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PODCAST: Climate Futures forum – How should scientists communicate on climate?

Dacia Herbulock posted in on April 1st, 2011.

In a session at this week’s Climate futures: Pathways for society forum in Wellington, a panel of science writers and journalists wrestled with what the best advice might be to give climate scientists seeking to reach out to the public. Science historian Erik Conway — co-author of the recent book ‘Merchants of Doubt’ — opened with […]

NZ Herald: Brian Fallow – Kyoto window dressing for Copenhagen

Peter Griffin posted in on October 22nd, 2009.

New Zealand Herald economics editor Brian Fallow on the emissions trading scheme. An excerpt: (read in full here) “In the scathing judgment of Victoria University’s policy studies and climate change research institute it is fiscally unsustainable, environmentally counter-productive, administratively cumbersome and economically indefensible. “Climate Change Minister Nick Smith rejects the charge of fiscal unsustainability (and […]

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