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Furious farmers should get with the programme

Friday - Political protests this week over fart taxes and water charges are at odds with research showing the agricultural sector knows it has to pay for its pollution.

Nat turns up to debate and makes lone stand

Andrew Bayly

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

TAX OR TRADE?: It doesn't make much difference

Catherine Leining

Tuesday - Ditching the Emissions Trading Scheme in favour of a carbon tax will not solve New Zealandís emissions woes, a new report says.

With political will, the world can get to 1.5deg

Tuesday - Global warming can be held to 1.5deg if there is the political will, new research published today shows.

THE COUNT: English stays silent on climate

18 Sep 17 - 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.

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.

We could do environmental rights, says Little

Andrew Little

13 Sep 17 - Environmental rights could be enshrined in the Bill of Rights, if not in a constitution, under a Labour government.


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.

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.

THE COUNT: English stays silent

11 Sep 17 - Week 12 of The Count ... and Prime Minister Bill English is still in the starting blocks.

High land prices key blocker to forest planting

7 Sep 17 - New Zealand wonít get more carbon-sequestering forests until land prices fall.

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.

CLIMATE REPORT: What is the Government hiding?

Sir Geoffrey Palmer

30 Aug 17 - The Governmentís refusal to release a report on the impacts of climate change suggests it might contain something politically damaging, says constitutional law expert and former Prime Minister Sir...

Climate change no big worry, says Prime Minister

28 Aug 17 - Prime Minister Bill English says climate change is not a major concern for most New Zealanders.

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 2: Renewable energy.

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

TAXING OR TRADING: Which way should we go?

22 Aug 17 - Is taxing or trading the best way to get New Zealandís emissions down?

EDITORIAL: Media missing the message

Kennedy Graham

18 Aug 17 - By publisher ADELIA HALLETT | ďClimate change is the biggest story on any editorís news-list right now,Ē claims a story in the Spinoff this week.


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