This is powerful piece on the current state of Australian wildfires and the credibility of world ‘leaders’ in addressing climate breakdown. Yes, they seem to have run out of ideas, other than maintaining a ‘status quo’ that cannot be sustained. We need real leadership, and need to ‘rage’ until we get it…
(Featured image via mronline.)
Someday soon you may be like me, watching your homeland burn while its leader betrays it.
A few minutes before midnight on the last day of the year, Pacific daylight time, I began to cry.
I’m a purportedly “grown man” and I’m not easily moved to tears, but as is the way with emotions, there wasn’t much I could do when the tears came but to wipe them away and trust that they would stop, which eventually they did.
I cried for my country, for my Lucky Country, the wide brown land, the Fatal Shore — for Australia…
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