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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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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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Joshua Farley: Economics of the Anthropocene – Video

Published on Dec 2, 2014 Joshua Farley was one of 45 leading scholars, authors and activists who convened at The Great Hall of Cooper Union, New York City, on October 25-26, 2014, for the public presentation: “Techno-Utopianism and the Fate of the Earth.” Speakers discussed the profound impacts—environmental, economic and social—of runaway technological expansionism and …

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Public meeting on Impacts of mining/minerals industry – Presentations

The meeting passed a unanimous motion: RESOLUTION: “This public meeting recommends that the Foulden Maar be designated an Outstanding Natural Feature, under s.6 (b) of the Resource Management Act, 1991.” A letter with the resolution has been sent to Hon Eugenie Sage and Hon David Clark, at the Overseas Investment Office. The resolution was moved, …

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Tackling our Climate Emergency Head-On! – Presentations

Tackling our Climate Emergency Head-On! Are you one of those who are becoming increasingly alarmed by climate changes but don’t know quite how to respond?  A recent seminar run by Wise Response Society and chaired by Sir Alan Mark, was recently run at Otago University intended to answer that question for the City, businesses and …

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Dunedin Science Festival – Climate Change Forum

Climate change: Why, when and how do we respond? Very brief introductions by experts from Otago University and Victoria University, including James Renwick, will be followed by discussion and questions from the audience. We will discuss environmental, human health and social impacts of climate change, renewable energy, the pros and cons of offsetting, how much …

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