Book Review Essay: Blowout

April 15, 2024 greenzine 0

If You Read Only One Book This Spring, Make It This One! Author: Rachel Maddow Reviewer/Essayist: PATRICIA REMY “The oil and gas industry has been remaking the world in its favored image for generations. And it’s not finished with us yet. Climate disaster has put a spotlight on the need […]

HIPPO Ponders

December 18, 2023 greenzine 0

Translated from the HIPPO by PATRICA REMY Don’t dare dismiss me as a dumb animal or just another pretty face. I have something to say to you humans. I’m not just a hippo. I’m HIPPO. COP28 is the latest human endeavour in self-deception. This time ’round they called it “The […]

The Green “Red Line”

February 21, 2023 greenzine 0

EDITORIAL COLLECTIVE – Good old Greenpeace! Still hanging in there with the unpopular positions. While the Green Parties of Europe have all gone nuke and affirmed nuclear energy as carbon-free, Greenpeace doggedly reminds the world of some inconvenient truths. Resorting to nuclear power is the red line in the sand […]

Take Coffee For Example

January 10, 2023 greenzine 0

PATRICIA REMY – As time has gone by, I have become ever more irked at the suggestion that we as individual consumers can mitigate climate change. First of all, I hate being designated as a “consumer”. Really, this is not how I self-identify. Each one of us is a lot […]

Encouraging Stuff Behind all the Blah, Blah, Blah

January 7, 2023 greenzine 0

MARILYN FREEMAN − All the COP gatherings produce a lot of hot air and not enough action to mitigate delay on the climate emergency front. Greta Thunberg, world famous youth climate activist, who is not attending COP27 this year summed it perfectly with her “Blah, blah, blah” quote. However, behind […]

Ecological Disposition Of The Deceased

December 30, 2022 greenzine 0

PATRICIA REMY – There are 8 billion of us humans now, populating Planet Earth. Within the next hundred years virtually all of us will die. This raises a question: How will the disposition of the deceased take place, on the average 80,000,000 annually? Numerically this is somewhat more than the […]

The Fusion Flap – And BTW: It’s Not Just About Energy

December 17, 2022 greenzine 0

PATRICIA REMY – A mini-sun in every town. And no radioactive waste. We’ve been hearing about it for about a week now (The official announcement was made on December 13, 2022). The Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory managed to propagate a nuclear fusion reaction which elicited net energy for the first […]

Aquamation

September 12, 2022 greenzine 0

A lower Carbon Footprint for Funerals? PATRICIA REMY – No one lesser than Desmond Tutu (d. 26/Dec/2021), known as “the conscience of the Republic of South Africa”, brought it into the mainline discussion. Before his death he specified that the method of disposition for his deceased body be Aquamation. Tutu […]

The Luxury Tax Of Green Living Is Something We Cannot Afford

July 1, 2022 greenzine 0

TRACEY HAMILTON – Until living a green lifestyle is affordable to everyone, there won’t be a true environmental impact. Remember playing Monopoly and landing on the Luxury Tax square? Mumbles would follow as you handed over the fee and then continued rolling the dice. Suddenly, it feels like the roll […]