Tagged: David Shearer

Labour’s dodgy drilling policy avoids climate reality - Hot Topic

Bryan Walker Jul 17, 2014

In his interview on TV3’s The Nation last weekend David Shearer declared a Labour Party policy on oil and gas drilling which, like the Government’s, fails to confront the reality of climate change. Drilling will continue. The approval processes will be improved, the regulations will be tight, the money gained will be used well, but […] … Read More

Dear David, please give us more than science and innovation platitudes - Stick

Peter Kerr Apr 24, 2012

Dear David (Shearer), I’m afraid, if you’re trying to outflank National on the science and innovation front, you’re going to have to do much better than your speech to the NZ Association of Scientists (see speech here) on April 16. … Continue reading → … Read More

NZAS conference – what the politicians said - Griffin's Gadgets

Peter Griffin Apr 19, 2012

There has been some good discussion following this week’s Association of Scientists conference in Wellington and also some media interest in what the two politicians who addressed the conference said. Find below audio recordings of the presentations from the politicians. Other podcasts will be added soon… Minister of Primary Industries, David Carter [audio: http://ia601205.us.archive.org/10/items/HonDavidCarterAddressingTheNzasConference/DavidCarterNzas.mp3] Labour leader, David … Read More

Labour lobs science and innovation agenda at National — watch out Steven Joyce! - Stick

Peter Kerr Dec 22, 2011

Among the (little) talk of Labour’s shadow cabinet line-up, one small fact’s escaped general notice. New Opposition leader David Shearer has retained the Science & Innovation portfolio. Excellent. This is the first time since the 1930s that either the Prime … Continue reading → … Read More