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Bursting the climate bubble

Bursting the climate bubble

Monday - The government missed an opportunity to transition to a more sustainable future with the opening of the trans-Tasman bubble today, according to two academics.


Monday - A conference on a Citizen's Assembly for Climate in Aotearoa is being held at Rehua marae, Christchurch today.


Monday - Ten years ago, the then British High Commissioner, Tony Clemson, was criticising New Zealand for not doing enough about climate change. The more things change... British High Commission first secretary TONY CLEMSON in a personal view, countries are going low-carbon and getting ready to reap the financial rewards. But not New Zealand

Call to return one million hectares of marginal land to native bush

Friday - Forest and Bird is calling on the government to return a million hectares of marginal land to native bush in the wake a Ministry of the Environment report showing native eco-systems continuing to shrink.

Best by the rest...

Friday - The New Zealand Herald has published a series of articles in recent days as its contribution to Covering Climate Now's "Living Through the Climate Emergency" week of coverage in the lead up to Earth Day.


Friday - Tomorrow is the International Day of Peasant Struggle.


Friday - Ten years ago, Solid Energy said the Government was wrong to listen to Pike River Coal's advice on methane gas emissions from coal mines.

Sparkie on an e-bike

Photo Credit: Carbon News/Jeremy Rose

Thursday - BY JEREMY ROSE - When Andy Dynan set himself up as an independent electrician, just over a year ago, he did what most tradies do and bought himself a 4 x 4 Toyota Hilux. The ute – New Zealand’s most...


Thursday - Tomorrow is World Environment Day 2021..


Thursday - Ten years ago, Carbon News was reporting the ETS had failed to boost forest planting.

Organic dairy less emissions more moolah

Wednesday - Landcorp dairy farms that have gone organic have made big cuts to their GHG emissions and increased their profitability.


Wednesday - Organics NZ has an online launch of its market report for 2020/2021 today.


Wednesday - Ten years ago, NZ was on target to meet its Kyoto targets (a truly distant memory.)

Big business calls on Biden to double US climate target

Wednesday - More than 300 businesses have called on President Joe Biden to nearly double U.S. targets to reduce planet-warming emissions below 2005 levels by 2030.

Report calls for end of carbon gluttony

Wednesday - The world’s wealthy must radically change their lifestyles to tackle climate change, a report says.

Agriculture and energy sector account for 90 per cent of emissions

13 Apr 21 - Agriculture and the energy sector accounted for 90 per cent of New Zealand’s gross greenhouse gas emissions in 2019, according to the Ministry of the Environment’s Greenhouse Gas Inventory 1990 –...

Bill requires finance sector to disclose climate risks

13 Apr 21 - A Bill requiring the financial sector to disclose the impact of climate change on their business and explain how they manage climate-related risks has its first reading in Parliament this week.

AA calls for ETS revenues to be spent on green transport solutions

13 Apr 21 - The AA has called on the government to spend revenue raised from the ETS on reducing transport emissions or mitigating the effects of climate change.


13 Apr 21 - The renowned scientist, philosopher and environmental activist Dr Vandana Shiva is among those taking part in Organics NZ's online launch of its 2020/2021 market report tomorrow.

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UN chief calls for revolution in city planning

Monday - Media release - The United Nations Secretary-General, on Friday, called for a...

Sustainability despite Covid-19

Friday - Media Release - Oxygen Consulting in collaboration with the Sustainable...

Free range forest hens

Thursday - MEDIA RELEASE - A leading forest free range farm will open today near Tokoroa...

New climate indices launched

Wednesday - MEDIA RELEASE - Scientific Beta launches unique series of pure climate indices...

Climate change study win marine biologist a PM science prize

Wednesday - Media Release - When Dr Christopher Cornwall began his biological research...

Covering Climate Again

13 Apr 21 - MEDIA RELEASE: Covering Climate Now, a global journalism consortium of more...

Nats call for ClimCom report back time extension

12 Apr 21 - Media release - National has written to Climate Change Minister James Shaw...

15000 ClimCom submissions

9 Apr 21 - Just over a week since submissions closed on the Climate Change Commission’s...

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