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Recycle grant helps firm to take back products

Friday - An Auckland company which promises to take back its products has won a Government grant to help it to recycle.

Air pollution growing threat, says new report

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

Few of our councillors vote electric for mayoral motor

15 Oct 18 - The nation’s mayors might on the front line for dealing with the impacts of climate change, but that doesn’t mean they’re going carbon-neutral in their choice of mayoral car.

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.

Why 6 per cent a year should get the job done

10 Oct 18 - Cutting global emissions by 6 per cent a year should keep warming to no more than 1.5deg, one of New Zealand’s top mathematicians has calculated.

Government backs cuts to reach 1.5deg

9 Oct 18 - The Government backs emissions cuts in line with keeping global warming to no more than 1.5deg, and says negotiations with the National Party for cross-party agreement on climate policy are going well.

IPCC: Reaching 1.5deg is no easy task

8 Oct 18 - Keeping global warming to no more than 1.5deg is possible and sensible, but it will not be easy, the International Panel on Climate Change says.


Unions put case for place in low-carbon economy

5 Oct 18 - Unions will put the Government on notice today over what they think a “just transition” to a low-carbon economy actually means.

Public backs Govt's long-term climate strategy

4 Oct 18 - The Government’s plans to lock climate policy into long-term legislation – and to include all methane – has overwhelming public support.

MONDAY'S MESSAGE: Quite simply, it's up to us

3 Oct 18 - By publisher ADELIA HALLETT | One of the most important scientific papers ever produced will be released on Monday, and the ramifications for New Zealand could be huge.

Why all new buildings should be carbon-neutral

Nathan Surendran

20 Sep 18 - Requiring all new buildings to be carbon-neutral is the most cost-effective emissions-reduction action New Zealand can take, the Government is being told.

Company wins $3.1m to recycle industrial waste

21 Aug 18 - Auckland company Green Gorilla has won a $3.1 million government grant to recycle commercial and industrial waste.

Government takes aim at synthetic gases

20 Aug 18 - Synthetic greenhouses gases, like those used in refrigeration and air conditioning, could come under a new product stewardship regime.

Companies offer e-cars on subscription

20 Aug 18 - Electric vehicles could soon be available on subscription.

Latest ETS review kicks off next month

18 Jul 18 - Consultation on the next review of the Emissions Trading Scheme will start next month.

Act or face financial crisis, warns leading banker

Adrian Orr

13 Jul 18 - New central bank head Adrian Orr is warning of financial crisis and mass social unrest if the world doesn’t urgently address climate change.

OPINION: If energy grew on trees

20 Jun 18 - By JONATHAN McKEOWN | It is always refreshing when structures and processes work as they were designed to. It’s an absolute triumph when it involves the public sector, an industry body and business.

Shaw invites Nats to work on Zero Carbon Act

James Shaw

12 Jun 18 - Climate minister James Shaw has invited the National Party to help him to draft the Zero Carbon Act.

Tax system must go green, says enviro group

17 May 18 - Another organisation is telling the Government to shift the tax burden from the production of private wealth to the consumption of public wealth, aka the environment.


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