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» 12/04/2019 4:25:17 PM We've always solved all our problems or learned to live with them. Sure and learning to li.....
» 3/04/2019 8:29:48 PM That's true Bozec but Australian voters also need to step up and vote them out instead of .....
» 3/04/2019 7:52:07 PM Great article Guy Hallowes. Well done thanks very much. Australia and the other western .....
» 26/03/2019 11:08:22 AM Regardless of the deflator it is good that we are talking about per capita GDP rather than.....
» 22/02/2019 2:26:30 PM http://www.onlineopinion.com.au/view.asp?article=20014 net zero immigration, no tax or wel.....
» 22/02/2019 12:08:49 PM There are a lot of issues to discuss regarding climate change and how we will manage over .....
» 14/02/2019 9:05:04 AM Don't just say: A policy discussion based on liberal values would assure Australians that.....
» 5/12/2018 2:13:16 PM There will never be an enquiry into the best population policy for Australia as long as th.....
» 3/11/2018 3:44:16 PM Also rarely mentioned are the scientists who lose status and money by supporting global wa.....
» 3/11/2018 3:36:44 PM Divergence – Excellent points on the assessment of the three alternatives. The third one s.....
» 26/10/2018 12:57:18 PM Gee Don, you want us to believe that the science is on your side and you've carefully cons.....
» 16/10/2018 7:10:35 PM I'm with Alan B. I can't quickly think of having read anything that makes less sense. As.....
» 12/10/2018 5:14:29 PM The pro population growth advocates have already won a significant victory by framing the .....
» 13/09/2018 7:07:52 PM popnperish one of the significant blind spots of many greenies and environmental supporter.....
» 27/07/2018 8:19:48 PM Another Article from America with similar sentiments https://www.dailywire.com/news/33611.....
» 25/07/2018 1:57:16 PM nathandavidson - We could make due without cars and cigarettes and alcohol and a thousand .....
» 21/07/2018 11:35:26 AM Dead wrong Alan B. Australia has one of the highest standards of living in the world. Th.....
» 21/07/2018 10:37:12 AM Toni Lavis Sustainable Australia (Check out the website - https://www.sustainableaustrali.....
» 20/07/2018 2:06:57 PM ttbn nailed it: “In fact, both major parties are out of step with public opinion”. They .....
» 3/07/2018 3:24:29 PM The factor that always seems to be missing from these discussions is how much are the curr.....
» 1/07/2018 2:23:54 AM I doubt that there will be a crisis. I think the ageing population ruse is a trick played .....
» 27/06/2018 3:14:16 AM The new purpose of governments is not what is best for the average citizen or what the ave.....
» 25/06/2018 7:31:20 PM Andrew Bolt highlighted the comment I made in the article about the enemies of environment.....
» 25/06/2018 7:30:11 PM Thanks for this Is Mise I couldn't access the Daily Telegraph but I found this which has .....
» 21/06/2018 3:13:09 PM mhaze there are lots of good recycling businesses. Steel, aluminium, other metals, plastic.....
» 21/06/2018 1:17:58 AM Whale off the coast of Thailand. The video also notes that most plastic waste is from Asia.....
» 21/06/2018 1:10:30 AM SteeleRedux – I wholeheartedly disagree with your comment that: “it isn't the quantity of .....
» 23/05/2018 5:52:08 PM What is the point of continuously increasing the population? Who benefits? Why are water, .....
» 12/04/2018 3:32:12 PM Probably mostly a storm in a teacup. Folau doesn't speak for Rugby Australia and Rugby Aus.....
» 12/04/2018 2:36:41 PM very good article, Thanks.....
» 16/03/2018 1:18:24 PM Well done Ian Nance. Keep up the good work. Thanks very much for responding to the queries.....
» 12/03/2018 3:26:30 PM David L as with so many others: If you want the poor to be more productive, give them les.....
» 20/02/2018 1:10:05 PM Another article on population growth where the environment hardly gets a mention. Of cours.....
» 21/01/2018 9:13:50 PM Thanks Yuyutsu Sorry. I don't know you well enough to respond to this comment......
» 20/01/2018 12:53:56 AM Yuyutsu Sorry you are having such a tough life. It's hard to believe that your life is tou.....
» 18/01/2018 8:58:19 PM Not_Now.Soon When the one child policy is viewed through the lens of a country like Austr.....
