Murdoch press is globally recognised as communicators of climate change conspiracies theories so when I saw this personal attack by The Australian on Fiona Simson this week I got really excited. One thing change agents can be certain of is that as messengers, shots will be fired at them.
“My advice to the NFF and Simson is to stick to your knitting. Getting into bed with climate change enthusiasts is a quick route to the introduction of a raft of new policies that will damage the farming community.” Source The Australian 3rd July 2018 ‘You’re fashionable Fiona, but get a grip on the facts’
Well done Fiona and National Farmers Federation. Finally we have a voice promoting 21st century thinking and technology to solve 21st century issues. Its exciting that both the movers and shakers and policy makers are listening and it would appear the climate change deniers are getting nervous.
As reported in The Digital Journal Climate change is ‘up close and personal’ for Australian farmers
‘Simson is enthusiastic in her approach to working with the government on this energy plan and sees it as an opportunity for all farmers across Australia. She says the NEG framework could allow farmers to band together, and small communities to band together, to build their own energy infrastructure – and that is a great dream that can be fulfilled.’
Collaboration is the key to success. If we exclude perspectives, we limit possibilities. We need everyone’s talent and voice if we are going to create a better world. And if we are going to drive change and a new era of collaboration in agriculture – it’s going to take a lot of courage. We are all going to have put our hard hats on and be in it for the long haul.
Fiona Simson has courage in spades. What a legacy this farmer and her team is forging for prosperity of Australia.
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