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March 6, 2021

The time to act is now

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Not quite ‘too late’

Desmond Bellamy, PETA Australia Sir David Attenborough, the world’s most famous naturalist, has just addressed the United Nations Security Council to...

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New Greens team

Matthew O’Reilly President of CABS and a proud member of the NEW Byron Greens team It seems that some readers have...

International Women’s Day kerfuffle at Ballina

One councillor walked out of Ballina Council's recent meeting during an emotional discussion about speakers at an upcoming IWD event.

Nurses call for an improved aged care sector

A ‘walk with nurses’ was held in Mullum last Friday, and aimed to highlight the concern aged care nurses have around fee structures, safety issues and staff training in order to properly care for our elderly.

Naming Ben Franklin

Cecily McGee, Mullumbimby It's very misleading for the Byron Shire Echo to repeatedly give Ben Franklin free media coverage,  as in...

Ahoy m’hearties young and old in Bangalow

‘Ahoy m’hearties’ was the catchcry at Bangalow Parklands on Saturday afternoon during the Connecting Generations Pirate Party.

Suffolk Park residents pressure councillors over pump track

Councillors, Michael Lyon and Jeanette Martin, met Suffolk Park residents on Saturday to hear concerns around the proposed pump bike track, which is slated for the Linda Vidler park.

Sapoty Brook, Main Arm

Many of us are deeply concerned, thoroughly informed citizens, unwilling to commit to retrograde projects. Now is the time, the only time remaining, for us to put our shoulders to the common and desperate need of humanity. We must, with full urgency, take control of the gaseous thermostat of our common home.

One year ago my home was under threat of monstrous fires, which we all know will soon enough return, with even greater ferocity.

Most of us are fully aware of the overarching threat of carbon dioxide and subsequent thermal threat of methane release.

Our lives and the lives of our children are in political hands. The political calling to this decade is undoubtedly the highest demand in human history. Politicians must show us their metal and stature. There is no time to waste to secure the Climate Act.


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1 COMMENT

  1. The Climate Act… yes. How many thousands of times do we have to say
    that. Try turning our politicians around means we’ve got to take them on
    ‘head on’. It should not be like this. Money talks – what’s obvious isn’t in
    their interest [no pun intended].

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