Tag: weather

Auckland and water – yet again

I have been wondering about the very low water rates for years. Maybe time to actually pay the price for the “precious” resource because so far it has been a very cheap resource. Water saving technologies have been around for long and it also will require a bit of thinking and change of habit.

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The Building Industry – we are not alone

NZ and USA – not only are we suing the same construction methods, but we seem to be having the same educational, societal and methodological issues. The reason for any labour shortage is different in NZ I believe but nevertheless we seem to be having one – particularly a skilled labour shortage (note the emphasis on skilled).

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A not so typical day

It would appear a rather normal day, however when you look at it at the end of it, you discover that actually a lot happened and all for a better. As such I decided to once write a real blog – just something about me and myself – about burning towers, GSNZAP and carboNZero.

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Climate Change and GHG emissions

Everybody is talking climate change, storms are increasing, weather fluctuations increasing and no trace of ETS anywhere. Meanwhile large companies GHG emissions going up instead

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Magdalena in New Mexico has run out of water

Square in the middle of three years of intense drought conditions, New Mexico is dealing with an escalating water problem that has now caused one town, Magdalena, to run out of water, forcing city officials to scramble for solutions to bring relief to local residents and businesses.

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Renewable Energy: The Vision And A Dose Of Reality

As the two of us started to evaluate the feasibility of such a change, we took on an even larger challenge: to determine how 100 percent of the world’s energy, for all purposes, could be supplied by wind, water and solar resources, by as early as 2030.

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