Tagged: Rod Oram

Out of Africa: Nigerian environment minister warns of devastating climate impacts - Hot Topic

Bryan Walker Jun 09, 2014

The government in New Zealand may make soothing noises about climate change impacts, but that is not an option for the Minister of Environment in Nigeria, Mrs Laurentia Mallam. She issued this chilling warning about the impacts of sea level rise a few days ago: “Studies have projected that with an accelerated sea level rise […] … Read More

SOS tour adds Lakes dates; Wratt in Wellington - Hot Topic

Gareth Renowden Oct 04, 2011

The Saunders Oram and Salinger climate roadshow continues to rumble on through the spring, and news reaches me that they’ve just added talks in Queenstown and Wanaka on Thursday Nov 3 to their already crowded itinerary. Venues are still to be arranged, but the Queenstown talk will be in the afternoon and the Wanaka talk [...] … Read More

SOS Roadshow: Final Days - Hot Topic

Bryan Walker Sep 13, 2011

Here’s the latest update on the Jim Salinger, Rod Oram and Caroline Saunders road show. It contains more complete information on venues and two or three additions to the list we published three weeks back. By the time the tour finishes in November they will have given 35 seminars. That’s a sterling effort which hopefully [...] … Read More

SOS Roadshow Still Travelling - Hot Topic

Bryan Walker Aug 24, 2011

The last time we reported on the Jim Salinger, Rod Oram and Caroline Saunders roadshow was after their Hamilton visit in July which I attended. They haven’t finished yet, and their itinerary for September to November is posted below. Jim Salinger comments on their visits since they were in Hamilton: “Since our Bay of Plenty/Waikato [...] … Read More

SOS roadshow comes to Hamilton - Hot Topic

Bryan Walker Jul 19, 2011

I attended the Hamilton stop of the Saunders/Oram/Salinger roadshow yesterday. It was a very worthwhile occasion.  Around seventy present and the speakers introduced by the Chair of the Regional Council, himself a farmer.  Caroline Saunders was unfortunately unable to be present, but Rod Oram included her material in his talk. I won’t try to cover [...] … Read More

Things to do in Wellington and Dargaville - Hot Topic

Gareth Renowden Jul 13, 2011

Late notice, for which I apologise, but climate scientist Kevin Trenberth is giving a public lecture in Wellington on Friday (July 15th) on The Russian heatwave and other recent climate extremes. Trenberth’s talk is being organised by the NZ Climate Change Research Institute and will be at the Old Government Buildings Lecture Theatre 2, from [...] … Read More

Supporting Jim: Saunders, Oram and Salinger on tour - Hot Topic

Gareth Renowden May 06, 2011

With James Hansen arriving in New Zealand next week to tour much (but not all) of the country talking climate action and coal, three NZ-based climate experts have announced a regional speaking tour designed to complement Hansen’s efforts. Climate scientist Jim Salinger will be joined by Professor Caroline Saunders from Lincoln University (well-known for her [...] … Read More

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