Lachie McKenzie

Blog Entries by Lachie McKenzie

Taking the Media's Temperature

(0) Comments | Posted December 3, 2012 | 7:30 AM

As delegates trickle into Doha for the annual UN climate change negotiations, journalists too have followed in droves. With 1,500 registered press on the books, there have been concerns that the media centre is, at best, only at twenty percent capacity.

How the media report on climate change is a...

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Can Lawyers Save the Planet?

(18) Comments | Posted June 24, 2012 | 5:36 PM

Consider two scenarios:

Scenario one involves a corporation that wants to extract oil from a territory where an indigenous population lives. When they refuse to leave their homeland, a government minister orders in the army, giving express orders to kill those who remain. The army kills 1000 people. The oil...

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Future of Planet: Not a Cause for Jubilation

(1) Comments | Posted June 18, 2012 | 6:47 PM

David Cameron has faced harsh criticism for refusing to attend Rio+20, a meeting of world leaders in Brazil to discuss sustainable development.

Alongside other Commonwealth head of states, Cameron was originally unable to attend due to...

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