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Open letter to NZ Minister of Finance re Monetary Policy, Government Debt And Bonds

Monetary Policy, Government Debt And Bonds Thursday, 21 May 2020, 10:22 amArticle: Dugald MacTavish Open letter to Hon Grant Robertson, Minister of Finance Parliament Buildings Wellington, 6160 20 May 2020 Cc Right Hon Jacinda Ardern Dear Minister Robertson First, let me express our Society’s deep appreciation of the overall manner in which your Government is …

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WR Submission to Otago Regional Council’s Annual Plan

Wise Response has submitted to the Otago Regional Council Annual Plan 2020 – 2021 and Year-3 Long Term Plan Amendments The submission is available as a PDF: WR-Submission-to-ORC-Carbon-Accounting-Proposal-240420-Final-1b This submission references Lily McDougall’s 2020 Carbon Accounting Report which is available as a PDF here: Wise Response Carbon Accounting report McDougall 240420 Final A3 The oral …

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POSTPONED – Public meeting: International Scientists Update the Climate Emergency and Response Options – Postponed until further notice

Please note this meeting has been postponed until further notice. Ted Talk: “Why I must speak out about climate change.”  Dr James Hansen, Acknowledged World Authority on Climate Change   Beyond climate tipping points: The changing face of Planet Earth. Dr Andrew Glikson, Climate Change Institute, Australian National University, Canberra   Andrew Y. Glikson an …

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Should I ditch my fossil-fueled car?

Should I ditch my fossil-fueled car? Yes. Reducing the number of cars in your household, or switching from petrol/diesel to electric, will dramatically reduce your greenhouse gas emissions. It’s one of the easiest and highest-impact climate steps you can take. New Zealand is being flooded with cars The New Zealand vehicle fleet is increasing rapidly. …

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WR Press Release: Recent Climate Reports Underscore Genuine Emergency

The Wise Response Society is anxious the underlying message in a suite of recent reports about the evolving climate crisis is fully recognised and heeded. While the New Zealand Government has been making big efforts to address national climate risks, what these reports together do is reinforce the need for all sectors of the economy …

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