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Friday - The Christchurch office of the Accident Compensation Corporation is the target of 350 Aotearoa’s fossil fuel-divestment campaign today.

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Thursday - Climate activists from 350 Aotearoa take their action to the Accident Compensation Corporation’s head office in Molesworth St, Wellington today, as they try to convince the State-owned insurer to stop investing in fossil fuels.

Climate change threatens insurance on thousands of homes - report

Wednesday - Insurance could be hard to get by mid-century on at least 10,000 homes vulnerable to flooding and storm surges, a new report shows.

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Wednesday - Today is climate emergency day, when Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern will move in Parliament that New Zealand declares a climate emergency.

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Tuesday - Climate activist organisation 350 Aotearoa will perform street theatre in the Octagon at lunchtime today in a bid to get the government-owned Accident Compensation Corporation to stop investing in fossil fuels.

NZ to push carbon trade deal to Europe and UK

Monday - Joining a New Zealand-led trade pact on climate change could be more effective than putting up trade barriers on carbon, New Zealand will tell Europe and the United Kingdom.

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Monday - Parliament sits this week, with the James Shaw’s climate emergency declaration expected in the House on Wednesday.


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27 Nov 20 - Parliament sits on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday next week.

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26 Nov 20 - The Sustainable Business Network’s Convergence Conference on transitioning to a low-carbon economy over the next decade is on today in Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch and online.

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25 Nov 20 - Parliament opens today, with the swearing in of new MPs and the election of a Speaker. The formal Speech from the Throne, outlining the Government’s plans, will be made tomorrow.

Ardern talks climate with Biden and farmers

24 Nov 20 - Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says the Government is pressing ahead at home and abroad with action on climate change.

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24 Nov 20 - Finding ways to greenhouse gas emissions from farming will dominate discussion at the Primary Industries Summit today.

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23 Nov 20 - It's back to the office for MPs this week, with Parliament opening on Wednesday and the Speech from the Throne, outlining the new Government’s agenda, on Thursday.

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20 Nov 20 - A sustainable farm producing top-quality honey in Northland is the big winner in this year’s Sustainable Business Awards announced in Auckland last night.

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20 Nov 20 - Climate activist group Extinction Rebellion says it will target Genesis Energy’s headquarters in downtown Auckland this afternoon.

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19 Nov 20 - The annual Sustainable Business Awards will be held in Auckland tonight.

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18 Nov 20 - Consultation opens today on what rate the Government’s Energy Levy – the money it collects from the road transport, energy and gas sectors – should be set at this year.

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17 Nov 20 - Consultation opens tomorrow on what rate the Government’s Energy Levy – the money it collects from the road transport, energy and gas sectors – should be set at this year.

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16 Nov 20 - The annual Sustainable Business Awards are on in Auckland on Thursday.


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