On the morning when the Paris Agreement on Climate Change seems to be under severe pressure, here’s a view from Australia on the issue of dealing with the problem.  The Guardian has a feature by Teila Watson on how indigenous knowledge can help.  This is how it begins:

All over the planet, we are are facing the most urgent time in human history, the most dire situation of all: the effects of the destruction of our earth.  Ice-caps are melting, the climate is changing, and species of animals and plants are being threatened and dying out.  Yet many of “the powers that be” are still supporting, pushing and funding the destruction of our life-giving earth, through mining, various forms of agriculture and unsustainable energy creation and usage.  The future is bleak.  However, some countries are doing it right, banning plastics and making major moves towards sustainability and green energy.  And then there’s “Australia”.  …


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