• | September climate rally in Sydney Photo Zebedee Parkes | MR Online

    Greta Thunberg: ‘Wake up and treat the climate emergency as an emergency’

    Climate activist Greta Thunberg was interviewed by ABC’s 7.30 presenter Sarah Ferguson on November 3. Below is a transcript of the interview.

  • | Climate change is altering landscapes and river transport systems in Europe Image Rachel Claire | MR Online

    Europe dries up

    Scenes and pictures have been circulating of broken earth, lacking moisture, cracked and yearning. But these are not from traditional drought-stricken parts of the planet, where the animal carcass assumes near totemic power amidst dry riverbeds or desert expanses.

  • | Kurt Vonnegut Photo vonnegutmoviecom | MR Online

    New film documents life of anti-war writer

    Vonnegut, like the novel’s Billy Pilgrim, witnessed the effects of the Allied fire-bombing of Dresden in World War II—a massacre and a war crime. In the novel, Pilgrim mentally flees the terrible memories by fantasising about extraterrestrial time travel, but can’t stop his mind from straying back to the trauma.

  • | 10 new albums the US Supreme Court judges wont listen to | MR Online

    10 new albums the U.S. Supreme Court judges won’t listen to

    Do you think there’s no good protest music these days? So did I, until I started looking for it. The truth is, it’s always been out there – it’s sometimes just a bit difficult to find. Every month, I search it out, listen to it all, then round up the best of it that relates to that month’s political news. Here’s the round-up for July 2022.

  • | The Supreme Court has effectively appointed itself decision maker on climate policy | MR Online

    Supreme Court condemns planet and human life

    In a 6‒3 decision, the United States Supreme Court ruled on June 30 against the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) ability to regulate greenhouse gas emissions, a move that signals a major setback in the fight against climate change.

  • | Used with permission of Alan Moir moircomau | MR Online

    How the rich are burning our future

    Annual global carbon emissions grew by 60% between 1990 and 2015, approximately doubling total global cumulative emissions in 25 years and catapulting the world towards catastrophic climate change.