Do we want to live in an economy or a society? Now and in the near future, to a certain extent, we have an opportunity to choose how we recover from this global crisis. We can decide what our future might look like; how we might build a stronger, more resilient society; and whether we want to live in an economy or a society, or both! … More Economy or Society: Our Post-Covid-19 Decisions
It was World Water Week last week, a week for discussing and acting on global water issues. With my hydrological background I feel compelled to write about something water related. Deciding the exact topic however, has been challenging, as I’m constantly bombarded with water themed stories: My Sydney-based family tell me about the ongoing drought with … More Talking About World Water Week
“In nature nothing exists alone” Wrote Rachel Carson in her widely acclaimed 1962 book, which has been attributed by many as sparking the modern environmental movement. Silent Spring chronicled declining bird and insect populations, correlating them with increasing synthetic pesticide use, particularly DDT. Historically used (with huge effect) to control malaria during World War 2, DDT became popular … More What Have We Learnt Since Silent Spring?