Robert McLachlan

AuthorRobert McLachlan

Robert McLachlan is Distinguished Professor in Applied Mathematics at Massey University. His principal research area is geometric numerical analysis, the study of algorithms for large-scale simulations in computational physics and chemistry. Since 2014 he has been running the Institute of Fundamental Sciences Climate Change Seminar. He is a public speaker on climate change and electric vehicles and drives a Nissan Leaf.

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2018 should be a big year for climate mitigation in New Zealand as three factors converge: the potential for a Zero Carbon Act, continuously rising emissions and a growing sentiment for action from the public. To cut emissions we need to stop investing in fossil fuel infrastructure and invest instead in renewable energy infrastructure. While all countries struggle with this, Australia and the US...

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