“Climate Change: The Last Gasp of Smart Growth”

Owen McShane is chairman of the policy panel of the New Zealand Climate Science Coalition and director of the Centre for Resource Management Studies (www.RMAStudies.org.nz), a privately sponsored New Zealand-based “think tank” specialising in resource management matters. The group’s activities are funded by the Centre for Resource Management Studies Trust, which is registered as a charitable trust for educational purposes. McShane has New Zealand degrees in architecture and town planning and also studied urban economics at the University of California – Berkeley towards a Master’s degree in city and regional planning. He writes a fortnightly column for New Zealand’s National Business Review, titled “Straight Thinking,” and has been published in many magazines and newspapers.

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