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Climate Matters

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Climate Matters - Jan 24 2022 - Andy Buchnan pt2( 0:16:25)       
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Climate Matters, an audio version of Lindsay Woods' Climate Matters newsletter that gives intriguing insights into climate breakdown and climate recovery.
Published: 24/01/2022 2:20:08 p.m.
Climate Matters - Jan 17 2022 - CM68( 0:13:1)       
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Climate Matters, an audio version of Lindsay Woods' Climate Matters newsletter that gives intriguing insights into climate breakdown and climate recovery.
Published: 17/01/2022 2:31:30 p.m.
Climate Matters - Jan 10 2022 - Andy Buchnan pt1( 0:15:18)       
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Climate Matters, an audio version of Lindsay Woods' Climate Matters newsletter that gives intriguing insights into climate breakdown and climate recovery.
Published: 10/01/2022 12:07:35 p.m.
Climate Matters - Jan 03 2022 - CM67( 0:14:56)       
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Worry about the cost of climate INACTION not the cost of ACTION – An artist’s moving climate message – Bad urban design locks in emissions for eons – wanted: a smarter thinner digger bucket for narrower concrete foundations – please unsubscribe of you don’t want CM and reduce emissions – concrete accounts for up to 10% of human emissions
Published: 5/01/2022 2:08:35 p.m.
Climate Matters - Dec 27 2021 - CM37( 0:15:27)       
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Climate Matters, an audio version of Lindsay Woods' Climate Matters newsletter that gives intriguing insights into climate breakdown and climate recovery.
Published: 27/12/2021 10:14:25 a.m.
Climate Matters - Dec 20 2021 - CM14( 0:16:1)       
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A look at methane - welcome to the Climate Change Commission – Jevon’s paradox and “generated demand” – Was COP25 a COP OUT? – A letter to the government on biodiesel.
Published: 20/12/2021 2:54:55 p.m.
Climate Matters - Dec 13 2021 - CM36( 0:14:57)       
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Emissions form 1st Class and economy flying - climate change affecting turtle gender balance and albatross divorce rates - huge electric logging truck - NZ government debrief from COP26 - A wonderful graphic of emissions per capita - hot tip: write our own climate to do lists
Published: 14/12/2021 11:59:15 a.m.
Climate Matters - Dec 06 2021 - CM35( 0:15:28)       
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Reader contributions - Large scale PV farms – Shopping bag with a diff – Citizen’s assemblies for climate? – Extinction rebellion “marks” NCC building – Excluding cars revitalised Pontevedra
Published: 7/12/2021 6:22:02 p.m.
Climate Matters - Nov 29 2021 - CM36( 0:15:48)       
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Climate Change 101: more on personal climate footprints; relating them to national total; the effect of trees; personal carbon budgets and calculators; CM 36: Welcome to the Climate Change Commission; “Love letter to the World” Valentine’s Day poetry competition; Beware Jevons Paradox – making thing more efficient often increases demand; Was COP25 a COP OUT?; letter to government on biodiesel: HOT TIPS – make New Years microresolutions
Published: 29/11/2021 12:00:22 p.m.
Climate Matters - Nov 22 2021 - COP26( 0:15:36)       
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COP26: Using Shakespeare to put it in context; Why COP26 is so important; Rod Oram, NZ’s only journo in Glasgow; The Human Rights Council’s Climate Rapporteur; will it also take the courts to compel the NZ government to act. https://www.newsroom.co.nz/podcast-the-detail/cop26-last-chance-to-ramp-up-climate-change-ambition - https://www.nzherald.co.nz/lifestyle/the-queen-slams-world-leaders-who-wont-commit-to-climate-action-irritating/A47WBNPC423MAVC34FPV5TJFWI/ - https://www.newsroom.co.nz/pro/a-bastion-of-british-cars-transforms-itself - https://www.stuff.co.nz/environment/climate-news/126588447/why-next-months-climate-conference-is-such-a-big-deal - https://www.reuters.com/world/europe/french-court-orders-state-honour-its-climate-commitments-oxfam-2021-10-14/ - https://eciu.net/analysis/infographics/cop26-climate-infographic
Published: 22/11/2021 12:00:00 p.m.
