Peter Garrett

Peter Garrett

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Author Profession: Australian Musician
Born: April 16, 1953
Age: 63 years old
Birth Sign: Aries

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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.

Climate change is such a huge issue that it requires strong, concerted, consistent and enduring action by governments.

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.

I guess for me what is more significant than success is the nature of each of the songs and of the words.

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.

You don't want to spend your life explaining yourself.

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.

I haven't chosen to make an issue of faith.

Some people are born with the necessary gift, and some work hard to build on the few gifts they have.

The place where the system and people's intentions meet is the political arena.

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.

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.

Our career path has tended to be the most perverse and contrary approach to the entertainment industry imaginable, while at the same time doing the kinds of things that you have to do, the videos, the photos and all that sort of stuff.

That was the crossover line for us, to be able to play that many shows, sell them out real quick and have that tribe queue up outside and still be a mystery to everybody else.

There are a range of associated impacts related to increasing temperatures which affect both evaporation rates and river systems, which are already over stressed, and these will hit farming communities and the health of crop lands.

At an everyday level I would reckon myself more than fortunate.

Climate change is also clearly a matter of huge interest and concern for the scientific community.

The only thing that I can do is know that I have great confidence in raising children and being a great mother. Cheryl Tiegs

I grew up loving horses. I was relatively obsessed, starting with my rocking horse at age 2, all the way through my painting and drawing phase. Diane Lane

I always loved acting and improv and sketch comedy and theater, which I did at a local youth theater. Emma Stone age

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