An explosive new report from the Global Warming Policy Foundation reveals that efforts to recycle plastic are a major cause of the marine litter problem. The report, written by public health expert Dr Mikko Paunio, sets out the case for incinerating waste rather than trying to recycle it. The below video gives an overview of Dr. Paunio’s findings.
It seems that the Greens want to move away from having a military defence capability.
The Labour-led coalition’s move to place a $2.3bn order for new Poseidon anti-submarine hunters has opened the biggest split so far among the parties supporting the coalition.
Green Party defence spokesperson Golriz Ghahraman says her party opposes the purchase because it is a continuation of the old “war-style” obsession with weapons.
“They’re incredibly expensive because they’ve got that war-making capability that we feel New Zealand really needs to lead the way in moving away from.”
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Two of the most prominent cabinet ministers, and those most heavily implicated in Brexit negotiations, have resigned from Prime Minister Theresa May’s cabinet, and her ministry could fall.
However, the Fixed-Term Parliaments Act complicates matters and could even offer the beleaguered May a reprieve, or at least keep the Conservative Party in government. This act has put the British Crown’s prerogative authority over dissolving parliament into abeyance. In other words, the Queen no longer dissolves Parliament on the advice of the Prime Minister. Instead, Parliament can now only be dissolved pursuant to the statutory authority contained within the Fixed-Term Parliaments Act itself.
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