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Former Prime Minister Jim Bolger will discuss why a sustainable approach is needed in all areas, from energy policies to food production and the wise use of water.

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POSTED: 1 August 2011 CATEGORY: Events TAGS: 0 comments

Coal is abundant, accessible, and cheap. Demand increased when it replaced charcoal for iron-making, and again when the steam engine became a commercial success. Coal fuelled the industrial revolution. Three hundred years later, coal still underpins 21st century life in the developed world. Coal use is responsible for about a quarter of global ...

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POSTED: 1 August 2011 CATEGORY: Events TAGS: 0 comments