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First step is cut domestic emissions, says report

Today 9:00am - New Zealand could meet a large chunk of its Paris Agreement emissions reduction target through cuts in emissions at home, a new report says.

Nat turns up to debate and makes lone stand

Andrew Bayly

Today 9:00am - All political parties except National told an audience in Auckland last night that they rank climate change as the biggest issue they face.

MIGHTY MOROCCO: There's only one country doing the job

Today 9:00am - Just one country – Morocco – is promising to cut emissions to a level that will keep warming to 1.5deg, according to an updated analysis.

TAX OR TRADE?: It doesn't make much difference

Catherine Leining

Tuesday - Ditching the Emissions Trading Scheme in favour of a carbon tax will not solve New Zealand’s emissions woes, a new report says.

With political will, the world can get to 1.5deg

Tuesday - Global warming can be held to 1.5deg if there is the political will, new research published today shows.

Climate debate tonight - but Nats might give it a miss

Tuesday - The National Party is looking like a no-show for a climate debate in Auckland tonight.

THE COUNT: English stays silent on climate

Monday - With less than one week left in the election campaign, Prime Minister Bill English has yet to mention climate change in any of his formal speeches or statements.


United Future backs emissions trading

Monday - United Future’s new leader says he supports the Emissions Trading Scheme, the Zero Carbon Act and wants New Zealand to be carbon netural by 2050.

ELECTION UPDATE: Where parties stand on climate

Friday - What does next weekend’s general election mean for climate change?

Climate change threatens Te Puke kiwifruit

Friday - The most commonly grown variety of kiwifruit around Te Puke will not be commercially viable in the area by the end of the century, say scientists.

Climate-change baddies doing business in NZ

14 Sep 17 - Companies operating in New Zealand have been named as some of the most obstructive to global action on climate change.

More than 320,000 sign climate action plan

Sir Alan Mark

14 Sep 17 - A climate action plan that includes a fund to relocate people dispossessed by climate change now has the support of more than 320,000 people.

We could do environmental rights, says Little

Andrew Little

13 Sep 17 - Environmental rights could be enshrined in the Bill of Rights, if not in a constitution, under a Labour government.

PALMER PRESCRIPTION: Climate needs constitution

12 Sep 17 - If Sir Geoffrey Palmer had had his way, New Zealand would have already cut greenhouse gas emissions by 40 per cent.

Business group pushes for social impacts action

12 Sep 17 - The Government should take environmental and social impacts into account when it is letting contracts, Business New Zealand says.

Nats vow to 'turbo-charge' farming grants

12 Sep 17 - National is promising to almost triple the money it allocates to the Sustainable Farming Fund if it is returned to power.

Coalition candidates want to rid us of ETS

Jacinda Ardern

11 Sep 17 - Two of the parties that could be involved in any centre-left coalition after the election want to scrap the Emissions Trading Scheme.

What Morgan would have said ... if he'd had the chance

Gareth Morgan

11 Sep 17 - The refusal by TVNZ to include The Opportunities Party in televised election debates does the public a disservice.

THE COUNT: English stays silent

11 Sep 17 - Week 12 of The Count ... and Prime Minister Bill English is still in the starting blocks.


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