Climate catastrophe or inevitable after COP26?

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Train in flood

Often during the last twenty years, climate activists have had high hopes that humanity will avert a climate catastrophe. Continue reading “Climate catastrophe or inevitable after COP26?”

Renewables – in a growing economy it may be impossible to get there

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Hydrolakes in Aotearoa/New Zealand have had many years of low rainfall, but it is now happening more frequently. In dry years we revert to coal generation, making the transition to renewables harder.

When New Zealand hydroelectric power stations run low, we beef up electricity generation with another coal-fired unit in Huntly. But each time, environmentalists are shocked because it isn’t using renewables. How is New Zealand going to meet its renewable targets now, they ask.

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Our Climate Shituation – crises for your doomscrolling

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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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