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Climate Matters

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Climate Matters - May 13 2024 - CM117( 0:15:22)       
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Speak climate fluently with UN dictionary – 7 thought experiments for Earth Day - National takes a step Labour couldn’t bring themselves to – is green hydrogen a red herring? – Genesis set to ramp up coal generation https://shop.undp.org/products/the-climate-dictionary - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f3IpRm9De60 - https://www.rnz.co.nz/news/national/515088/hydrogen-fuelling-station-opens-in-south-auckland - https://www.nzherald.co.nz/business/genesis-to-resume-coal-buying-as-gas-shortage-looms/IFZAYEM5IBBNLJDZPHOMFPYEXE/
Published: 13/05/2024 5:21:06 p.m.
Climate Matters - May 06 2024 - CM104 - From the Archives( 0:17:20)       
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Safety margin for things we don’t know – censored science – sportswashing – what politicians don’t know – chilling overheating – Stop press: record temperature for 125000 years – COP 28 another most important ever COP and likely another fail https://www.abc.net.au/news/2023-10-24/odyssey-climate-scientists-suppress-truth-or-risk-funds-careers/102968970?fbclid=IwAR3dlqjJPuqUlvQDgOJ17xD4ZeEKihpwtFlwsUhF2MSM4W4K2KYJDY4sSTw https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4kBoLVvoqVY https://www.rnz.co.nz/news/world/501970/2023-virtually-certain-to-be-warmest-in-125-000-years-eu-scientists https://www.ces.fau.edu/nasa/impacts/i4-sea-change/explanation1a.php https://www.politico.eu/article/sportswashing-manchester-abu-dhabi-deal-allow-autocrats-to-burnish-cities-leave-stain-on-hosts/ https://www.lemonde.fr/en/environment/article/2022/11/11/cop27-hosts-a-record-number-of-fossil-fuel-lobbyists_6003884_114.htm
Published: 6/05/2024 10:30:00 a.m.
Climate Matters - Apr 29 2024 - Climate 101 + Maitai School Petition( 0:18:49)       
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Maitai Special Needs School petition - Energy and emissions – energy and profligate lifestyles – it’s easy to live well with less – electricity generation and emissions – peak shaving and the value of reducing peak demand - travel and emissions – energy and the economy – the hope and the challenge of renewables - https://www.change.org/p/help-maitai-specialist-school-keep-its-doors-open-for-children-with-disabilities?source_location=petition_update_page
Published: 29/04/2024 1:50:00 p.m.
Climate Matters - Apr 21 2024 - CM116( 0:19:19)       
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Elderly Swiss women have major legal climate victory – herrings are not red herrings for counteracting red meat – Tip for government on good decisions – when 1+1>>2: John Lang + Pure Advantage https://www.euronews.com/green/2024/04/09/top-european-human-rights-court-could-rule-that-governments-have-to-protect-people-from-cl - https://www.theguardian.com/food/2024/apr/09/swapping-red-meat-for-herring-sardines-and-anchovies-could-save-75000-lives-study-suggests?utm_term=661a2e9efcae13ced6a0135e542e9e0a&utm_campaign=SaturdayEdition&utm_source=esp&utm_medium=Email&CMP=saturdayedition_email - https://gh.bmj.com/content/bmjgh/9/3/e013511.full.pdf - https://newsroom.co.nz/2024/04/12/minister-left-46b-benefit-of-smokefree-reforms-out-of-cabinet-paper/?utm_source=Newsroom&utm_campaign=cf795ce6b5-Week+In+Review+13.04.2024&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_71de5c4b35-cf795ce6b5-97876027&mc_cid=cf795ce6b5&mc_eid=e3cf58c2df - https://www.ehinz.ac.nz/indicators/air-quality/health-effects-of-air-pollution/ - https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/29751618/ - https://pureadvantage.org/recloaking-papatuanuku/infographic/
Published: 22/04/2024 2:00:00 p.m.
