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Sustainability

Deirdre McCloskey believes that the best way to manage environmental problems is by trusting the creativity of free people
13th Oct 21, 11:15am
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Deirdre McCloskey believes that the best way to manage environmental problems is by trusting the creativity of free people
After years of living in choking pollution, Mark Tanner is watching China start a halting transition to 'sustainable environmentalism' led by young people. This gives brands with authentic sustainability a head-start advantage
12th May 21, 8:00pm
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After years of living in choking pollution, Mark Tanner is watching China start a halting transition to 'sustainable environmentalism' led by young people. This gives brands with authentic sustainability a head-start advantage
Economist Brian Easton asks: How can we can make wellbeing at the centre of public policy if we don't measure it?
8th Mar 21, 9:11am
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Economist Brian Easton asks: How can we can make wellbeing at the centre of public policy if we don't measure it?
Angus Kebbell talks to farmer Roger Lumsden about how deeply technology and the management control it gives are embedded into dairy farming systems, advances that should be recognised as major improvers of environmental outcomes
20th Feb 21, 12:26pm
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Angus Kebbell talks to farmer Roger Lumsden about how deeply technology and the management control it gives are embedded into dairy farming systems, advances that should be recognised as major improvers of environmental outcomes
Angus Kebbell talks to ANZCO's Grant Bunting about new work being done to make beef production sustainable. Will consumers actually pay for the added costs of growing beef cattle this way?
13th Feb 21, 10:10am
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Angus Kebbell talks to ANZCO's Grant Bunting about new work being done to make beef production sustainable. Will consumers actually pay for the added costs of growing beef cattle this way?
The Productivity Commission details ways to improve the performance of New Zealand’s so-called frontier firms, saying doing so would be a key plank in boosting productivity
4th Dec 20, 10:42am
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The Productivity Commission details ways to improve the performance of New Zealand’s so-called frontier firms, saying doing so would be a key plank in boosting productivity
Global foodservice struggles are set to extend into 2021, softening returns for NZ red meat exports. Beef production flat, but strong demand and tight supply for lamb. More focus on sustainability in supply chains
23rd Nov 20, 11:38am
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Global foodservice struggles are set to extend into 2021, softening returns for NZ red meat exports. Beef production flat, but strong demand and tight supply for lamb. More focus on sustainability in supply chains
Angus Kebbell makes the case for more agri-tourism that features our sustainable agriculture with high-value visitors that allows for a growing trade with a lighter footprint. Farmers will need to develop the core attractions
17th Oct 20, 9:22am
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Angus Kebbell makes the case for more agri-tourism that features our sustainable agriculture with high-value visitors that allows for a growing trade with a lighter footprint. Farmers will need to develop the core attractions
Labour is now pledging to have 100% renewable electricity generation by 2030 and is targeting more electrification of transport and industry and further investment in emerging technologies such as green hydrogen
10th Sep 20, 1:00pm
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Labour is now pledging to have 100% renewable electricity generation by 2030 and is targeting more electrification of transport and industry and further investment in emerging technologies such as green hydrogen
Angus Kebbell focuses on the Hawke's Bay wine region this week, exploring how one famous winemaker has adjusted to its environment and works with it to produce its products
22nd Aug 20, 10:50am
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Angus Kebbell focuses on the Hawke's Bay wine region this week, exploring how one famous winemaker has adjusted to its environment and works with it to produce its products
Angus Kebbell explores organic and sustainable viticulture in the Marlborough region, distinguishing the subregions formed by the valleys and landscapes
9th Aug 20, 9:07am
Angus Kebbell explores organic and sustainable viticulture in the Marlborough region, distinguishing the subregions formed by the valleys and landscapes
In interest.co.nz's Election Series, the University of Otago's Janet Stephenson and Etienne Nel argue our political parties need a plan for a ‘post-growth’ world
8th Aug 20, 9:11am
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In interest.co.nz's Election Series, the University of Otago's Janet Stephenson and Etienne Nel argue our political parties need a plan for a ‘post-growth’ world
