Yearly Archives: 2016

tai chi
Tai chi is a noncompetitive martial art known for both its defense techniques and its health benefits. As an exercise, it comprises gentle physical exercise and stretching with mindfulness. It has been shown to improve balance control, fitness, and flexibility, and to reduce the risk of falls in older people. […]

Tai Chi

factory pollution
The Morgan Foundation’s first report, Climate Cheats, showed that NZ was the biggest user of fraudulent carbon credits from Ukraine and Russia The Government responded by saying that they didn’t purchase the credits, companies did. This is despite NZ being the only Emissions Trading Scheme in the world that allowed […]

Business Dirty Dozen

climate change drought
The Great Dying wiped out at least 90% of the species on Earth due to an abrupt rise in global-average temperature about 252 million years ago. The vast majority of complex life became extinct. Based on information from the most conservative sources available, Earth is headed for a similar or […]

Climate Change Summary

co2 emissions
An important scientific milestone was reached on a windswept point at the bottom of the North Island this week. NIWA atmospheric researchers run a Clean Air Monitoring Station at Baring Head, about 15 minutes’ drive from Wainuiomata, and have been closely watching the carbon dioxide readings as they edged towards […]

New Zealand Reaches Climate Change Milestone

Yoga is a mind and body practice with historical origins in ancient Indian philosophy. Various styles of yoga combine physical postures, breathing techniques, and meditation or relaxation. Yoga has become popular as a form of physical exercise based upon asanas (physical poses) to promote improved control of mind and body […]


coastal flooding
After New Zealand – A Climate Change Update “I’m Paul Smith, a Fellow of the IET and a, one time, promoter of the real science behind Climate Change. I last did my last talk of a series over five years ago in New Zealand and much has happened since then […]

After New Zealand