» 18/01/2018 7:29:41 PM Not_Now.Soon: How is net zero immigration, for example 70,000 out and then 70,000 can come.....
» 16/01/2018 9:58:45 PM It makes a lot of sense to encourage the sub-Saharan African countries to reduce populatio.....
» 23/05/2012 11:55:52 AM Boylesy and Individual get your calculators out. If Boat people doubles that will be 5000 .....
» 23/05/2012 10:17:29 AM Well done, William. Boat people are 2% of immigration and 90% of the news about immigratio.....
» 14/06/2011 3:16:30 PM A bunch of people are in a lifeboat and one guy notices that the lifeboat is taking on wat.....
» 4/05/2011 1:43:05 PM Well done Jane. The changes you are hoping for are gigantic and probably unlikely to happ.....
» 4/05/2011 1:29:42 PM What a happy day. Agreeing with Curmudgeon and Cheryl. Graham Cooke brought us together. W.....
» 19/04/2011 10:26:52 AM Sounds a lot like you are saying we should re-open all the visa factories so that you don'.....
» 20/01/2011 8:33:25 PM A businessman says he has a lot of work at the moment. You quickly respond you need to hir.....
» 8/11/2010 9:02:11 AM Chris - With all your agreement with comments from myself and other posters about the dif.....
» 5/11/2010 10:03:19 AM How about a budget and a time frame for acheiving a stable Afghanistan and Pakistan? Mos.....
» 26/10/2010 1:22:04 PM Well done William. Big business wants high population growth, but for small businesses hig.....
» 18/10/2010 9:02:10 AM Agreed Ken, Well put......
» 14/10/2010 10:24:07 AM Vanna - The tax cut will have to go to paying higher energy prices. The reduction in inco.....
» 13/10/2010 7:04:43 PM Agreed on geothermal. Lets see one work reliably for a few years. Regarding a carbon pri.....
» 11/10/2010 12:12:53 PM Good Luck with however it turns out Graham. I think OLO and sites like it are a step forwa.....
» 5/10/2010 8:13:01 PM Hooray John Coulter. We are under the impression that digging up iron ore and coal and sel.....
» 27/09/2010 10:17:43 PM thinkabit I am curious as to your idea of a world / society that we should aim for. Busine.....
» 23/09/2010 1:44:46 PM The idea that "There is plenty of food for all of us and 3 billion more," is at .....
» 22/09/2010 6:55:04 PM Does anybody think we are going in the right direction? Is it okay that a billion people d.....
» 7/09/2010 8:48:21 PM From the Culham Centre for Fusion Energy website: "Fusion is expected to become a ma.....
» 4/09/2010 2:11:12 PM J of M. Anti racism isn't anti-white. It is anti a very bad idea. Don't imply that all whi.....
» 31/08/2010 7:48:43 PM CJ I think you give Collopy a bit more credit that he deserves regarding the "Austral.....
» 30/08/2010 9:42:45 AM A much more compelling case can be made for Australia being one of the least racist countr.....
» 24/08/2010 4:24:57 PM 4) As long as Australia is intent on increasing its population there is little moral autho.....
» 24/08/2010 4:23:20 PM CJ thanks for responding to all these comments. I must admit that I feel some sympathy for.....
» 21/08/2010 11:03:52 PM Jay - The Race problem that I am more familiar with is that some people don't want to give.....
» 21/08/2010 9:13:53 PM Jay of Melbourne lots wrong with your post and lots wrong with what I assume are your gene.....
» 20/08/2010 10:58:40 PM If CJ Morgan represents the leadership or the general consensus in the Greens then I have .....
» 20/08/2010 2:18:12 PM A very good article although it beats a dead horse in the 2nd half. Without defending th.....
» 19/08/2010 10:50:26 PM Please Greg clear this up. Are you saying that we are all hopeless and couldn’t possibly s.....
» 17/08/2010 11:32:25 AM My thoughts. Dick Smith or Kelvin Thompson may have their own. Net zero immigration. This.....
» 16/08/2010 7:36:55 PM The idea that private schools get 80% or 90% of the funding of public schools and therefor.....
» 16/08/2010 7:32:23 PM Shadow minister you imply in your first post that Jane Caro’s children go to Private schoo.....
» 13/08/2010 12:49:46 PM I don’t have the least concern about other countries trading with us if we have net zero i.....
» 13/08/2010 9:18:35 AM Ludwig - I think last night was good but there is a difference between making the right .....
