New Zealand in one year’s time

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”

Economic recovery while cutting emissions is feasible – Climate Action Tracker

A new report shows that it’s economically feasible to recover from COVID-19 and cut emissions. This infographic shows some key actions detailed in the report. The report, entitled “A government roadmap for addressing the climate and post COVID-19 economic crises”, is produced by Climate Action Tracker, a consortium on independent scientists that tracks government climateContinue reading “Economic recovery while cutting emissions is feasible – Climate Action Tracker”

Let the thinking begin!

We have had an amazing response to our call for experts and influencers to register for each of the working groups, which were: land & water transport building & housing infrastructure energy economy mātauranga Māori/Te Titiri We have also set up a group of “linkers” or “synthesisers”, who will create the links between groups andContinue reading “Let the thinking begin!”

So, what’s next?

This post is just to let you know that today we have been in touch with everyone who indicated they would like to contribute to the Forum’s work, setting out next steps. We had so many enthusiastic responses that it is quite possible that we missed one or two of you (if so, we areContinue reading “So, what’s next?”

A New New Zealand

by Dr Mike Joy This article was originally published on Pure Advantage. It is clear to ecologists and many others that the COVID-19 pandemic is not a one off ‘bolt from the blue’. Rather, it is a symptom of our over-exploitation of the life-supporting capacity of the planet. It is a warning sign of ourContinue reading “A New New Zealand”