Presenting Climate Solutions

Presenting Climate Solutions

Photo of BZE guests Ross Garnaut and Tony Windsor survey the solar field of one of Spain’s solar thermal power stations from the tower. By David Rothfield Until Beyond Zero Emissions’ (BZE’s) first research report in mid-2010, no-one had demonstrated that...
The JNF-KKL and the Politics of Planting

The JNF-KKL and the Politics of Planting

By Ruth Edmonds In 1948, when hearing of the massacres by Zionist militias in Deir Yassin, the residents of al Walaja, a village located between Bethlehem and Jerusalem, fled their land across the valley to wait out the fighting in caves and small structures. Almost...
The JNF-KKL and the Politics of Planting

The JNF-KKL and the Politics of Planting

By Ruth Edmonds In 1948, when hearing of the massacres by Zionist militias in Deir Yassin, the residents of al Walaja, a village located between Bethlehem and Jerusalem, fled their land across the valley to wait out the fighting in caves and small structures. Almost...
Permaculture – Informed by Ancient Culture

Permaculture – Informed by Ancient Culture

By Brett Nathan Permaculture is a design method focused on agriculturally productive systems. The word ‘permaculture’ is a portmanteau of ‘permanent agriculture’, and was conceived in 1978 by Bill Mollison and David Holmgren in Tasmania with the publication of Bill’s...
Debunking the Climate Change Sceptics

Debunking the Climate Change Sceptics

By Yaron Berkowitz I was always puzzled by the climate change debate. In the early 1990s, it was becoming apparent that increasing amounts of evidence indicated that human activity was rapidly changing the earth’s atmosphere and climate. It seemed the world was...
Jordan Valley Solidarity Fundraising Campaign

Jordan Valley Solidarity Fundraising Campaign

 By Jemima Light Jordan Valley Solidarity (JVS) is a Palestinian-led, grassroots community group. Palestinians and international volunteers work together to protect both Palestinian existence and the unique environment of the Jordan Valley. This is done by supporting...

Prof. Jeff Halper Podcast

  In October, the Australian Jewish Democratic Society (AJDS) hosted an informal evening event with Prof. Jeff Halper, Co-ordinator of the Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions (ICAHD), a peace and human rights organisation that resists the the Israeli...
Statement from the Jewish Labor Bund

Statement from the Jewish Labor Bund

  The Australian Jewish Democratic Society (AJDS) fully endorses the following statement by the Jewish Labor Bund in regards to the Abbott government’s new asylum seeker policies. We are appalled and alarmed by the cruelty and brutality of the...