» 12/08/2010 5:58:54 PM Hasbeen I am a kind and gentle person at all hours of the day and night. I am 2 metres tal.....
» 6/08/2010 11:49:01 PM Thanks jos. Many good points. As life expectancy lengthens we can't continue thinking tha.....
» 5/08/2010 10:47:41 AM This is a carefully written and politely phrased article that concludes in gentle and resp.....
» 5/08/2010 9:49:30 AM 1. Why have a larger population? Who benefits? 2. Sustainability doesn’t just mean can we.....
» 8/07/2010 12:26:17 PM Oh, oh I agree with Cheryl. It was a thoughtful article. If that happens again I'll get re.....
» 19/06/2010 9:51:20 PM James - As Chris Rock says "You could probably drive your car with your feet if you.....
» 1/06/2010 9:09:04 PM Loxton –I think I sort of agree with you, but I have done a little more study on the numbe.....
» 27/05/2010 9:35:37 AM Loxton - We will always be a nation of immigrants. If we always allow high immigration bec.....
» 16/04/2010 3:57:13 PM How Brigid Walsh makes the link between too many water experts on the Victorian Water agen.....
» 24/02/2010 7:48:29 PM "I bet we'll find it when we need to. It's what people do." I said that to my b.....
» 6/02/2010 8:29:17 PM Superb well written article. Thanks very much Melvin Bolton. The key point in the short t.....
» 11/12/2009 12:32:05 PM It’s disappointing that Online Opinion lets this kind of rant get through. If this guy is .....
» 10/12/2009 7:53:52 AM Regardless of Farida Akhter's seemingly silly general objection to population stabilisatio.....
» 16/11/2009 12:10:38 PM B) Can we lecture the Americans, Chinese and the Indians about reducing greenhouse if we a.....
» 16/11/2009 12:07:13 PM This is almost a generic pro-immigration article. Its all about name calling and trying to.....
» 30/10/2009 8:54:14 AM Strayan - It sounds like what you are saying is that representative government shouldn't.....
» 14/10/2009 10:32:17 PM John Reid – Thanks for taking part in the forum. As stated earlier too few authors do this.....
» 7/10/2009 8:18:59 PM Clownfish – You’ve made it clear that you support the central policies of the sustainable .....
» 6/10/2009 3:49:02 PM So clownfish, are you saying that you agree with eliminating the Baby bonus and reducing i.....
» 6/10/2009 10:09:52 AM Thanks John Reid. Please keep up the good work......
» 2/09/2009 11:05:50 AM I agree with most of what is in this article and I agree with the main premise that privat.....
» 27/08/2009 1:33:56 PM Thanks for this Martin. It highlights the point about politicians not being good at the .....
» 26/08/2009 10:17:12 AM Grim - The water tank arithmetic isn't quite as simple as you show. First you never ge.....
» 25/08/2009 3:47:31 PM These articles by Colin Chartes are great. Always clear with easy to understand logic. Aft.....
» 13/08/2009 10:31:42 AM Well done Peter Ridd and good to see that the issues are not just environmental. The econo.....
» 4/08/2009 4:12:06 PM With all due respect to Vandana Shiva, what is needed are some practical suggestions for g.....
» 22/07/2009 1:55:38 PM A politician's job is to get re-elected. Anything else is a sideshow to keep us distracted.....
» 1/07/2009 4:13:56 PM A riddle: Two people knock on a politicians door. One is carrying a bag of money and says.....
» 24/06/2009 10:50:32 AM I think it's great that BMW is using landfill gas for power and its great that Rockcote is.....
» 16/06/2009 9:36:04 PM Thanks for this Brian. Very interesting. Thanks to OLO for getting it in. We hear about t.....
» 16/06/2009 9:23:16 PM Wing and Cheryl welcome to the "anti-pops" and glad to have you on board. With n.....
» 15/06/2009 2:42:21 PM I agree with Ludwig and disagree with Mikk. We can’t get rid of capitalism. Siting the fla.....
» 15/06/2009 10:31:12 AM The Ponzi scheme (see the link) idea doesn't really work for me. It is more like cutting d.....
» 13/06/2009 11:43:55 AM Kulu - I don't think the Easter Islanders ever did. I always imagine an Easter Island gr.....
» 12/06/2009 7:28:28 AM Kulu - I didn't mean that life was getting better. In many ways, as you mention, life is.....
