Stuff Up of the Day

You would think that the reporters at Stuff would be familiar with all the Scientific terms related to the environment and climate but you would be wrong.

In this article, the reporter seems to have misheard what was said to them and as a result, gets it completely wrong.

“buyer capacity” should be “biocapacity” It is- used incorrectly twice.

She also noted that we’re still an “oil-based society”, but our buyer capacity has “drastically reduced”.

“In the early 60s, we were sitting at 18gha… and now we’re at nine.. we’ve halved our buyer capacity and that’s what helps us to push those overshoot days to later in the year.”

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