Angus Kebbell delves into why New Zealand's southern wine industry is so successful and its products so well regarded in world markets
1st Aug 20, 11:19am
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Angus Kebbell delves into why New Zealand's southern wine industry is so successful and its products so well regarded in world markets
Fonterra says it is changing the way it will reward farmers for sustainable practices and now intends to offer an extra cash payment of up to 10c per kilogram of milk solids
23rd Jun 20, 11:45am
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Fonterra says it is changing the way it will reward farmers for sustainable practices and now intends to offer an extra cash payment of up to 10c per kilogram of milk solids
Murray Grimwood says its time to abandon the ship of modern financial life and lower our expectations to a long-term, energy-sustainable lifestyle that doesn't plunder earth's resources. He sees a different future
22nd Mar 20, 8:44am
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Murray Grimwood says its time to abandon the ship of modern financial life and lower our expectations to a long-term, energy-sustainable lifestyle that doesn't plunder earth's resources. He sees a different future
Things get heated as wellbeing professor and inflation targeting architect Arthur Grimes and Doughnut Economics author Kate Raworth debate whether growth is good
2nd Sep 19, 1:22pm
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Things get heated as wellbeing professor and inflation targeting architect Arthur Grimes and Doughnut Economics author Kate Raworth debate whether growth is good
Murray Grimwood looks at how we should think about environmental systems on a planet with finite limits increasingly being stretched, even if we collectively turn a blind eye to those limits
14th Feb 19, 12:28pm
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Murray Grimwood looks at how we should think about environmental systems on a planet with finite limits increasingly being stretched, even if we collectively turn a blind eye to those limits
TOP's Geoff Simmons wonders if the new Blue/Green Party has a clue on freshwater - and whether it is simply a Trojan horse to get National back into power
30th Jan 19, 2:44pm
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TOP's Geoff Simmons wonders if the new Blue/Green Party has a clue on freshwater - and whether it is simply a Trojan horse to get National back into power
Murray Grimwood marshalls his best insults against economics, accusing it of being nothing more than a religious cult. He prefers alternate apostles for his reality. Your view?
3rd Nov 18, 9:42am
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Murray Grimwood marshalls his best insults against economics, accusing it of being nothing more than a religious cult. He prefers alternate apostles for his reality. Your view?
With new rules and restrictions coming for red meat farmers, producers have little choice but to 'invest' in the hope consumers will start paying extra for sustainability - something they haven't shown they will do so far
9th Oct 18, 4:53pm
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With new rules and restrictions coming for red meat farmers, producers have little choice but to 'invest' in the hope consumers will start paying extra for sustainability - something they haven't shown they will do so far
Murray Grimwood, aka interest.co.nz commentator Power Down Kiwi, says NZ needs a strategic plan with all-party political support to achieve energy resilience
9th Oct 18, 10:39am
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Murray Grimwood, aka interest.co.nz commentator Power Down Kiwi, says NZ needs a strategic plan with all-party political support to achieve energy resilience
Murray Grimwood, aka Power Down Kiwi, looks at the problems we face and aspirational ways we might approach them
13th Sep 18, 3:23pm
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Murray Grimwood, aka Power Down Kiwi, looks at the problems we face and aspirational ways we might approach them
Murray Grimwood, aka Power Down Kiwi, delivers a short treatise on unflawed thinking arguing we need a measure of stocks rather than a measure of flows like GDP
1st Sep 18, 9:35am
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Murray Grimwood, aka Power Down Kiwi, delivers a short treatise on unflawed thinking arguing we need a measure of stocks rather than a measure of flows like GDP
Paper for UN sustainable development project sets out why and how the ways energy, transport, food and housing are produced and consumed should be transformed
29th Aug 18, 2:01pm
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Paper for UN sustainable development project sets out why and how the ways energy, transport, food and housing are produced and consumed should be transformed
Katharine Moody on environmental conflict resolution, towards a circular economy, banning the bag, what we can learn from albatrosses, ethics and environmentalism, Einstein & more
24th Aug 18, 10:00am
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Katharine Moody on environmental conflict resolution, towards a circular economy, banning the bag, what we can learn from albatrosses, ethics and environmentalism, Einstein & more