Tagged: resilience

TDB today: Bursting Bill and Steven’s bubble - Hot Topic

Gareth Renowden Mar 20, 2013

In this week’s column at The Daily Blog, I argue that the government is living in a bubble of unreality by refusing to take climate change seriously. …the government — in the shape of deputy PM Bill English and minister of everything and Novapay Steven Joyce — has done its best to avoid acknowledging [the] [...] … Read More

The Quadruple Squeeze - Hot Topic

Gareth Renowden Sep 01, 2010

Required viewing: Johan Rockström of the Stockholm Resilience Centre talking at TEDGlobal 2010 about the “quadruple squeeze” we’re putting on the planet through overpopulation, climate change, ecosystem loss and the problem of surprises — tipping points in the system. Rockström was lead author on last year’s Nature paper on planetary boundaries and is an interesting [...] … Read More

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