Our Climate Shituation

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Despite the alarming global environmental emergency, I am so looking forward to pohutukawas in full bloom in New Zealand

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The danger of obsessing over stomach-churning stories about the climate emergency

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The word of the year for 2020 was ‘doomscrollling’. Wikipedia says it can be defined as “an excessive amount of screen time devoted to the absorption of dystopian news.” Continue reading “The danger of obsessing over stomach-churning stories about the climate emergency”

Tradable Energy Quotas (TEQs) – Rationing that works

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Some years ago I read about Tradable Energy Quotas as a method of ensuring everyone has access by right to their fair share of what fossil fuels are left and high energy users could buy units from low energy users. Then, being aware that our country, and indeed the whole world, was not make the necessary cuts to emissions in time to have a liveable climate, I thought to revisit the idea. Continue reading “Tradable Energy Quotas (TEQs) – Rationing that works”