Think of these in the Rural sector who are so seriously pissed off that they urinate in the Soy Beans before shipping them off to make Soy Milk and Toffu for the city slickers they now dislike intensely ... Enjoy that Soy Latte'
... and just how many burping Buffalo were wandering the American Plains - before they were wiped out in the 19th Century? 50,000,000 to 60,000,000 are the most common numbers cited as total buffalo population in the early 1800s.
Unfortunately the rock has been pushed waaay up the hill and if it starts rolling back down we are ALL at the bottom of that hill ..........
The entire electrification process is fueled by fossil fuel ... without security of supply the process simply cannot be brought to fruition. No Diesel => no transport => no wind farms => no more hydro capacity built => no more rail network => no more FOOD
You mean from the "Ruling Class" ???
Widely known as the Death of Expertise. Many just do not believe any of them any more.
Perhaps he will sniff her hair?
With the lurch leftward in Canada, UK and US (how soon will Aus follow?) surely these countries are aligning much more closely with the prevailing politics in tiny wee NZ?
Spiraling down in to irrelevance ... and ACT will rise. SHORT climate change!
An interesting comment from Toyota's CEO https://carbuzz.com/news/toyota-ceo-has-harsh-words-about-electric-vehicles Let’s stipulate one more fact: Whether cars keep burning gas or run on electricity, Toyota is poised to make and sell millions of electric ...
Yeah? ... but would it work as well as Think Big 1.0 ???
Many confuse "Neolithic" with "Neanderthal" and cries of racism; white privilege; white supremacy etc. etc. tend to indicate the belief in inferiority - perhaps?
So the "sides" have changed ... but nothing else has? Trump has gone but still lives rent free in so many heads.
Still a lot of thermal being produced in the North Island https://www.transpower.co.nz/power-system-live-data Current Generation (MW) Power Generation(as at) 18 Jan 2021 17:46 North Island Wind 418.68 MW Hydro 781.487 MW Geothermal 919.204 MW Gas/Coal 368....
oops - forgot the (/sarc) Too early in the morning before rushing out to work ... Apologies
If only reasonable people would just stick to the correct "narrative" .... ... and then shut up any who deviate.
Indeed - most house lots are held in "Fee Simple" from the Crown Pastoral Leases are more securely held, for instance, with contracted rights in perpetuity.
WE have forgotten what a good ole "dose of the salts" or even Cod Liver Oil does ... Piles of the proverbial steaming stuff....... Will this clog the system? Who will clean all that up?
All the pontificating and debt creation in the World will do nothing until we have nails and lumber enough ... and the people who can operate nail guns.
Old Roman meme: "It's always the Praetorian Guard!"
Perhaps this can illustrate the Electoral College system vs Popular Vote conundrum Biden 51.4% 81,283,485 - 26 States Trump 46.9% 74,223,744 – 25 States Biden popular vote majority 7,059,741 Majority in California 5,103,821 Majority in New York (State) 1,...
The US has never been a "democracy" but a constitutional republic with extremely arcane voting processes ... witness the Electoral College. It is wholly structured to make mob rule as difficult as possible and place all powers in the hands of "elected" ...
Has Trump pardoned Hunter Biden - or Hilary C yet?
You mean the 'Seldom' river? How does one pollute a river which seldom has water running in it?
".. Australasia, Malaysia, Singapore, and the Commonwealth Pacific Islands" Just a thought - those countries seem to all be former parts of the British Empire .... colonies no less!
Ah! ... but will Shane Te Pou ever forgive Judith Collins?
Another total lock down is virtually impossible as it would have to be policed by police wandering about, quarantine personnel going to and from home and isolation facilities and medical persons treating the ill. ALL infection carrying vectors. Not to ...
One of the better cartoons describing the "trickle down" theory was of an Ivory tower topped with reveling champagne drinkers with we proles gathered around the base watching the result trickling out of the piss tubes running down the walls like down pipes...
We the peasants have not been picked clean yet nor has our ability to repay borrowing - so plenty of government funding still available!
Rock and a hard place? a list showcasing 15 of New Zealand’s top trade partners, countries that imported the most shipments by dollar value from New Zealand during 2019. Also shown is each trade partner’s percentage of total New Zealand exports. China: US$...
So ... if we downsize back to the 1950's will we bring back Mark One Zephyrs? Asking for a friend (who wants one) .. or will we get electric Ford Prefects?