Climate Matters - Apr 15 2024 - CM115( 0:14:54)       
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Rod Oram tribute – Astonishing climate graphics - Giant global developer turns to timber – Thumbs up and thumbs down for government – the freezing heartbeat of world climate – when global greenhouse gas reporting isn’t global greenhouse gas reporting https://sustainable.org.nz/learn/news-insights/rod-oram-a-tribute/?utm_source=Sustainable+Business+Network+-+MML&utm_campaign=75517f3ee0-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2021_05_02_10_52_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_f1aca1c6da-75517f3ee0-217948015&mc_cid=75517f3ee0&mc_eid=fcbae47834 - https://woodcentral.com.au/its-fast-safe-why-asset-managers-pick-mass-timber-builds/ - https://eciu.net/analysis/infographics/ipcc-explainer-infographic-synthesis-report-climate-2023 - https://www.rnz.co.nz/news/political/513590/independent-panel-to-review-2050-methane-target-government-announces - https://www.nztrucking.co.nz/missing-the-point/ - https://www.rnz.co.nz/programmes/the-detail/story/2018930763/the-sea-ice-factories-of-antarctica - https://www.scimex.org/newsfeed/the-deep-ocean-circulation-around-antarctica-has-already-slowed-by-30-percent-confirming-predictions - https://e360.yale.edu/features/undercounted-emissions-un-climate-change
Published: 15/04/2024 5:28:50 p.m.
Climate Matters - Apr 08 2024 - CM25( 0:14:30)       
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Climate Matters is an audio version of Resilienz Ltd's Climate Matters newsletter, that gives intriguing insights into climate breakdown and climate recovery.
Published: 8/04/2024 4:34:00 p.m.
Climate Matters - Apr 01 2024 - Climate Change 101( 0:17:54)       
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The greenhouse effect – greenhouse gases – global warming potential
Published: 1/04/2024 10:30:00 a.m.
Climate Matters - Mar 25 2024 CM114 - Including a tribute to Rod Oram( 0:26:14)       
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Learning from the Taliban? – Who’s the villain, who the victim? – Educating educators: doing tertiary climate education better – Taking the World Banana Forum seriously - Helping the new government get its transport policy back on track – Electric tug boats https://theecologist.org/2024/mar/08/climate-dispatch-afghanistan https://cep.org.nz/newsletter/tertiary-sector-lags-transition-credits-and-the-return-of-the-dippy-bird-as-a-generator/#Tertiary_sector_way_behind_in_the_energy_transition https://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-68534309 https://www.transport.govt.nz/area-of-interest/strategy-and-direction/government-policy-statement-on-land-transport-2024/ https://www.nzta.govt.nz/assets/resources/coastal-shipping-research/nzta-coastal-shipping-concluding-report.pdf https://descasey.com/#the-author https://www.eventfinda.co.nz/2024/mission-zero-reduce-your-emissions-workshop/nelson-tasman https://www.nelsontasmanclimateforum.nz/event/climate-action-week-2024/
Published: 25/03/2024 10:30:00 a.m.
Climate Matters - Mar 18 2024 CM20 - Replay from Mar 20 2023 ( 0:15:6)       
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Climate Matters is an audio version of Resilienz Ltd's Climate Matters newsletter, that gives intriguing insights into climate breakdown and climate recovery.
Published: 18/03/2024 12:44:21 p.m.
Climate Matters - Mar 11 2024 CM113( 0:17:37)       
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Climate Matters is an audio version of Resilienz Ltd's Climate Matters newsletter, that gives intriguing insights into climate breakdown and climate recovery.
Published: 11/03/2024 10:30:00 a.m.
Climate Matters - Mar 04 2024 - CM66( 0:16:58)       
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Carbon footprint of food - gift ideas for Mother Earth https://theconversation.com/climate-explained-how-the-climate-impact-of-beef-compares-with-plant-based-alternatives-137787 https://www.thinkstep-anz.com/resrc/news/the-low-carbon-seafood-you-didnt-know-about/ https://e360.yale.edu/newsletter - https://deepsouthchallenge.co.nz/resource/wet-feet-insurance-retreat/ https://www.npr.org/programs/ted-radio-hour/1056207681/changing-our-minds https://nelsontasmanclimateforum.ning.com/
Published: 4/03/2024 10:30:00 a.m.
Climate Matters - Feb 26 2024 - CM112( 0:16:26)       
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Preliminary review of “Not the end of the world” – A figure of eight keeps the lights on – Enter the “Beyond At the coal face” competition – We often don’t know what we think we know – policy tips between the lines of the State of the Nation address – Climate work outs for the mind. https://e360.yale.edu/features/after-a-shaky-start-airborne-wind-energy-is-slowly-taking-off https://www.resilienz.co.nz/beyond-the-coal-face-competition https://www.rnz.co.nz/news/political/509471/watch-state-of-the-nation-is-fragile-christopher-luxon-says https://www.rnz.co.nz/programmes/the-detail/story/2018926685/world-first-climate-action-in-nz-s-top-court https://mailchi.mp/2fefca0c215e/talking-climate-now-in-your-inbox-10281606?e=d0e25a0afe https://natehagens.substack.com/subscribe?utm_source=email&utm_campaign=email-subscribe&r=2riv9&next=https%3A%2F%2Fnatehagens.substack.com%2Fp%2Freflections-from-india&utm_medium=email https://www.ted.com/talks/kate_marvel_can_clouds_buy_us_more_time_to_solve_climate_change https://surplusenergyeconomics.wordpress.com/ https://climate.nasa.gov/ https://www.ted.com/talks/yuval_noah_harari_the_actual_cost_of_preventing_climate_breakdown?hasSummary=true&language=en https://e360.yale.edu/digest
Published: 26/02/2024 12:00:00 p.m.
