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Dr Murray McClintock

How we'll pay for National's mismanagement

Monday - Climate mismanagement under the National government means New Zealand will have to use international carbon credits to meet its emissions reduction targets, says a leading carbon forestry executive.

New RMA will cover effects of climate change

9 Nov 18 - The Government’s overhaul of the Resource Management Act will include the way it deals with climate change.

Shipowners could face tougher emissions rules

8 Nov 18 - Ships operating in New Zealand might soon be liable to tough new rules on air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions.

Oil and gas exploration ban becomes law

8 Nov 18 - New oil and gas exploration is now banned from New Zealand’s waters and from most of its land.

Meat farmers want two-pronged methane move

6 Nov 18 - Beef, lamb and deer farmers say they accept New Zealand’s methane emissions will have be cut – but not to net-zero.

Nitrogen inhibitors could return to the farm

5 Nov 18 - Nitrogen inhibitors could be in use on New Zealand farms again by 2020, farmers say.

Exploration ban close to becoming law

5 Nov 18 - The Government’s partial ban on new oil and gas exploration could become law this week.


You're dreaming, business lobby tells Govt

2 Nov 18 - Business New Zealand doesn’t support any of the Government’s proposed 2050 emissions reduction targets, saying they are based on wishful thinking and magic.

Emissions failure will hurt farmers, says Fonterra

31 Oct 18 - A global failure to cut greenhouse gas emissions will see New Zealand farmers face demands for major production cuts, the world’s largest milk-producer is warning.

Don't do a Rogernomics, warns enviro chief

Vicky Robertson

30 Oct 18 - Decarbonising the New Zealand economy cannot be a repeat of Rogernomics, says Environment Secretary Vicky Robertson.

Exploration ban sound signal, says forum chair

Matt Whineray

26 Oct 18 - Changes to the Crown Minerals Act that will see most new oil and gas exploration banned are the type of signals businesses need, says one of the people heading a ground-breaking finance sector...

Group wants climate action to save native species

25 Oct 18 - Tougher resource management rules and incentives to store carbon in native forests are among just-released recommendations to protect New Zealand’s native species from climate change.

Pioneering carbon investment fund opens doors

24 Oct 18 - A carbon investment fund six years in the making is open for business.

NZ signs hydrogen agreement with Japan

24 Oct 18 - New Zealand and Japan are working together to transition away from a reliance on fossil fuels with the signing of an agreement on hydrogen, says energy minister Megan Woods.

New power group takes aim at finance system

23 Oct 18 - Key companies and government officials are joining forces to prepare New Zealand’s financial system for the low-carbon economy.

We're using more fossil fuels, says energy report

19 Oct 18 - New Zealand’s consumption of fossil fuels is climbing, new figures show.

Air pollution growing threat, says new report

18 Oct 18 - Air pollution from vehicles and woodfires is affecting the climate and threatens the health of New Zealanders, a new report shows.

TRIBUTE: Climate-change pioneer Bernard Forde

Dr Bernard Forde

16 Oct 18 - By ADELIA HALLETT | Today is the funeral of a man who pushed, to the best of his scientific and political ability, to get action on climate change.

At last, we're beginning to talk like grown-ups

12 Oct 18 - By publisher ADELIA HALLETT | Depending on your viewpoint, the world moved closer to – or further away from – climate destruction this week.


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