» 11/06/2009 10:15:58 AM I don't know the answer Ludwig and one of my motivations for writing these articles is to .....
» 10/06/2009 12:34:30 PM I reckon this guy is a genius. Go Lakers......
» 17/04/2009 11:30:31 PM There are important things to be learned from this article for all proponents of populatio.....
» 3/04/2009 10:26:08 PM Jardine - How many people would freeze and starve in the dark if Australia had net zero .....
» 1/03/2009 7:03:39 PM mil-observer This looks like a case of "if you can't win the argument your opponent .....
» 12/02/2009 8:07:09 AM I know people who work at banks, construction companies and garden retail outlets who have.....
» 11/02/2009 1:14:06 PM My objection to the cabal theory isn’t that I don’t think the Property Council wants high .....
» 10/02/2009 1:24:35 PM It is also important to understand the battlegrounds, that the two sides of the high immig.....
» 10/02/2009 1:00:10 PM I agree with James that the average Australian would be better off with low immigration ra.....
» 2/02/2009 8:57:00 AM Fungo - You say "I find sustainability as it is generally used to be a hollow, unhe.....
» 31/01/2009 9:26:09 PM Wing – Will Australia be a better place to live with high immigration than with low or n.....
» 27/01/2009 11:53:43 AM Page 122 of “The Skeptical Environmentalist:” “Thus it is expected that the oil price will.....
» 25/01/2009 2:16:00 PM Wing – I can’t speak for Ludwig or divergence. These are my ideas alone. These are ways .....
» 24/01/2009 3:40:13 PM Why should civilisation's primary goal be to see how many humans we can cram onto our plan.....
» 5/12/2008 10:31:02 AM Although I disagree with the main premise in the two articles and I think that articles li.....
» 5/12/2008 9:34:49 AM Cinders - If all of this is true. Why ram the project through without the standard Envir.....
» 2/12/2008 6:13:18 PM Non - Practicing Environmentalist is a beautiful expression. It is so easy to blame ever.....
» 11/11/2008 5:39:40 PM Colin - Interesting, in the main report they recommend: "Education, especially of .....
» 6/11/2008 10:34:50 PM Kiashu if you want more immigrants, for more diversity that is fine. Just understand that .....
» 5/11/2008 8:17:19 PM Obviously if we want to change government policy on immigration, we need to oppose the can.....
» 5/11/2008 8:14:47 PM Thanks for all your comments. I think you make some very good points. With respect to Loui.....
» 29/10/2008 1:53:05 PM This is all great but where are the details. What are the specific things that governments.....
» 29/10/2008 9:22:47 AM This article is filled with nice sentiments and reporting about Anna Bligh being a busines.....
» 17/10/2008 9:20:49 PM A business person hires someone to help him make money. It is an investment of his money t.....
» 6/10/2008 6:01:11 PM The entire premise of the article is that the aged pension is designed to provide enough m.....
» 28/09/2008 1:44:25 PM Thanks Plerdsus. I think you have responded the same way that 99% of the population would .....
» 27/09/2008 1:32:45 PM Secret Societies are not needed. Great leaders are not needed. When Michael Costa stood .....
» 23/09/2008 3:59:10 PM Well done Col Rouge, Kenny and Ozandy. A practical law. Let's see how many doctor's go to .....
» 11/09/2008 12:18:15 PM Colin - Just like you and I going on about population, Professor Cribb writes essentiall.....
» 1/08/2008 9:16:52 AM Well done Valerie. God Bless You......
» 23/07/2008 3:16:52 PM Sylvia - The idea that there is an ageing population crisis or that we won't have anybod.....
» 2/07/2008 10:57:41 AM Col - Since you asked, I am very concerned about global warming. Too many scientists hav.....
» 27/05/2008 10:03:14 PM Fractelle - Thanks for your kind words. - Eric.....
» 27/05/2008 9:59:56 PM Ludwig – I think a socialist-style government would be a giant step backward. The chance.....
» 26/05/2008 9:53:14 AM The downside, is that only the people around the table get to bid for the goods and servic.....
» 26/05/2008 9:52:36 AM Col – I think that designing society so that the individual is unfettered in his desire .....
» 21/05/2008 3:56:40 PM mhaze, just to clarify when you say “name 3 resources that “WE’VE” ever run out of,” the “.....
» 22/04/2008 12:13:59 AM This article needs some detail about how the farmers can be paid more and how they can mak.....
