Tag Archives: fires

Episode 296. The Great Dying

This is The ChangeUnderground for the 25th of April 2022.

I’m your host, Jon Moore

Decarbonise the Air, Recarbonise the Soil!

It turns out an article I stumbled upon this last week is based on a three year old paper from the 2019 March edition of Quaternary Science Reviews entitled: Earth system impacts of the European arrival and Great Dying in the Americas after 1492. There’s a link in the show notes to the original paper. Continue reading →

Episode 291. Quick Silvering To The Sea

This is The ChangeUnderground for the 21st of March 2022.

I’m your host, Jon Moore

Decarbonise the Air, Recarbonise the Soil!

There’s a link in the show notes and an embedded version over on the website transcript of this episode that I would urge everyone to look at. It shows millions of tonnes of topsoil pouring from the Tweed River, the border between Qld and NSW on Australia’s east coast. This is following the recent flooding. It is worth remembering the Tweed is one of more than fifteen rivers in such a state. Continue reading →

Episode 239. Rain, la Nina and Climate Change

This is The ChangeUnderground for the week ending 7th of December 2020.

I’m your host, Jon Moore

Decarbonise the Air, Recarbonise the Soil!

The need for action is becoming even more apparent every day.

In the last fortnight, during a wet La Nina event in Australia, we still copped the heat waves of desert air pumped down from the north west of the continent, across the red centre and into the major population centres of Sydney and Melbourne. Bushfires broke out, they we jumped on quickly. They usually are but after the 2019/2020 fires the reaction had a different feel to them.

The fires continue to run through the US west coast states.  Continue reading →

Episode 197. Fires and Rebellion

This is the World Organic News for the week ending 6th of January 2020.

Jon Moore reporting!

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We’ve seen some strange things politically since 2016. Brexit and Trump spring to mind. The yellow vest and now general strike in France and, of course, the Hong Kong demonstrations.

What all these things seem to have in common is a reaction to, not so much the centre as the establishment. After 40 odd years of privatisation, outsourcing and a growing disparity between the ultra rich and the rest, a backlash occurred. In the Hong Kong case it was against the establishment on mainland China and for different reasons but a backlash against the establishment nonetheless. Continue reading →