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Election 2017

Andrew Bayly

Nat turns up to debate and makes lone stand

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

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 Futureís 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

15 Sep 17 - What does next weekendís general election mean for climate change?

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.

We need to get involved, says Maori candidate

Cinnamon Whitock

7 Sep 17 - Maori need to get involved in fighting climate change, says Maori Party Kelston candidate Cinnamon Whitlock.

CLIMATE CASE: National happy the way things are

6 Sep 17 - National is taking a business-as-usual approach to climate policy, warning that Labour and the Greens would go too far if they got into government.

Leaked report lifts lid on coastal property risks

James Shaw

4 Sep 17 - A climate change report the Government didnít want public yet has been released by the Green Party.

THE COUNT: Peters outpaces Ardern

4 Sep 17 - New Zealand First leader Winston Peters has pulled ahead of Labour leader Jacinda Ardern in The Count, but the Greensí James Shaw is looking unassailable.

What the parties say about climate change

29 Aug 17 - Three-and-a-bit weeks out from the general election, what do we know about the partiesí approach to climate change?

EDITORIAL: Honestly, it just doesn't make sense

25 Aug 17 - By publisher ADELIA HALLETT | A plan to lift the speed limit on some roads to 110 kilometres an hour is the latest example of New Zealandís lack of joined-up thinking on climate change.

IN THEIR OWN WORDS 1: Climate change

25 Aug 17 - What will the political parties vying to run our country do about climate change?

IN THEIR OWN WORDS 2: Renewable energy.

25 Aug 17 - What will the political parties vying to run our country do about renewable energy?

Labour to throw switch on Kiwirail diesel plans

Michael Wood

23 Aug 17 - The Labour Party has told KiwiRail that if elected next month it will halt State-owned rail companyís plans to ditch electric locomotives on the main trunk line.

THE COUNT: The Jacinda and James show

James Shaw

21 Aug 17 - It was Jacinda Ardern and James Shaw scoring in The Count last week.

THE COUNT: Gareth and Jacinda on the board

14 Aug 17 - Three leaders scored points last week in The Count - Carbon Newsí tally of the number of times the leaders of political partyís mention climate change in their formal speeches and statements as they...

Nature deserves legal rights, say Greens

10 Aug 17 - A Green government would give nature legal recognition.

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