Written By: - Date published: 6:18 am, June 22nd, 2017 - 21 comments
Compared to this, Barclaygate is a tiny speck of dust by the skirting board behind the couch.
Written By: - Date published: 11:17 am, June 20th, 2017 - 23 comments
Our economic paradigm (market capitalism) and oil don’t mix. False hope (BECCS) and survival doesn’t mix. Current political settings (Paris pledges produce 3- 4 degrees C warming with the US on board) and intelligent action don’t mix. Incrementalism (time is not on our side) and AGW doesn’t mix. Whatever can’t be mixed into some AGW solution needs to be flushed.
Scary, huh? Well, yes and no…
Written By: - Date published: 10:19 am, June 7th, 2017 - 27 comments
As Patrick Gower puts it, “English tries to hide from the reality of Trump’s America”. Fortunately ordinary Kiwis were not so supine.
Written By: - Date published: 6:58 am, June 5th, 2017 - 29 comments
Thus endeth the divine right of kings. It’s time to remember where our power is.
Written By: - Date published: 8:07 am, June 4th, 2017 - 27 comments
Denis Tegg has discovered details of Ministry for the Environment’s currently unpublished Guidelines for Local Authorities on Climate Change. The data relied on would appear to already be outdated but suggests that towns such as Thames are going to face inundation in coming decades.
Written By: - Date published: 9:25 am, June 3rd, 2017 - 35 comments
US Secretary of State and Oil Baron Rex Tillerson is visiting New Zealand next Tuesday. And 350 Aotearoa is planning to provide him with a warm reception.
Written By: - Date published: 7:27 am, June 3rd, 2017 - 41 comments
Guess which two NZ broadcasters have disgraced themselves by lining up behind Trump’s lunatic fringe denier posturing.
Written By: - Date published: 8:01 am, June 2nd, 2017 - 213 comments
Donald Trump has announced that the USA will be withdrawing from the Paris Climate Change Accord.
Written By: - Date published: 9:59 am, May 28th, 2017 - 3 comments
Written By: - Date published: 10:03 am, May 26th, 2017 - 72 comments
James Shaw on National as the masters of the shell game.
Written By: - Date published: 7:01 am, May 23rd, 2017 - 15 comments
Why isn’t National taking active steps to curb our emissions? We committed to reduce to 30 per cent below 2005 levels by 2030, instead we are expected to increase. This is a massive failure of vision, commitment, and competence.
Written By: - Date published: 10:25 am, May 22nd, 2017 - 31 comments
Peter Ellis from Peter’s Stats Stuff
Written By: - Date published: 10:01 am, May 21st, 2017 - 11 comments
Written By: - Date published: 3:20 pm, May 3rd, 2017 - 24 comments
I guess any sign of sanity is to be encouraged. But. When the Nats came to power there was a framework for reducing carbon. The Nats dismantled or weakened it. Now, nine long years later, they want Yet Another Study?
Written By: - Date published: 11:55 am, April 27th, 2017 - 11 comments
The US economy may start unravelling when because of rising sea levels boats in Florida are no longer able to clear canal bridges.
Written By: - Date published: 9:53 am, April 23rd, 2017 - 28 comments
The text of David Cunliffe’s final speech delivered to the New Lynn Labour Party earlier this week where he decries neoliberalism and worries about the world’s environmental future.
Written By: - Date published: 12:12 am, April 21st, 2017 - 100 comments
“We, the people, march for science and knowledge to be reaffirmed as fundamental to the democratic decision making that supports society in Aotearoa New Zealand.
We add our voices to the chorus supporting US and international scientists who oppose recent political events that damage and undermine science and its use in the public interest.”
Written By: - Date published: 12:08 pm, April 13th, 2017 - 65 comments
You’d have to say that an Easter cyclone is one of those truly awful scenarios for Auckland. Forget the water. What happens when the Harbour Bridge and the Airport probably close? It is going to be a hell of an Easter on the roads and travelling. More extreme weather brought to you from climate change.
Written By: - Date published: 8:06 am, April 13th, 2017 - 117 comments
How ironic that Parliament is to debate climate change today, as the latest in a torrent of warming-fueled extreme weather events bears down on the country, and as the government charges Russel Norman and the other heroes trying to end oil exploration in NZ waters.
Written By: - Date published: 3:16 pm, April 12th, 2017 - 10 comments
Newshub: “MetService warns Cyclone Cook will be the worst to hit NZ since 1968, people advised to stock up on food and water”
Written By: - Date published: 11:38 am, April 11th, 2017 - 27 comments
Thank you Greenpeace, and specifically thank you Russel Norman and the crew of the Taitu, for taking to the seas to fight this little battle in the most important struggle of our age.
Written By: - Date published: 8:25 am, April 11th, 2017 - 22 comments
That seems to be Bill English’s position.