Carys Goodwin

Carys is an ex-parliamentary staffer who now lives in London, working on climate change and the environment.

Dec 17, 2019

The English care deeply about the environment. But that caring is tied up in colonialism

It sees the natural world as a collection of resources to incorporate into the economy. Aotearoa is brave enough to go another way, writes Carys Goodwin.

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Sep 19, 2019

A burnt-out climate activist on reclaiming the passion – and the fury

Carys Goodwin reflects on giving up, and what convinced her to take up the fight again. 

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Dec 31, 2017

Summer reissue: Is Pitbull a hero from the future?

Has Pitbull come back to the future to warn us about our impending ecological demise? The Spinoff dares to investigates.

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Mar 17, 2017

Is Pitbull a hero from the future? A Spinoff investigation

The coincidences have mounted to the point where it must be asked – has Pitbull come back to the future to warn us about our impending ecological demise? On the release day of his new album Climate Change, Carys Goodwin dares to investigate.

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Feb 13, 2017

Election 2017 is the Year of the Meme. Share if you agree

Political internet memes played a controversial role in the US election and now they're taking hold here, just in time for the election campaign. Carys Goodwin reports on the rise of meme warfare in New Zealand.

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Jan 10, 2017

The year in climate: five big moments, developments and decisions that changed everything in 2016

There's one thing we know for sure about climate in 2016: it was the hottest year on record – both globally, and here in New Zealand. But what else was big news in climate change? Carys Goodwin takes stock.

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