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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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Commonwealth science academies call for action on climate change

On 12 March 2018, Commonwealth academies of science released the following consensus statement on climate change: Commonwealth academies of science consensus statement on climate change (PDF 580kb) The call is part of a Consensus Statement on Climate Change, launched today by 22 national academies and societies of science from around the Commonwealth, ahead of next …

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Public Meeting: Climate Change and The Government

A Public Meeting was held in Dunedin on January 29th 2018, on: “Climate Change Issues: from Bonn COP23 and beyond”. Public Meeting: “From Bonn COP23 and beyond.” Hon James Shaw, Minister of Climate Change, discusses the role of Central Government; Mr Dave Cull, President of Local Government NZ and Mayor of Dunedin, discusses the role …

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