Bolger on Water

In a letter to the Times, ex-PM Jim Bolger cites the role of water in global tensions. Warning against letting War on Terror overshadow basic human needs, Bolger advocates a government-led promotion of water conservation and efficiency: “Passive policies and deaf ears will contribute to the spread of poverty across developing nations, leading to violent uprisings in an already turbulent time.” See the NZEDGE hot profile on Terry Collins for a NZ scientist doing ground breaking work to improve the world’s water.


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Jacinda Ardern Makes Annual Bloomberg 50 List

Jacinda Ardern Makes Annual Bloomberg 50 List

“New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern banned military-style semiautomatic and assault rifles six days after 51 people died in the worst mass shooting in the country’s modern history … and rallied…