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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 “revolution” in urban planning and urban transport to beat back impacts of climate change and build a green and sustainable future for all.

Sustainability despite Covid-19

Friday - Media Release - Oxygen Consulting in collaboration with the Sustainable Business Council (SBC), Sustainable Business Network (SBN) and Auckland University of Technology (AUT) have launched their 2021 Insights on New Zealand’s Sustainability Professionals.

Free range forest hens

Thursday - MEDIA RELEASE - A leading forest free range farm will open today near Tokoroa in South Waikato, pioneering sustainable egg production in New Zealand.

New climate indices launched

Wednesday - MEDIA RELEASE - Scientific Beta launches unique series of pure climate indices that translates companies' climate performance and alignment engagement into portfolio decisions

Climate change study win marine biologist a PM science prize

Wednesday - Media Release - When Dr Christopher Cornwall began his biological research career, three unanswered questions bothered him about how climate change might affect marine organisms.

Covering Climate Again

13 Apr 21 - MEDIA RELEASE: Covering Climate Now, a global journalism consortium of more than 460 news outlets with a combined audience of roughly 2 billion people, today launched our latest joint coverage week, themed “Living Through the Climate Emergency.” From April 12 to 22.

Nats call for ClimCom report back time extension

12 Apr 21 - Media release - National has written to Climate Change Minister James Shaw calling for him to extend the report-back time on the Climate Change Commission Report, National’s Climate Change spokesperson Stuart Smith says.

15000 ClimCom submissions

9 Apr 21 - Just over a week since submissions closed on the Climate Change Commission’s first draft advice to the Government, the commission says it is making good progress on reviewing feedback.

Marine species fleeing equator

8 Apr 21 - With tropical fish and other marine creatures already shifting south along Australia’s east coast, a new global study involving a USC ecology researcher has confirmed a drop in species numbers in...

Renewable LPG the answer

7 Apr 21 - MEDIA RELEASE - Renewable LPG can supply New Zealand’s LPG needs and achieve the emissions reductions proposed by the Climate Commission without the need to ban new connections, a new study shows.

MBIE seeking feeback on insulation

7 Apr 21 - MEDIA RELEASE - MBIE is asking for feedback on whether New Zealanders think the Building Code should be updated to require more insulation in new homes and buildings. The proposals also suggest...

Apple commits to carbon neutrality by 2030

6 Apr 21 - MEDIA RELEASE - Apple has unveiled plans to become carbon neutral across its entire business, manufacturing supply chain, and product life cycle by 2030. The company is already carbon neutral today...

Climate strikers are back

Photo Credit: RNZ

6 Apr 21 - MEDIA RELEASE - The Youth of NZ will once again be standing up for climate action on April 9th of 2021. From Auckland to Dunedin and everywhere in between we will demand fast and effective climate...

Opportunities and challenges as Aotearoa embraces climate-resilient and low emissions

24 Mar 21 - MEDIA RELEASE - Aotearoa will create a number of opportunities and challenges across all sectors and communities, as it moves to a thriving, climate-resilient and low emissions society, He Pou a...

Climate change benefits include better health, quieter streets, cleaner water

24 Mar 21 - Government must encourage the benefits that come from climate change action, including health improvements, quieter streets, cleaner water and increased biodiversity through more native forests, He...

Transport crucial to meeting targets - ClimCom

23 Mar 21 - Reducing transport emissions is crucial to New Zealand meeting its climate targets and action will have an immediate and lasting impact.

Aotearoa must accelerate climate change efforts to reach targets

23 Mar 21 - He Pou a Rangi, the NZ Climate Change Commission says the Government must speed up attempts to become cleaner and environmentally-greener.

GCF approves loan for Liberia

22 Mar 21 - Songdo, Korea - To protect lives and build climate resilient livelihoods in the Liberian capital of Monrovia, the Green Climate Fund approved today $US17.2 million in funding for a new project that...

Cuba secures climate funds for coast

22 Mar 21 - The Green Climate Fund has approved $US23.9 million in finance for a coastal resilience project along Cuba’s southern coastline.

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