Tagged: election

Obama 91% Romney 9% - Kidney Punch

John Pickering Nov 07, 2012

I published yesterday about my modeling showing Ricky Ponting’s last innings helps predicts the chance of Australia winning.  Today I came across the New York Times “538″ blog which uses a prediction model to predict Obama currently has a 91% chance of winning the Presidential Elections.  The reason it is so different from the polls … Continue reading » … Read More

Three years of ’very serious’ climate policy failure - Hot Topic

Gareth Renowden Nov 09, 2011

A damning review of the climate policy of the current government by three leading academics finds that it has made “little substantive progress” on reducing greenhouse gas emissions, that work on adapting to climate change impacts has been “even more deficient”, and that current policies are likely to be “economically wasteful”. End-of-term review of the [...] … Read More

Oxfam NZ Election Debate: Climate change - Hot Topic

Gareth Renowden Nov 09, 2011

Environment minister Nick Smith, Labour’s David Parker and the Green Party’s Kennedy Graham debate climate policy in these edited highlights from the first of Oxfam NZ’s election debates, held last week in Auckland. Debate ranged from whether New Zealand can become carbon-free to the likelihood of a cross-party agreement on long-term issues that last more [...] … Read More

Visualising UK election scenarios - Visibly Shaken

Peter Griffin May 07, 2010

New Scientist last week foreshadowed today’s UK election with a look at what the scenarios are in a plurality system of government. The piece also explains the concept of the Banzhof power index which is particularly relevant to the UK election as according to polls 1/3 of voters of UK voters are going into this election undecided on who they … Read More

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