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14 Dec 20 - A training course on how to take part in the first Government auction of carbon credits will be held on Thursday.

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11 Dec 20 - The Government is expected to update Southland today on talks to stop – or at least delay – the closing of the Tiwai Point aluminium smelter.

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10 Dec 20 - A training course on how to take part in the first Government auction of carbon credits will be held next Thursday.

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9 Dec 20 - Today is the fifth anniversary of the Paris Agreement on climate change – an event being marked by the group Parents for Climate Aotearoa (formerly Millions of Mothers) with a lunchtime toy picnic at Parliament.

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8 Dec 20 - Greater Wellington Regional Council’s climate committee meets today.

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7 Dec 20 - Parliament sits tomorrow and Wednesday.

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4 Dec 20 - The Christchurch office of the Accident Compensation Corporation is the target of 350 Aotearoa’s fossil fuel-divestment campaign today.


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3 Dec 20 - 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...

Climate change threatens insurance on thousands of homes - report

2 Dec 20 - 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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2 Dec 20 - 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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1 Dec 20 - 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...

NZ to push carbon trade deal to Europe and UK

30 Nov 20 - 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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30 Nov 20 - 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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