Tagged: RSNZ

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

Stocker in Wellington: RSNZ to stream AR5 science workshop - Hot Topic

Gareth Renowden Oct 10, 2013

Swiss climate scientist Thomas Stocker, joint chairman of the IPCC’s Working Group One, is in New Zealand for a few days, and the NZ Climate Change Centre and the Royal Society of NZ have taken the opportunity to put together a stakeholder workshop to allow Stocker and NZ lead authors to present the key findings […] … Read More

TOSP Episode 11 (Part I): From women in science to nanocars! - Videos

aimee whitcroft Nov 25, 2011

Parts 2-4 available on the TOSP YouTube channel. Read More

TOSP Episode 11: November 21st 2011 - The Sciblogs Podcast

Aimee Whitcroft Nov 21, 2011

And we’re back with another new episode of TOSP! This week, aimee and Elf talk of many things, including the winners of this year’s top NZ science award(s), the world’s lightest material, stem cell research, sexism in science (‘womanspace’), a nanocar, still-faster-than-light neutrinos, the casimir effect, and a very special congratulations to one of our Scibloggers (Sciblings)! … Read More

House by the sea (not a good idea) - Hot Topic

Gareth Renowden Sep 21, 2010

The Royal Society of New Zealand has just published an interesting paper on sea level rise [pdf], the latest in a series on “emerging issues” of public concern. It’s a very good overview of the current state of our understanding of the risk of future sea level rises, reviewing the evidence that’s accumulated since the [...] … Read More

Hook, line and stinker - Hot Topic

Gareth Renowden Apr 14, 2010

Richard Treadgold has been attempting a sceptical deconstruction of Professor Keith Hunter’s new statement on Science, Climate Change and Integrity for the Royal Society of New Zealand. It’s not a pretty sight. Professor Hunter should be ashamed of this shoddy piece of research. The lowliest undergraduate would do better than he. [...] The senior scientists who’ve made misleading [...] … Read More