Institute of Technology has undertaken a very interesting initiative called Colab. The intention is to engage interested individual people from all over the world in thinking of ideas for ameliorating the effects of climate change. Currently there are 25 … Continue reading

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The future of biodiversity is in our hands

Originally posted on CSIROscope Blog:
Australia’s Biodiversity series – Part 12: Conclusions When talking about the fate of biodiversity it’s easy to get bogged down in doom and gloom—we know that it’s in decline, that human populations and demand for…

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Maximising The Value Of Railways To The Environment.

Once again I must apologise for my lack of contribution to this blog in recent months. Retirees such as myself tend to glory in the apparently limitless time available to pursue interests or make oneself socially useful. One signs up … Continue reading

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Elevated Railways: The What, The How And The Why

This blog has been dormant for quite a while (for which I apologise) but I seem to have become involved in quite an array of activities, all of which have made demands on my time. However, some of them were … Continue reading

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An important aspect of remote-area living.

While looking at what is involved in estimating the maximum possible population for Australia, I, as an engineer, have naturally been drawn to the provision of the physical requirements, such as services, infrastructure, food production and the like. However, my … Continue reading

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