Posts Tagged ‘time’

People of the Year

Written By: - Date published: 3:00 pm, December 7th, 2017 - 135 comments

Time has named participants of the #MeToo campaign its people of the year. So why hasn’t the movement taken hold in New Zealand the way it has in the United States?

Welcome to the Burdigalian

Written By: - Date published: 1:27 pm, January 14th, 2013 - 200 comments

Last year, in the Arctic, atmospheric CO2 concentrations were measured at 400ppm. If you search on line for historical CO2 levels, you’ll find a lot of comments that are of the opinion that 400ppm CO2 last occurred about 800 000 years ago…or maybe just a bit longer. The implication is that since that’s well within the span of human existence it doesn’t really matter too much. It’s fine; we’ve been here before.

Time for a Government

Written By: - Date published: 9:05 am, October 18th, 2011 - 38 comments

Last election it was “Time for a change”.  After three years of incompetence and inaction, our priorities should be different this time…

The 100 thing challenge

Written By: - Date published: 4:46 pm, June 17th, 2008 - 20 comments

From Time magazine: Excess consumption is practically an American religion. But as anyone with a filled-to-the-gills closet knows, the things we accumulate can become oppressive. With all this stuff piling up and never quite getting put away, we’re no longer huddled masses yearning to breathe free; we’re huddled masses yearning to free up space on […]

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