Monthly Archives: March 2022

Climate news review

A few of today’s climate news stories Insulate Britain says 117 supporters have been charged over road block protests after 857 arrests Climate activists say they expect numbers to rise Climate group Insulate Britain has said 117 activists have been charged over … Continue reading

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Lismore flooding, Eastern Australia

Lismore in East Australia suffered extreme flooding at the end of February 2022. These 2 videos discuss that flooding. Further flood warnings have been issued in Lismore now – 29 March 2022 – a month later, warning people to evacuate.

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Priti Patel’s Home Office stole refugees’ phones

The Home Office seized refugees’ phones illegally. It should be dismantled Priti Patel’s Home Office operated a grossly unlawful – and spectacularly cruel – policy of seizing the phones of refugees arriving in the UK George Peretz Calls to break … Continue reading

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Climate protests news review

Climate [ed: strikes] were worldwide on Friday. https://fridaysforfuture.org/march19/ FRIDAYS FOR FUTURE… or FFF, is a youth-led and -organised global climate strike movement that started in August 2018, when 15-year-old Greta Thunberg began a school strike for climate. In the three weeks leading … Continue reading

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‘Unthinkable’: Scientists Shocked as Polar Temperatures Soar 50 to 90 Degrees Above Normal

Republished from Common Dreams “With everything going on in the world right now, the dual polar climate disasters of 2022 should be the top story” BRETT WILKINSMarch 20, 2022 Scientists expressed shock and alarm this weekend amid extreme high temperatures near … Continue reading

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Militant shift

Extinction Rebellion’s plan to block oil refineries and my own call to action mark a militant shift in UK climate activism following release on the most recent IPCC report. 2000 fuel protests. What Will It Take for the Climate Movement … Continue reading

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We need to talk about the latest IPCC report

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Why are there calls to ban Bitcoin mining?

Why are there calls to ban Bitcoin mining? Bitcoin, Ethereum and other PoW cryptocurrencies create significant carbon emissions with each transaction. According to the Digiconomist Bitcoin Energy Consumption Index, a single transaction creates 1259 kilograms of carbon dioxide emissions, which … Continue reading

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Suggestions for next Friday, Saturday or Sunday’s sermon

The Spring Equinox is on Sunday 20 March. Restart of the cycle / circle of life spring, summer, autumn (fall), winter Through the most recent IPCC report learned that man’s greed is destroying your respective deity’s creation Should support and … Continue reading

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Climate protesters storm Baftas and sit on red carpet as A-listers walk past – video

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This week the GB News host and former UKIP leader said he was launching a campaign for a public referendum on the UK’s net zero policies, under the slogan “Vote Power, Not Poverty”. He repeats familiar talking points from public … Continue reading

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Mass starvation, extinctions, disasters: the new IPCC report’s grim predictions, and why adaptation efforts are falling behind Mark Howden, Australian National University; Joy Pereira, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (National University of Malaysia), and Roberto Sánchez, Colegio de la Frontera Norte Even if … Continue reading

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Tony Gosling and Martin Summers discuss politics

Tony Gosling and Martin Summers discuss politics on the Not the BCFM politics show. It’s four hours long, I’m only a third of the way through but seems particularly impressive this week. Martin Summers has PPE (Politics, Philosophy and Economics, … Continue reading

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Now Let’s Do the American Oligarchs

What can we do about our oligarchy in the United States? President Biden’s blueprint for ones in Russia is a good place to start. Republished from Common Dreams under Creative Commons (CC BY-NC-ND 3.0) licence. Note by dizzy: There’s a … Continue reading

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XR unveil plans to ‘paralyse’ oil refineries in Britain

https://morningstaronline.co.uk/article/b/xr-unveil-plans-to-paralyse-oil-refineries-in-britain EXTINCTION REBELLION unveiled today its plan to “paralyse” movement of oil supplies in Britain. The group aims to mobilise hundreds of thousands of protesters in an unprecedented blockade of oil refineries which it hopes will “stop the harm at … Continue reading

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The cost-of-living crisis will be ‘fatal’ for children in poverty, Jack Monroe warns

https://morningstaronline.co.uk/article/b/the-cost-of-living-crisis-will-be-fatal-for-children-in-poverty-jack-monroe-warns ACTIVIST and food writer Jack Monroe issued a stark warning today that the cost of living crisis will be “fatal” for children in poverty. The campaigner, who specialises in low-cost cooking, warned MPs that the impact of the crisis … Continue reading

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Your mobile phone is a portable bug that you take everywhere

I suggest that you don’t discuss or SMS text anything important. Don’t discuss things in person – write on paper. Your location and elevation is easily tracked through a mobile phone – invisible (to you) pings are used.

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By order and by appointment 20 March 2022 will have a duration of 36 hours

… Business as usual is not acceptable. We object. Capitalism is rejected. later: 20 March 2022 Capitalism is rejected. Business as usual – the destruction of our planet – is no longer tolerated. You will be working with people who … Continue reading

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