Tony Abbott’s loss may be the environment’s gain

Australia’s Liberal Party, which is actually its biggest conservative party because the world outside of America is a land of many contrasts (I kid!), changed leaders today, which also means that Australia changed prime ministers. Tony Abbott, who had led the party since 2009 and the country since 2013, was replaced by the guy he… Continue reading Tony Abbott’s loss may be the environment’s gain

G-20 leaders have hissy fit while Ukraine keeps burning

The chilly reception that Russian President Vladimir Putin reportedly received at this weekend’s G-20 summit in Brisbane, Australia, could have been predicted a month ago, when Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott announced his plan to “shirtfront” (Australian rules football slang for roughing an opponent up) Putin regarding July’s downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 near… Continue reading G-20 leaders have hissy fit while Ukraine keeps burning