Climate Matters - Feb 19 2024 - CM111( 0:19:18)       
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When is an offset not an offset – Carparking: stick with the NPSUD – Eating our way out of the climate crisis – check out work and study travel plans https://theconversation.com/satellites-detect-no-real-climate-benefit-from-10-years-of-forest-carbon-offsets-in-california-193943 https://e360.yale.edu/features/free-parking-reform https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0264837718309104 https://www.nzta.govt.nz/assets/resources/travel-planning-toolkit/docs/workplace-travel-plan-guidelines.pdf
Published: 19/02/2024 10:30:00 a.m.
Climate Matters - Feb 12 2024 - CM110( 0:18:32)       
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Beyond “at the coal face” = Policy tip on “user pays” thinking – the brains behind “Our World in Data” – a sobering Global Risks report 2024 https://www.resilienz.co.nz/beyond-the-coal-face-competition https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3bxzo79SjpE https://www.rnz.co.nz/national/programmes/afternoons/audio/2018923072/data-scientist-hannah-ritchie-on-reasons-for-climate-optimism https://www.weforum.org/publications/global-risks-report-2024/
Published: 12/02/2024 10:30:00 a.m.
Climate Matters - Feb 05 2024 - CM109( 0:18:28)       
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Honouring a new year’s Honour – Did the “Majlis” redeem COP28 – Emmanuel Macron and planetary wellbeing – a dramatic financial return we don’t want to miss – From the can you believe it files and speaking English https://www.project-syndicate.org/commentary/cop28-majlis-dialogue-structure-suggests-better-way-forward-by-antara-haldar-2024-01?utm_source=Project+Syndicate+Newsletter&utm_campaign=79be7c0021-sunday_newsletter_01_07_2024&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_73bad5b7d8-79be7c0021-105989899&mc_cid=79be7c0021&mc_eid=4454804878 https://www.project-syndicate.org/commentary/main-priorities-for-global-climate-policy-by-emmanuel-macron-2023-12?utm_source=Project+Syndicate+Newsletter&utm_campaign=61ffa6a3ae-sunday_newsletter_12_31_2023&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_73bad5b7d8-61ffa6a3ae-105989899&mc_cid=61ffa6a3ae&mc_eid=4454804878 https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/29751618/
Published: 5/02/2024 11:00:00 a.m.
Climate Matters - Jan 29 2024 - New Year Special pt2( 0:23:14)       
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A freewheeling discussion through topics relating to the climate crisis. Part two extends discussion n into participatory democracy, “fools errands”, inequality and more.
Published: 29/01/2024 10:30:00 p.m.
Climate Matters - Jan 22 2024 - CM108( 0:17:37)       
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The father figure of climate economics acclaims “Recloaking Papatuanuku” - KlimaSeniorinnen v Switzerland (ECtHR): Elderly women in it for the long haul - A bizarre thought - NASA’s EMIT satellite gives interesting methane insights - And for those not yet tired of tyres https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G9C5EKXZ098 https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2023/dec/27/we-have-a-responsibility-the-older-women-suing-switzerland-to-demand-climate-action?CMP=Share_iOSApp_Other https://www.jpl.nasa.gov/news/nasa-mission-excels-at-spotting-greenhouse-gas-emission-sources https://e360.yale.edu/features/tire-pollution-toxic-chemicals
Published: 22/01/2024 11:00:00 a.m.
Climate Matters - Jan 15 2024 - New Year Special pt1( 0:21:37)       
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A freewheeling discussion through topics relating to the climate crisis. Part one explores ideas around being a good ancestor, humility and its connection with good climate decisions, including challenging our adversarial democratic system and energy and lifestyles.
Published: 15/01/2024 10:30:00 p.m.