» 27/03/2008 11:51:53 PM "Relentless population growth is bad no matter what the climate might do." Than.....
» 13/03/2008 8:26:43 PM When environmentalists say we are running out of clean water, cheap fossil fuels, good far.....
» 2/02/2008 4:01:58 PM So all these world and environmental and poverty problems are now Peter Garrett’s fault wi.....
» 7/11/2007 10:06:31 AM Phanto’s got it exactly right. Nobody should have a baby for the country, for Peter Costel.....
» 7/08/2007 12:25:34 PM Paul L. can you please clarify your position. Are you saying that we shouldn’t be trying t.....
» 19/07/2007 1:10:30 PM Although I have concerns about Global warming, the comparison made with free trade, is ina.....
» 19/07/2007 12:46:47 PM There are some sensible ideas here and there are concerns about global warming, but propos.....
» 22/06/2007 12:24:30 PM All your comments about lifestyle changes to reduce greenhouse emissions are empty blather.....
» 8/05/2007 1:21:18 PM C'mon Ludwig. Reduce immigration and stop the baby bonus. Less people = less congestion. N.....
» 26/04/2007 8:25:20 PM In fact, davsab, stabilising population in Australia does not require a complex considerat.....
» 26/04/2007 2:39:28 PM davsab thanks for your comments. Note: sarcastic and vitriolic are not the same. Sarcastic.....
» 18/04/2007 3:50:34 PM So difficult to get the solutions to greenhouse. Should we use solar, nuclear, hot rocks, .....
» 15/02/2007 9:22:04 AM Ho Hum makes a good point that at least environmentalists care a little about future gener.....
» 1/02/2007 11:51:14 AM It is surprising that Julian Cribb does not mention population as any part of the solution.....
» 22/12/2006 7:16:29 AM Can wind power be used to power a desalinisation plant in such a way that when the wind bl.....
» 15/12/2006 12:21:14 PM Seditious - How are coal and uranium sustainable? I think you are right that wind turbin.....
» 13/12/2006 5:45:50 PM Iain Hall you are wrong about coal exports being counted as part of our greenhouse load. T.....
» 12/12/2006 12:10:22 PM Why should Australia be penalised for having a low population that has kept the total volu.....
» 19/09/2006 12:35:11 PM Thanks Waleed. Please keep writing. Why is it that when a muslim extremist says that all .....
» 8/09/2006 11:43:38 AM Kang – There are several reasons that our current population policies don’t make sense e.....
» 7/09/2006 4:17:51 PM Well done, Jennifer Marohasy, for speaking the unspeakable. "But there has been no .....
» 29/08/2006 2:00:41 PM Very interesting article with suggestions for methods that could improve biodiversity. Not.....
» 24/08/2006 12:02:03 PM Isn't it likely that all drinking water in India is contaminated with pesticides and the s.....
» 21/08/2006 11:18:21 AM I think the main theme of the article is sensible and that there will be an impact if coun.....
» 14/08/2006 11:28:21 AM Greg Cameron - If you pay off the $3000 5kL rainwater tank system over 15 years at 7 per.....
» 11/08/2006 5:54:30 PM I agree with John that ethanol and other biofuels can play an important part in the future.....
» 3/08/2006 9:15:31 AM wre - I can't speak for Toowoomba Council but from basic wastewater engineering principles.....
» 1/08/2006 8:37:12 PM Hasbeen - Toowoomba treated effluent has 800 mg/L of total dissolved solids (or salts) h.....
» 31/07/2006 4:16:05 PM Hasbeen - Toowoomba is 140km distant and 600 metres above the seawater. It takes a lot o.....
» 31/07/2006 11:11:35 AM Toowoomba still has a chance to lead the way. It will probably be the first city in Austra.....
» 15/07/2006 12:47:58 PM David Latimer please help me better understand your views on immigration, population, gree.....
» 7/07/2006 12:49:43 AM Fester and Divergence are correct. Assuming that our immigration over the next 12 years .....
» 4/07/2006 11:58:05 PM Mercurius – Please have a look at my post of 30 June 12:25 pm regarding the long term ec.....
» 4/07/2006 12:39:47 AM Mercurius – I know you know its not a joke, but just for the record I will state that th.....
» 3/07/2006 11:46:14 PM Marilyn Shepherd - Thanks for raising the issue of tourists. Although I agree with Dagge.....
