Eleven-year-old American Barron William Trump was born in 2006. If he has the current average lifespan of a white American male, he will live in to the 2080s. It is possible that well before the end of Barron's life the world will have begun descending into chaos caused by out of control global warming.
The fate of a company’s reputation can come down to one big decision made at a single board meeting.
Later this month, the directors of the Commonwealth Bank face just such a moment of truth when the bank’s board is expected to decide the business’ future policy on global warming.
Heard about the Commonwealth Bank funding more fossil fuels in 2016 than any of Australia’s big banks? Feeling outraged that CommBank is propping up the dying coal industry that is polluting our planet and destroying irreplaceable wonders like the Great Barrier Reef?
Once upon a time, in the distant 60s and 70s, the Great Barrier Reef faced imminent destruction. Tenement applications for drilling and mining covered vast swathes of the reef, with both government and industry enthusiastically backing the plans for mass exploitation.