Climate Matters - Jan 08 2023 - CM39( 0:15:55)       
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“The Stockholm Paradigm”: climate and a “Pandora’s Box of pathogens” - The three Es: Energy, Economy and the Environment - Another feedback loop we don’t need: lack of clouds clouding the future - At last, a timeframe worth thinking about! 500 years. https://www.thelancet.com/journals/laninf/article/PIIS1473-3099(20)30006-2/fulltext?dgcid=raven_jbs_etoc_email https://www.ecoshock.org/2020/01/nate-hagens-the-collision.html https://surplusenergyeconomics.wordpress.com/
Published: 8/01/2024 3:00:00 p.m.
Climate Matters - Jan 01 2024 - CM38( 0:13:26)       
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The Wisdom of Indigenous people - There is nothing stopping us except the lack of political decisions - But before we get too smug, hurling rocks at Aussie P.M. Scott Morrison - And if anyone doubts that we’re straining the world’s resources https://www.bbc.com/news/world-australia-51043828 https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/w3csyp1g https://www.facebook.com/triplej/videos/814410199022132/ https://www.rnz.co.nz/national/programmes/summer-days/audio/2018729920/vince-beiser-black-market-sand https://www.stockholmresilience.org/research/research-news/2015-01-15-planetary-boundaries---an-update.html https://www.4dayweek.com/four-day-week-trial https://tetauihu.nz/
Published: 1/01/2024 3:00:00 p.m.
Climate Matters - Dec 25 2023 CM107( 0:16:26)       
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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: 25/12/2023 10:30:00 a.m.
Climate Matters - Dec 18 2023 - CM47( 0:11:13)       
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2G2BT? Sweet spot speed: more fun and safety, with less $$$ and CO2. - The “TOP” party gives up without trying, and dives for the bottom on climate - At last the world’s lightest gas to power NZ’s heaviest road transport - Inequity at the Boiling Point https://www.stuff.co.nz/motoring/122636171/zeroemission-hydrogen-heavy-trucks-to-hit-kiwi-roads https://www.projectmoonshot.city/ https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2020/08/06/climate/climate-change-inequality-heat.html?campaign_id=54&emc=edit_clim_20200812&instance_id=21205&nl=climate-fwd%3A®i_id=86307244&segment_id=35862&te=1&user_id=a06494abeb97fa5c89529ea6b5fa227d
Published: 18/12/2023 3:00:00 p.m.
Climate Matters - Dec 11 2023 - CM48( 0:14:37)       
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“Are we there yet?!”: CM 48 responds to readers’ questions – Are we doing enough? – Is climate change really manmade? - Do scientists overstate climate change? – Climate change is slow – what’s the rush” – Is a 2 deg warming limit tougher than 1.5 deg? – NZ is so small does it matter what we do? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5SJVPFV5iWc https://www.breakthroughonline.org.au/papers https://yaleclimateconnections.org/2020/08/mark-lynas-final-warning-on-climate-its-all-on-us-here-now/ https://climate.nasa.gov/news/2865/a-degree-of-concern-why-global-temperatures-matter/ https://climate.nasa.gov/ - https://www.facebook.com/OxfamNZ/videos/363296691375102
Published: 11/12/2023 3:00:00 p.m.
Climate Matters - Dec 04 2023 - CM106( 0:16:4)       
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Insights for the new government – If it only develops one climate strategy tis term – NZ being a climate leader – the economy is a derivative of energy – addressing energy and minerals blindness – transport and housing: solving impossibility equations. https://www.reconnectingnorthland.org.nz/ https://www.neocrete.co.nz/blog - https://www.rnz.co.nz/programmes/the-detail/story/2018917073/the-deep-tech-sector-dreaming-up-ways-to-save-the-planet https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cS2P2oiCcqs - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MBVmnKuBocc https://www.national.org.nz/national_releases_bold_transport_plan https://surplusenergyeconomics.wordpress.com/2023/08/
Published: 4/12/2023 4:00:00 p.m.
Climate Matters - Nov 27 2023 - CM105( 0:17:17)       
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Regulatory alchemy” makes big money for Canada’s big emitters - “Take the Jump” takes another jump! - “Muscle myopia syndrome” afflicts many big business in many places - for anyone who still thinks the cost of climate action is too high https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/calgary/alberta-wetland-oilsands-environment-1.7013213 https://thetyee.ca/Analysis/2023/11/09/Alberta-Carbon-Tax-Scheme-Unfair-Sham/?utm_source=weekly&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=131123 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0cOBgn3L_eg - https://www.takethejump.org.nz/ https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2023/oct/09/climate-crisis-cost-extreme-weather-damage-study https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2023/nov/20/richest-1-account-for-more-carbon-emissions-than-poorest-66-report-says
Published: 27/11/2023 3:58:00 p.m.