Climate Matters - Nov 01 21 - Oil Sponsorship of Rugby( 0:15:25)       
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OIL SPONSORSHIP OF RUGBY - Kiwis in Climate letter to Rugby NZ - media coverage of the KIC letter - All Blacks in the wrong place and wrong side, playing Wales exactly as COP 26 opens - congressional inquiry into oilcos spreading climate disinformation - JuiceMedia's racy COP26 video satire - "carbon heist" of indigenous forests. https://drive.google.com/file/d/1az0xOxma32FpwrPnHtX-HmGQ3rUHjkoF/view - https://www.thejuicemedia.com/honest-government-ad-cop26-climate-summit/ - https://www.stuff.co.nz/environment/climate-news/126812817/oil-deal-tarnishes-the-all-blacks-brand-say-explayers-musician-neil-finn-and-others - https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSe8Me4hbTJu7VStlwvUzj1yIX9UD-U8cjKhCL0IMIf2Q8kxTg/viewform?pli=1&fbzx=6617679352034538668 - https://www.clientearth.org/projects/the-greenwashing-files/ineos/
Published: 2/11/2021 3:00:00 p.m.
Climate Matters - Oct 25 2021 - COP26 Special( 0:12:7)       
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COP26: Using Shakespeare to put it in context; Why COP26 is so important; Rod Oram, NZ’s only journo in Glasgow; The Human Rights Council’s Climate Rapporteur; will it also take the courts to compel the NZ government to act. https://www.newsroom.co.nz/podcast-the-detail/cop26-last-chance-to-ramp-up-climate-change-ambition - https://www.stuff.co.nz/environment/climate-news/126588447/why-next-months-climate-conference-is-such-a-big-deal - https://www.reuters.com/world/europe/french-court-orders-state-honour-its-climate-commitments-oxfam-2021-10-14/
Published: 25/10/2021 10:15:00 a.m.
Climate Matters - Oct 18 2021 - Climate Matters Number 66( 0:16:28)       
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Climate Matters, an audio version of Lindsay Woods' Climate Matters newsletter that gives intriguing insights into climate breakdown and climate recovery. Government falling short in climate education; wearing warm clothes can save a power station; the arts speak to our hearts on climate; energy shortages likely here to stay; hot tip: ration your non-essential driving
Published: 20/10/2021 11:19:09 a.m.
Climate Matters - Oct 11 2021( 0:15:7)       
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Climate Matters, an audio version of Lindsay Woods' Climate Matters newsletter that gives intriguing insights into climate breakdown and climate recovery.
Published: 12/10/2021 12:44:26 p.m.
Climate Matters - Oct 04 2021( 0:15:10)       
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Climate Matters, an audio version of Lindsay Woods' Climate Matters newsletter that gives intriguing insights into climate breakdown and climate recovery. Government takes the ergency out of emergency on the Zero Carbon Act; Carbon Action Tracker gives NZ a “Critically insufficient” rating; Researcher Simon Marchaux and the daunting challenge of electrification; John Lang’s great COP26 infogfraphic.
Published: 4/10/2021 5:14:15 p.m.
Climate Matters - Sep 27 2021 - CM 64( 0:15:22)       
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"Smoke and mirrors" theme: Smoke from US wildfires; Smoke and mirrors and the ETS - "No smoke": rock dust to enhance pasture and absorb carbon - YouTube clip comparing the waste heat from EVs and ICEs – massive call from 200 medical journals for COP 26 meeting to prioritise emissions reduction. Hotter Tip: use of biofuel blends to start decarbonising. Links https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2021/us/wildfires-air-quality-tracker.html?name=styln-climate®ion=TOP_BANNER&block=storyline_menu_recirc&action=click&pgtype=Article&variant=show&is_new=false - https://www.newsroom.co.nz/news/govt-must-reduce-emissions-by-16-million-extra-tonnes - https://www.bbc.com/sport/football/58463458 - https://theecologist.org/2021/aug/24/bp-dropped-c4-paralympics-sponsor - https://e360.yale.edu/features/how-adding-rock-dust-to-soil-can-help-get-carbon-into-the-ground - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SrDn2mG9PUU - https://www.thelancet.com/journals/langlo/article/PIIS2214-109X(21)00398-3/fulltex
Published: 28/09/2021 11:47:50 a.m.
Climate Matters - Sep 20 2021 - Belinda Storey pt2( 0:17:42)       
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Interview two of two with Belinda regarding forms of retreat ahead of sea level rise, and effects of sea level rise on property values. Links https://www.engineeringnz.org/courses-events/event/insurance-retreat-and-climate-risks/ https://deepsouthchallenge.co.nz/resource/wet-feet-insurance-retreat/
Published: 20/09/2021 4:15:00 p.m.
