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Well, the working groups have been hard at work over the last several weeks and are reaching a big milestone with their reports (on economy, land & water, energy, transport, building & housing and infrastructure) this week. Next week, we will start working together to bring this work into one integrated report. And it willContinue reading “Yes, stuff has been happening and … oops!”
Many of us have been asking ourselves what we can keep from “lockdown life”. If enough of use choose to live, work and consume differently, it could make a sustained difference – as well as enhancing our own wellbeing. Once again proving that a picture tells a thousand words, we spotted these great little graphicsContinue reading “Taking the best from”lockdown life””
Better Future’s Forum founder Dr Mike Joy has written a hard-hitting piece for The Conservation. Upshot: he is dismayed that the government has pulled back from placing meaningful nutrient limits on farming operations, despite expert advice to do so. Here is an excerpt from his article. Link to full article below. New Zealand’s government hasContinue reading “New freshwater direction sacrifices future for short term profit”
There was a fair bit of “free thinking” going on while we will all in lock-down, with a lot of us imagining returning to a different New Zealand than the one we came from pre-Covid. But now that things are getting back to “normal”, it seems so has our thinking… So, here at BFF, weContinue reading “Whoa, that’s pretty out there! … or is it?”
An alternative vision – by Dr Mike Joy Now that we have reached May 2021, it is easy to see that Covid-19 was our wake-up call. People of all nations took note that it was only the countries who trusted independent science whose lives and economies were saved. So what else had independent science been tellingContinue reading “New Zealand in one year’s time”
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