Imminent Doom

By Brian | January 19, 2020

Living in Interesting Times We live in interesting times, of that there can be no doubt. How many other generations also believed they lived in interesting times? Most no doubt. However, the enormity of what is happening in our times is unparalleled. Yet, on a personal level, I struggle to balance what I have researched, [...]

A Bunch of Questions, A Few Statements But Even Fewer Answers

By Brian | October 4, 2019

A Bunch of Questions, A Few Statements But Even Fewer Answers In this time of climatic change and uncertainty, I have come across a few questions and statements that for whatever reason resonated with me – whether that resonation was to acknowledge they were true, or false, or bore further thought. Here is my take [...]

Is This Lunacy? Reductionism and a Mechanical Viewpoint in Action

By Brian | May 3, 2019

Is This Lunacy? Reductionism and a Mechanical Viewpoint in Action New Zealand’s ETS, or Emissions Trading Scheme, is a complicated beast. However, I just read an article about some of the potential effects of it. The article was by Neal Wallace in Farmers Weekly, a free newspaper-style weekly publication. This article dealt in part with [...]

Does Anyone Really Care?

By Brian | November 30, 2018

Does Anyone Really Care? I recently read some disturbing comments made by Sudima Hotels director Les Morgan. These were published in the tourism trade newsletter, Inside Tourism. He had been asked if his company had addressed sustainability issues. His reply was that first, the business had to be sustainable economically. He then went on to [...]

A Whole Viewpoint of Combating Climate Change

By Brian | November 15, 2018

A Whole Viewpoint of Combating Climate Change Imbalance in one element effects other related elements. This would seem to be self-evident, however when we look at our response to the unfolding climate and ecological dramas that beset us it does not appear obvious at all. New Zealand has committed to planting one billion trees over [...]

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