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Author: Roger Harwood

Different Perspectives

If humanity has a hope to mature and therefore survive, we need to hear all viewpoints. I was moved to hear the poor people from the Mercury Bay Game Fishing Club were “hurt” by an article that may have contradicted their world view. I wonder if they were hurt as much as if they bit into a tasty morsel of fish to find themselves fighting for their lives while a someone with a different world view yanked on their lip with a chemically sharpened steel hook connected to 200lb breaking strain monofilament spooled on a big reel with a bigger rod strapped into an even bigger chair in...

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EV’s Unleashed – a query

I believe in the past Denis helped Peninsula Watchdog with the legal fight against the mining companies, good on him! The whole global warming topic is charged with emotion and so tends to create a lot of disagreement. If you believe that fossil fuel extraction and use is the whole cause of our demise, I guess electric vehicles would seem like a quick solution. However, if you dig deeper and find out a few more hard facts, you will realise this is not the case. Firstly, according to Charles Eisenstein’s excellent book, “Climate, a new story,” his research shows that all the fossil fuelled...

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EV’s Unleashed – a query

The whole global warming topic is charged with emotion and so tends to create a lot of disagreement. If you believe that fossil fuel extraction and use is the whole cause of our demise, I guess electric vehicles would seem like a quick solution. However, if you dig deeper and find out a few more hard facts, you will realise this is not the case. Firstly, according to Charles Eisenstein’s excellent book, “Climate, a new story,” his research shows that all the fossil fuelled cars and aeroplanes do not emit as much CO2 as the destructive, agricultural practice of turning...

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