Can new wind generation be justified in purely market terms?
New analysis suggests renewable options could be in place sooner than we think
It’s good to see the steady progress in the development of wind energy in New Zealand, although it seems to arouse little excitement in government circles, which reserve most of their interest for further fossil fuel development.
We should all be worried about MP Nick Smith's complacency on fracking.
Clean energy technology is available – but our progress in making use of it is too slow.
A recent study in Nature Climate Change by Dan Kahan and others has attracted interest for its findings on public apathy over climate change.
An extraordinary op-ed headline caught my eye in the NZ Herald this morning: “Oil and gas reserves can be part of low carbon future.”
If we are truly informed by sound science we will understand that “doing our fair share” is not a sufficient response in a world falling well short of doing what is necessary to prevent deeply disruptive levels of warming.
Words matter in politics. And the absence of words matters.
The task of turning governments worldwide away from fossil fuel exploration and extraction seems herculean. But we have no alternative than to keep at it