Tagged: The Daily Blog

TDB today: Watching the ice melt - Hot Topic

Gareth Renowden Apr 17, 2013

My column at The Daily Blog this week is all about ice — specifically the start of the melt season in the Arctic, and what that means for the climate of the northern hemisphere. What’s going on in the Arctic is rapid climate change, and it’s happening now. It’s changing the weather that most of [...] … Read More

TDB today: Smelt a rat - Hot Topic

Gareth Renowden Apr 03, 2013

In my column for The Daily Blog this week, I dig into the tangled relationship between New Zealand’s electricity system, a multinational mining company, and the New Zealand government, and argue that radical reform of the electricity market would be beneficial for the country: If Rio Tinto Alcan pull the plug on Tiwai Point, a [...] … Read More

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