Feeling underwhelmed by the “revolutionary” Wellbeing Budget? Here’s why.

Photo by Andre Hunter on Unsplash (This article was first published 16 June 2019 at catherinemikenn.com).Last month, members of the Labour Party’s Māori Caucus held a public consultation meeting on the Government’s celebrated Wellbeing Budget (hosted by Te Puawaitanga marae, Otangarei). I arrived with much anticipation, hoping to hear from our elected representatives about the smorgasbord of progressive … Continue reading Feeling underwhelmed by the “revolutionary” Wellbeing Budget? Here’s why.

Methane, carbon and planetary cooling

Its vital that we better understand the dynamics of methane and water in climate change processes. Walter Jehne, former CSIRO Microbiologist and Climate Scientist, and founder of Healthy Soils Australia has some significant insights into the dynamics of climate change. His core message is about the absolute importance of regenerating soils, often referred by him … Continue reading Methane, carbon and planetary cooling