Tagged: 350.org

McKibben: NZ needs to move away from oil and coal - Hot Topic

Gareth Renowden Jun 12, 2013

Bill McKibben‘s on the New Zealand leg of his Do The Maths downunder tour, and I got the chance for a quick chat with him earlier today1. Bill lays out the essence of the carbon budget we have to live within if we’re to avoid roaring past 2ºC, explains the carbon finance bubble, discusses China’s [...] … Read More

Time for NZ to Do The Maths – McKibben’s coming - Hot Topic

Gareth Renowden May 03, 2013

Bill McKibben — that most thoughtful and interesting of climate campaigners — is bringing his very successful Do The Maths campaign to New Zealand next month, and will be speaking in Auckland, Wellington and Dunedin. Bill’s argument is straightforward: The maths are simple: we can burn less than 565 more gigatons of carbon dioxide and [...] … Read More

Carbon budgets begin to bite: unburnable carbon not an asset, HSBC reports - Hot Topic

Gareth Renowden Feb 05, 2013

The world’s big oil and gas companies could face cuts in market valuation of up to 60% if the world acts to cut carbon emissions, a report by bankers HSBC warned last week. Business Green summarises the report’s findings: A new report from the banking giant finds that 17 per cent of Norwegian company Statoil’s [...] … Read More

A Celtic New Year: lilt or lament? - Hot Topic

Gareth Renowden Jan 01, 2013

Mr Morrison invites us all to come on home, and have a Celtic new year — which is always a good thing, as I can testify, being a Celt of many generations standing. While I wait for the ham to subside and the cabernet merlot to wash out of the system1, I’ll point you to [...] … Read More