Climate Matters - Sep 13 2021 - Belinda Storey pt1( 0:22:57)       
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Belinda Storey, Sea level rise and urban retreat specialist. Interview one of two with Belinda regarding forms of retreat ahead of sea level rise, and effects of sea level rise on property values. Links https://www.engineeringnz.org/courses-events/event/insurance-retreat-and-climate-risks/ https://deepsouthchallenge.co.nz/resource/wet-feet-insurance-retreat/
Published: 15/09/2021 1:15:00 p.m.
Climate Matters - Sep 06 2021( 0:15:10)       
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Emission reduce during recessions; Reducing income inequality could be a major climate strategy by reducing consumption; Amazon fires raging with endorsement from EU politicians; Don't get paid in cryptocurrency; Federated Farmers, let go of the spin and grasp reducing emissions. https://www.newsroom.co.nz/farmers-should-direct-anger-closer-to-home
Published: 7/09/2021 1:35:57 p.m.
Climate Matters - Aug 30 2021( 0:14:57)       
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Great response to protest on NZ Rugby sponsorship; US emissions from gaming exceed all of those from NZ electricity; NYT launches "The Veggie" newsletter; Look out for vampire power using your EV's electricity; Project Drawdown highlights the folly of many approaches to "Net Zero"; Covid curves hold a lesson fro climate curves; Links to calculate your own carbon footprints. https://theconversation.com/the-us-electric-power-sector-is-halfway-to-zero-carbon-emissions-159190; https://www.nytimes.com/newsletters/the-veggie?campaign_id=54&emc=edit_clim_20210811&instance_id=37706&nl=climate-fwd%3A®i_id=86307244&segment_id=65997&te=1&user_id=a06494abeb97fa5c89529ea6b5fa227d; https://insideevs.com/news/345816/tesla-sentry-mode-energy-consumption-test-by-bjoern-nyland-video/; https://globalecoguy.org/the-world-needs-better-climate-pledges-4c3d969790d3; https://ekos.co.nz/lifestyle-calc; https://calculator.toitu.co.nz/?calculator=household; https://www.carbonneutraltrust.org.nz/household-info
Published: 30/08/2021 1:44:49 p.m.
Climate Matters - Aug 23 2021( 0:15:19)       
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CLIMATE MATTERS ARCHIVE ISSUE 28: Personal carbon footprint calculators; "Economic growth" mantra past its use by date; Puangiangi Island's amazing carbon footprint; Natio0nal Policy Statement on urban growth; Data: a carbon monster flying under the radar. http://www.clickclean.org/; https://pureadvantage.org/rethinking-growth-part-one/; https://www.futurefit.nz/; https://faunarecovery.org.nz/2019/06/06/slowing-or-speeding-climate-change/
Published: 24/08/2021 10:41:58 a.m.
Climate Matters - Aug 16 2021( 0:13:5)       
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Climate Matters Issue Number 62. Turning the All Blacks big oil sponsorship 180n degrees into an opportunity for good; the new and pivotal IPCC 6th assessment report; slow in fast out for biomass carbon; forestry payback outstrips sheep and beef; The Lancet identifies needy people off the welfare radar; Links https://www.sportspromedia.com/news/all-blacks-new-zealand-rugby-ineos-shorts-training-kit-sponsor-worth-2022/; https://www.science.org/doi/10.1126/sciadv.abe9829?utm_campaign=TrendMD_1&utm_medium=cpc&utm_source=TrendMD&; https://www.fridayoffcuts.com/index.cfm?id=929; https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lanplh/article/PIIS2542-5196(21)00179-0/fulltext.
Published: 17/08/2021 11:09:46 a.m.
Climate Matters - Aug 09 2021( 0:14:59)       
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Lindsay Wood talks about Ethiopia tree planting phenomenon; Tackling emissions from anaesthetic gases; Potty training cows to reduce emissions; Financial markets signal a plant-based meat future. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/jul/29/ethiopia-plants-250m-trees-in-a-day-to-help-tackle-climate-crisis https://www.newsroom.co.nz/2019/08/01/705665/healthcares-massive-carbon-footprint https://www.google.com/search?client=firefox-b-d&q=%22Potty+training%22+cowskpvalbx=_78hMXaWrO9bbrQGo_aGYAQ12
Published: 13/08/2021 10:59:47 a.m.
Climate Matters - Aug 02 2021( 0:15:45)       
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Climate Matters, an audio version of Lindsay Woods' Climate Matters newsletter that gives intriguing insights into climate breakdown and climate recovery. How to submit to Government.
Published: 3/08/2021 11:16:35 a.m.