You don't want to spend your life explaining yourself.
Climate change is such a huge issue that it requires strong, concerted, consistent and enduring action by governments.
In particular, Australia, because of its ancient geography, soil profile and distinctive weather patterns, is more adversely affected by climate variability than some other continents.
The forces that are in play on climate change essentially revolve around the generation of power, the transportation of goods and services and people, and the sorts of materials that we use to fuel the whole of our civilisation.
As far as performance, the roar of the crowd, the smell of the greasepaint no I don't feel that.
I believe the divine is part of the world, not in a pantheistic way but by way of the movement of the Spirit.
The place where the system and people's intentions meet is the political arena.
What generally happens in this county is that our politicians don't serve us well because they don't tell the truth, and they don't keep their promises.
I guess for me what is more significant than success is the nature of each of the songs and of the words.
Some people are born with the necessary gift, and some work hard to build on the few gifts they have.
I haven't chosen to make an issue of faith.
And given that there's been probably a ten-fold amount of information about terrorism through the media than there has about climate change; I think that's quite an interesting statistic.
It's absolutely not acceptable for people to argue that, if we are going to do anything about climate change at all, well, the responsibility lies solely with the individual.
Look, very clearly there are things that need to be done urgently in relation to climate change, and of those the most obvious is to have an enforceable and equitable arrangement delivering deep cuts in emissions into the middle of the century.
Once you start to look into the guts of climate change you find that just about every scientific institution in the world is conducting research on the issue.
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