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Winter shrinking, say scientists

8 Nov 17 - New Zealand's winters are a month shorter than they were 80 years ago, NIWA scientists say.

Sulphur pollution on the rise in India

8 Nov 17 - India is on course to surpass China as the world’s largest emitter of anthropogenic sulphur dioxide.

New Zealand feeling the impacts of the hot year - scientist

7 Nov 17 - Evidence that this year will be one of the hottest on record is alarming, says one of New Zealand’s leading climate experts.

This year one of three hottest on record - WMO

7 Nov 17 - The World Meteorological Organisation says 2017 is among the three warmest years recorded, with human wellbeing facing mounting risks.

UN climate summit means business

6 Nov 17 - This year’s annual UN climate summit, the twenty-third Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (https://cop23.unfccc.int/) in UN jargon (or COP23 for short), starts on 6 November – and for once it may have an unusual spring in its step.

Cape Verde may beat NZ to 100% renewable power

6 Nov 17 - By ERIK NORDMAN | Cape Verde, the small island archipelago nation off Africa’s northwest coast, has set itself a very bold renewable energy target - to obtain 100 per cent of its electricity from renewale resources by 2025.

Rooftop gardens a game-changer for Wellington

3 Nov 17 - Wellingtonians want rooftop gardens – and the idea is being investigated by the city’s university.


Forests can bring 1.5deg Paris target closer

3 Nov 17 - Protecting the world’s forests could achieve a quarter of the greenhouse gas emissions cuts needed to meet the 1.5°C Paris target, scientists say.

Changing climate threatens our water systems

27 Oct 17 - Much of New Zealand’s $20 billion worth of stormwater and wastewater systems will not cope with the impacts of climate change, an expert is warning.

WISE WORDS: It's not all about economic growth

Sir Alan Mark

26 Oct 17 - The Productivity Commission is being told not to let economic growth rule its investigation into cutting New Zealand’s greenhouse gas emissions.

Emissions register ready to take on water trading

18 Oct 17 - New Zealand’s Emissions Trading Register is ready to trade in other “environmental commodities” such as water.

Foreign credits bad call, warns ex-climate envoy

Dr Adrian Macey

16 Oct 17 - Spending up to $20 billion on buying foreign carbon credits will be a “severe imposition” on the economy and will delay New Zealand’s decarbonisation, warns our former climate ambassador.

FASHION FUTURE: Polyester will just keep on keeping on

4 Oct 17 - Scientists in Hong Kong have developed new technology that enables polyester to be harvested from unwanted textiles and recycled into new clothes.

EDITORIAL: It's about more than politics

29 Sep 17 - The next three years are more than an electoral cycle; they make up the period that could determine – quite literally – what sort of world we live in. And that’s what should be on the minds of...

United Future backs emissions trading

18 Sep 17 - United Future’s new leader says he supports the Emissions Trading Scheme, the Zero Carbon Act and wants New Zealand to be carbon netural by 2050.

Climate change threatens Te Puke kiwifruit

15 Sep 17 - The most commonly grown variety of kiwifruit around Te Puke will not be commercially viable in the area by the end of the century, say scientists.

Climate-change baddies doing business in NZ

14 Sep 17 - Companies operating in New Zealand have been named as some of the most obstructive to global action on climate change.

PALMER PRESCRIPTION: Climate needs constitution

12 Sep 17 - If Sir Geoffrey Palmer had had his way, New Zealand would have already cut greenhouse gas emissions by 40 per cent.

Nats vow to 'turbo-charge' farming grants

12 Sep 17 - National is promising to almost triple the money it allocates to the Sustainable Farming Fund if it is returned to power.


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