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Are you kidding, India? Your last-minute Glasgow intervention won’t relieve pressure to ditch coal

  Image: AP As the United Nations climate summit opened in Glasgow, India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi had a surprise positive announcement: a big net-zero...

Yes, Australia can beat its 2030 emissions target. But the Morrison government barely lifted a finger

  Image: Shutterstock With just over a fortnight until world leaders gather in Glasgow at a make-or-break United Nations climate conference, all eyes are on...

Is “clean coal” a scam or a legitimate solution? – Part 2

The Logic of Science" style="3d" color="black"]Presents a series of grounded science based articles covering Evolution, Global Warming, Genetic Modified Organisms (GM's), Logic, Nature of...

The Paris Agreement 5 years on: big coal exporters like Australia face a reckoning

Picture: Shuttlestock On Saturday, more than 70 global leaders came together at the UN’s Climate Ambition Summit, marking the fifth anniversary of the Paris Agreement. Prime...

Aussie invention could save old coal stations by running them on zero-emissions ‘Lego’ blocks

Image Authors provided As climate change worsens, the future of fossil fuel jobs and infrastructure is uncertain. But a new energy storage technology invented in...

Australia listened to the science on coronavirus. Imagine if we did the same for coal mining

Dan Peled/AAP Australia’s relative success in stopping the spread of COVID-19 is largely due governments taking expert advice on a complex problem. Unfortunately, the same...

3 times Michael Moore’s film Planet of the Humans gets the facts wrong (and 3 times it gets them right)

planetofthehumans.com Documentary maker Michael Moore’s latest offering, Planet of the Humans, rightly argues that infinite growth on a finite planet is “suicide”. But the film’s bogus claims threaten...

Aren’t we in a drought? The Australian black coal industry uses enough water for over 5 million people

Image: AAP Image/Dave Hunt Water is a highly contested resource in this long, oppressive drought, and the coal industry is one of Australia’s biggest water...
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Mick Pacholli

Mick created TAGG - The Alternative Gig Guide in 1979 with Helmut Katterl, the world's first real Street Magazine. He had been involved with his fathers publishing business, Toorak Times and associated publications since 1972.  Mick was also involved in Melbourne's music scene for a number of years opening venues, discovering and managing bands and providing information and support for the industry. Mick has also created a number of local festivals and is involved in not for profit and supporting local charities.