Tagged: Jeanette Fitzsimons

Westward Ho: With the Anadarko Flotilla – day one - Hot Topic

Gareth Renowden Nov 14, 2013

I’m really pleased to welcome Jeanette Fitzsimons to Hot Topic as a guest blogger. The environmentalist and former co-leader of the NZ Greens is on board the yacht Tiama, sailing out into the Tasman to protest against deep water oil exploration. She will be providing us with regular updates on the flotilla’s progress. What a […] … Read More

Will the last business lobbyist to leave please turn out the light at the end of the ETS tunnel - Hot Topic

Mr February Nov 10, 2012

In this post Simon Johnson aka Mr February channels his inner General Westmoreland and his Vietnam flashbacks to look at National’s latest change to the New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme (NZETS). Parliament has just (8 November) passed amendments that indefinitely defer any greenhouse gas obligations for agriculture and indefinitely discount obligations to industries.This is a […] … Read More

Hansen in NZ: final roundup - Hot Topic

Gareth Renowden Jun 05, 2011

Here’s a high quality video of Jim Hansen’s talk at the University of Canterbury last month (excellent work by the audiovisual team at UC). Well worth watching, if only because it provides a succinct summary of Hansen’s current thinking. As Dr. Chuck Kutscher of the National Renewable Energy Laboratory in the US said: If you [...] … Read More

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