» 2/07/2006 4:19:08 PM Ludwig – I think some of the comments that have been written here, give a clue to your o.....
» 2/07/2006 2:01:17 AM w – In response to the 4 items you raise: 1) For the 3rd time; reducing immigration by it.....
» 1/07/2006 1:36:25 PM Hendo – I believe that our environmental and resources problems are a far greater concern .....
» 30/06/2006 12:25:16 PM Skeptic - There are many who feel the same way as you, but I am not sure everyone has read.....
» 29/06/2006 8:55:27 AM My thought is that city people eat the food and use the fibre grown in the bush. • If the.....
» 27/06/2006 1:18:23 PM Sorry Perseus let me us try to better understand your arguments. I agree there are mistak.....
» 25/06/2006 8:13:29 PM This article and these comments make me think that the idea of sustainability is being pur.....
» 21/06/2006 11:19:04 AM Another note-There are a couple typos in the middle of the article: "Australia effec.....
» 21/06/2006 11:17:55 AM Realist - Have a look at the Productivity Commission's report entitled Economic Impacts .....
» 22/05/2006 3:45:16 PM I agree with Shell: good article, a lot of good points and we are in a transition. Not jus.....
» 30/04/2006 3:57:32 PM Sorry Pericles. I guess I didn't explain myself clearly enough. I didn't mean to say that .....
» 30/04/2006 12:49:39 AM Pericles - Going back to your Friday post in which you responded to my questions - I don't.....
» 28/04/2006 9:28:55 AM Stan1 - Thanks, I think "teaching about ethics" is a helpful expression. The ide.....
» 24/04/2006 9:51:41 AM So Pericles. How does one person become more ethical than another? When and how is it lear.....
» 18/04/2006 7:08:34 PM 1. For the record: A person who says that ethics should be taught at University is NOT say.....
» 16/04/2006 6:55:59 PM Thanks for this Blair. It is good to hear from someone who has been close by......
» 12/04/2006 12:01:35 AM Realist are you saying there is no REAL NEED for a cure for cancer, AIDS, diabetes, Muscul.....
» 6/04/2006 11:32:55 PM Stan1 I think taking a tough subject in ethics would BOTH help people think deeply about c.....
» 13/02/2006 9:35:19 AM Andrew Bartlett Do you honestly believe that “migration doesn't add to population growth,.....
» 6/02/2006 6:07:55 AM Graygiant - Would decreasing immigration from 140,000 per year to 50,000 per year be an .....
» 5/02/2006 8:19:13 AM We've got to take some responsibility for your own fate. We can't just say it is all the f.....
» 1/02/2006 11:35:17 PM Andrew Bartlett - Well done on Muslims being compatible with Australia. I know many Musl.....
» 29/01/2006 1:56:35 PM Andrew - Regarding being myopic about international tourism, I find it hard to believe t.....
» 28/01/2006 12:28:37 PM In referring to immigration numbers Mr. Bartlett states that “no responsible politician wi.....
» 28/01/2006 12:27:09 PM Again, well done Andrew Bartlett for reading and responding to the comments in this forum......
» 20/01/2006 9:14:05 AM Ian wrote the article for a general science and research audience, but it is important to .....
» 29/12/2005 11:23:07 AM Why do enviromentalists always want to penalise Australia for having a low population? The.....
» 14/12/2005 12:58:14 PM Multiculturalism does work. It is everywhere around us. Who doesn't eat Pizza? Which Aussi.....
» 4/12/2005 8:11:02 AM Faustino - Population stabilisation is a tough problem because it seems unnatural to lim.....
» 1/12/2005 11:17:27 PM Sten - thanks for commenting. It is great when the author responds to the comments. If you.....
» 1/12/2005 10:47:39 AM I much prefer Dr. Kalla's concluding remark: "It is an avenue that is worth explorin.....
» 28/11/2005 3:38:59 PM The article raises a lot of good points, although this topic is too involved for a 1500 wo.....
» 24/11/2005 4:10:16 PM mickijo - Are you saying that you know for certain that all 18 people arrested last week.....
» 24/11/2005 9:52:50 AM What if six or seven of the 18 are real terrorists and the rest are just guys that the ter.....
» 10/11/2005 7:33:54 AM Hi Jennifer. Sorry for taking so long to respond. Yes, I heartily agree that the Murray i.....
» 7/11/2005 11:12:27 PM Thanks for your comments, Jennifer. I think it is great when the author responds to the co.....
