Robert James Brown was born on the 27th of December, 1944. Bob Brown was
born in Oberon, New South Wales, Australia.
Senator Dr. Bob Brown is a famous Australian politician and environmentalist.
He is currently the leader of the Federal Greens party.
Bob Brown has published several books including "The Greens" and
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- I'm an optimist,
- But we have to
remain optimistic. We know it's about the future. We know it's about
having them as part of the inspiration for people, not just in Tasmania
or Australia, but from right around the planet.
- The States also
are under the thumb of the big resource extraction industries like the
logging and the coal industry.
- If you look at
the coal industry for example, it's 75 per cent owned outside Australia,
that's where it profits go.
- I mean, that sort
of pragmatism which sells out the future is not a problem for us. That's
a problem for the community.
- We're very sensible
and responsible and we're responding to the science that the world and
the economic opportunities that the world's best experts are saying
we need to look at and we need to take up.
- But when it comes
to the political environment in Canberra, it is way short of recognising
the need for - to take a world lead.
- As the United Nations
has said in the last few weeks, the rich countries are going to hold
back the rest of the world because they're setting their targets and
they're not prepared to take the action that's commensurate with the
threat of climate change.
- Are you or I prepared
to simply say we will lock into this and lose the Great Barrier Reef
and the 63,000 jobs there?
by Senator Bob Brown
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People Born in December
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People Born in the Year of the Monkey
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