Train whistle blowing, makes a sleepy noise: Kiwirail and our climate future

I caught the Northern Explorer from Palmerston North to Hamilton. As I waited on the platform, I looked at the tracks below me. At one point where two tracks joined, someone had folornly spraypainted a health and safety hazard: a bolt that was halfway out of its hole, opposite another bolt that had completely fallen out,… Read More Train whistle blowing, makes a sleepy noise: Kiwirail and our climate future

It’s the end of the world as we know it, and I feel fine

The Guardian reported on 14 March that applied mathematician Safa Motesharrei of the National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center and others have had a research article accepted for publication in Ecological Economics based on their work with a new cross-disciplinary ‘Human And Nature DYnamical’ (HANDY) model. You can read it yourself, but here’s the short version. Briefly, the HANDY model looks… Read More It’s the end of the world as we know it, and I feel fine