» 6/11/2005 8:38:29 PM On salinity, Diamond says significant areas of the Western Australian wheat belt are sever.....
» 6/11/2005 8:29:49 PM Jennifer Marohasy says that all Australian farms are operated sustainably and no farming p.....
» 27/10/2005 8:30:46 PM Continued from above: One of the hardest things to sell for the engineering profession is.....
» 27/10/2005 8:07:45 PM Its true that there is a perception inside and outside the engineering profession that eng.....
» 20/10/2005 11:14:16 AM As with so many ideas, the devil is in the details. It is easy to say that: "One of.....
» 10/10/2005 6:05:38 PM Thanks Dr Ahmed. Really enjoyed the article. Please don't give up the fight. I wish the ed.....
» 30/09/2005 2:52:50 PM These new laws are a perfect political solution. They don't cost money so no unpopular inc.....
» 2/09/2005 1:29:59 PM Perseus - Can you outline those market solutions and science solutions, or do you just h.....
» 2/09/2005 9:13:38 AM Another issue to consider is that if you like History or English in High School or Univers.....
» 2/09/2005 8:46:56 AM My only experience as a teacher has been at University, but I still employed the basic met.....
» 29/08/2005 9:40:41 AM Perseus - Is it your view that all this "changing our lifestyles to live sustainabl.....
» 27/08/2005 9:12:17 AM Mr van Shagen also says that Australia has 500 years of coal. That doesn’t count exports. .....
» 27/08/2005 9:09:33 AM Was Frank van Shagen the student in my class who told the teacher “I know the answer Miss,.....
» 18/08/2005 11:49:47 AM Terje - I don’t think our kids are “doomed” either, but they are in for some very signif.....
» 12/08/2005 11:14:15 PM Thanks Terje I agree fraud is not caused by the Free market. In fact pollution isn't eith.....
» 30/07/2005 4:06:53 PM With no more Muslims allowed in, how long will it be until the Muslims that are already he.....
» 3/06/2005 1:09:56 PM I think there is a lot to be said for these suggestions. So often when environmentalists c.....
» 21/05/2005 6:59:30 PM John Fleming - If the survey is complete, release the questions. If it is not complete, .....
» 11/05/2005 12:01:17 AM When will population stabilise? Never? That is impossible. Next generation? Why should we .....
» 9/05/2005 11:24:06 PM I think you make a good point R0bert. Your analogy about the wolves and the sheep is espec.....
» 9/05/2005 11:08:04 AM Well reasonsed and written colinsett. With you on our side I know we will succeed. It is .....
» 7/05/2005 3:44:00 PM I agree, garra, with your comment about the generally imaginary, but widely considered div.....
» 2/05/2005 6:21:03 PM Dr. Starck starts off with an even, balanced discussion of the environmental impacts on th.....
» 26/04/2005 7:19:03 PM 1. Pericles has it exactly right and Turnbull (possibly inadvertently) said it in several .....
» 21/04/2005 1:53:24 PM I'm not familiar with all the details of the search for a suitable hazardous waste facilit.....
» 15/04/2005 8:23:22 PM This is a good article and full of interesting ideas, but I heartily disagree with the con.....
» 7/04/2005 12:08:27 PM Good work, Martin. Thanks.....
» 5/04/2005 10:03:39 AM Thanks for your kind words, Luigi. I must admit that the ranters do shake me up, but it is.....
» 1/04/2005 9:00:36 PM Divergence - I understand your fears and I think most of the population shares them. My .....
» 30/03/2005 8:19:58 PM What does it mean that government expenditure has gone from 25% of GDP in the 1960's when .....
» 30/03/2005 5:01:56 PM Inkeemagee - Thanks for your comments. There is an editorial in The Age today http://www.t.....
» 30/03/2005 12:42:13 PM Divergence - I agree that population drives water restrictions as well as most resource sh.....
» 30/03/2005 12:14:46 AM Thanks for this Andrew We see celebrities on TV saying "water is our most precious r.....
» 26/03/2005 11:42:26 PM Hi Boaz - The reason for suggesting Easter Monday is that we are unlikely to get another p.....
» 18/03/2005 8:28:57 PM I worry that some strict followers of many religions may reject societies laws, and may no.....
» 17/03/2005 9:52:44 PM How does the human brain resolve the following conflict: If I believe in a religious God .....
» 15/03/2005 4:13:58 PM This is an interesting article but it is not an environmental article, it is all about pol.....
