Tagged: Imagining 2020

The last climate denier in New Zealand - Hot Topic

Gareth Renowden Nov 22, 2012

My entry for the Royal Society of New Zealand’s Manhire Prize for science writing (in the fiction category), made the shortlist but didn’t win. My congratulations to Brian Langham for his story Fourteen [pdf] (and to Renee Liang for her winning non-fiction piece — Epigenetics: navigating our inner seas [pdf]). For the sake of posterity, [...] … Read More

Green opportunities far outweigh the costs - Hot Topic

Gareth Renowden Mar 08, 2010

Fifth contribution to the Imagining 2020 series of essays comes from Phillip Mills, executive director of Les Mills International, who describes his vision for a low carbon future based on ‘clean technology’. Phillip, with a group of leading members of the NZ business community, has been urging the NZ government to work on cleantech/greentech initiatives. [...] … Read More

Imagining 2020: A Low Carbon Future? Bah! Humbug! - Hot Topic

Gareth Renowden Nov 25, 2009

First essay in the new Scoop/Celsias/Hot Topic Imagining 2020 series is a thought-provoking vision from Gareth Morgan and John McCrystal of the Morgan Charitable Foundation: On the eve of December’s Copenhagen conference on climate, all indications are that there will be no legally binding obligations agreed to by nations insofar as carbon emissions are concerned. The [...] … Read More