New Zealanders are concerned about global warming. The whole world is concerned about global warming. Somehow we all have to drastically reduce our emissions as soon as possible. So what can New Zealand do? Continue reading
Any agreement reached at the Climate Change talks in Copenhagen will be a stop gap measure at best, says Professor Jim Flynn of the Alliance Party.
In a public talk in Dunedin this week, Professor Flynn said that the present scenario sees affluent first world countries that have caused the environmental crisis telling third world countries that they shouldn’t have the opportunity to lift their people out of poverty, through the same processes of industrialization and development because of the effect on the environment. Continue reading