» 5/03/2005 11:31:27 AM Although I think that the problems of energy security, increasing demand for energy and ai.....
» 4/03/2005 12:01:53 AM Thanks for coming back on the forum and making these points, Mark. Many authors can't be.....
» 2/03/2005 9:11:02 AM mark duchamp - Why does wind power preclude the use of "energy efficiency, clean coal.....
» 1/03/2005 11:41:28 PM Wind Power advocates like myself and Mark Diesendorf need to take note of the comments in .....
» 28/02/2005 11:03:14 AM Does it matter if we develop programs that are sustainable? Do we want to give our childre.....
» 28/02/2005 9:16:19 AM Why do all these articles say people really want to have more children than they are havin.....
» 27/02/2005 4:24:16 PM Well done. Thanks for this heads up......
» 17/02/2005 11:09:19 AM Greenparrot makes a good point. There is no single answer to future energy requirements, b.....
» 13/02/2005 12:43:57 AM So who decides who is a terrorist and who gets picked up and taken away. Should all Muslim.....
» 11/02/2005 10:47:37 AM I agree with Pericles, you can't blame just George W. Bush. Possibly before he was re-elec.....
» 11/02/2005 10:30:54 AM Brendan - I'd be interested in your ideas for solving some of these problems. Do we need m.....
» 9/02/2005 1:32:20 PM I hope the debate continues. The pendulum has swung to protecting citizens at all costs. W.....
» 8/02/2005 12:20:01 PM Regardless of whether you agree with Leslie Cannold and the rest it is great that the deba.....
» 8/02/2005 9:09:40 AM Very good article - thanks very much. It would be ironic if Iran (a country that reputedly.....
» 7/02/2005 9:12:25 AM BOAZ David - Tell us more. Which country and what were the specific things that happened? .....
» 6/02/2005 7:07:54 PM Ringtail, Timkins - Where in the world did you get the idea that I wanted guns involved? W.....
» 4/02/2005 12:09:20 PM Gareth - What are the direct and indirect subsidies to fossil fuels? Why have they been im.....
» 27/01/2005 2:23:27 PM The global atmospheric concentration of CO2 stayed at about 290 ppm for about 10,000 years.....
» 27/01/2005 1:31:09 PM I think there are several better options at the moment than nuclear power, but Dr. Green's.....
» 25/01/2005 12:15:48 PM This article by Don Watts and the other one today by John Ridd point to a very disturbing .....
» 21/01/2005 9:46:06 AM Alan Moran says "In fact the area of the globe over which mankind might be said to ex.....
» 13/01/2005 11:57:39 AM Should developed countries help rebuild developing countries or just declare everybody a r.....
» 13/01/2005 11:29:47 AM Newsroo - There are several reasons why nobody has challenged the dominant theory that dec.....
» 11/01/2005 10:46:25 PM The report is called Economic Implications of an Ageing Australia. The best link is the on.....
» 11/01/2005 8:07:45 PM My wife is doing bloody well at both I can tell you and thank God for that too, so I can g.....
» 6/01/2005 6:34:46 PM Low fertility is not a financial problem for Australia. In November the Productivity Commi.....
» 24/12/2004 1:41:09 PM Politics is littered with candidates who sounded different and wanted to try new things, b.....
» 21/12/2004 8:41:53 PM Thanks, this is really good. We need to consider more energy efficient homes, homes with l.....
» 21/12/2004 8:27:02 PM Taxation by itself is only half the story. If the government spends the money wisely and e.....
» 16/12/2004 1:31:13 PM The problem is laid out very well, with what seems like all aspects carefully considered. .....
» 14/12/2004 12:01:04 PM Well said. Thanks......
» 13/12/2004 7:26:04 PM Thanks for you comments and explanations, George. Your comments helped me better understan.....
» 10/12/2004 12:06:32 PM Can't a person take the good parts of religion (social justice, human rights) and leave th.....
» 9/12/2004 3:06:11 PM Economics and many other issues require a knowledgable and informed electorate. A guy like.....
» 8/12/2004 10:05:14 PM Better read the article one more time. I'm not promoting population growth. We live in a .....
» 2/12/2004 2:47:22 PM Because the woman's life and the baby's are irrevocably connected and the woman should dec.....
» 1/12/2004 4:12:32 PM Thanks very much for bringing this important subject into the open, Leanne. I don't think .....

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