Monthly Archives: April 2016

Applauding #girlswithtoys | Kimberly K. Arcand

This is not such a media focus at the moment. Let’s remember everyone can be scientists. Ya. Applauding #girlswithtoys | Kimberly K. Arcand. Advertisements

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Good news: solar cheaper than coal

It was just waiting to happen: the Indian energy minister announces that solar is now cheaper than coal. Bad news for subsidising governments and good news for citizens. And more good news, another study concludes that “fossil fuels could be … Continue reading

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Four Lessons for Labour on How to Sell the UBI

Recently the Labour Party, our main opposition party here in New Zealand, has begun a conversation on a Universal Basic Income. The basic idea is each adult citizen would receive a basic income. This is actually an old idea, my … Continue reading

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Leverage Points: Places to Intervene in a System – The Donella Meadows Institute

I have been thinking carefully about this article recently both because I feel I need to introduce the ideas here and because I am scheduled to run a class on it in June. Systems thinking, from my understanding, first came … Continue reading

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sagansense: Star Trek Kurk for contraception

I saw this yesterday.  At least here in New Zealand we have relatively open access to contraception.  Condoms in supermarkets.  The morning-after pill in pharmacies. Sex education in schools.  But the forces that would like us to go backwards are … Continue reading

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Here’s A Reminder Of Just How Awesome Our World Really Is (VIDEO)

Lets remember how awesome our world is! Let us keep a little perspective here. Source: Here’s A Reminder Of Just How Awesome Our World Really Is (VIDEO)

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