Tagged: green economy

Net-zero carbon emissions: a “massive economic boost”? - The Dismal Science

Michael Reddell Aug 06, 2018

James Shaw, co-leader of the Green Party and Minister for Climate Change (surely Minister against it?), tells us he is working his way through 15000 submissions on the recent climate change consultation document.  I’ve done a couple of posts here on the document, and on the NZIER modelling used extensively in it, and I’ve chided both the Minister … Read More

Toward a green society - Guest Work

Guest Author Apr 07, 2014

Maurice Judd is an environmental chemist teaching environmental science, sustainability and interdisciplinary studies at the tertiary level.  He comments on the recent Royal Society Report: Facing the future:  toward a green economy for New Zealand. The recent expert Royal Society paper:  Facing the future: toward a green economy for New Zealand, is an excellent document and I encourage readers … Read More

TDB Today: Facing the future – no Bridges too far - Hot Topic

Gareth Renowden Mar 26, 2014

In my post at The Daily Blog today — Facing the future – no Bridges too far — I take a look at the Royal Society of New Zealand’s latest information paper about the need to move New Zealand to a green economy. There’s a yawning gulf between the rational world view embodied in the […] … Read More

Business standards of sustainability - Politecol

- Wayne Linklater Sep 25, 2013

Standard & Poor’s Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) has been released. Three large New Zealand companies, apparently, made the list. Auckland International Airport (AIA) Ltd. made it for a second time. Australia-New Zealand Banking Group, a routine member of the index, also celebrated its sustainability achievement – global leader in banking. While ANZ is not a … Read More