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Battle lines being drawn over role of pine in climate change mitigation

Friday - The Environmental Defence Society has called for an “urgent reset” of the Emissions Trading Scheme to avoid large swathes of the countryside being covered in pine plantations

What are the biophysical limits to growth?

Friday - Steve Keen, one of the world's leading heterodox economists, is among a high-powered panel of multi-disciplinary experts debating the biophysical limits of growth next Monday.

WORTH NOTING...

Friday - A list of talks, events and conferences relating to climate change in the coming weeks.

10 YEARS AGO...

Friday - Ten years ago, the ACT Party was calling for the scrapping of the ETS.

Is a climate emergency delayed, a climate emergency denied?

Thursday - The Government has pushed back its Emission Reduction Plan by five months leading to accusations that its declaration of a climate emergency, last year, was “virtue signalling.”

NZ's climate change policies rated "highly insufficient"

Thursday - New Zealand’s climate change policies have been rated “highly Insufficient” by Climate Action Tracker.

WORTH NOTING...

Thursday - A list of talks, events and conferences relating to climate change in the coming weeks.


10 YEARS AGO...

Thursday - Ten years ago, the UN and more than 200 financial institutions warned that huge losses, both financial and environmental, would result from a failure to agree on a climate change agreement that spurs...

Young Kiwis much more concerned about climate change than oldies

Wednesday - Eighty per cent of New Zealanders between the age of 18 to 29 are concerned that climate change will harm them personally compared to just 49% of the 65 plus age group.

Waste to energy plant proposed for Waimate

An Ubaser waste to energy plant in UK

Wednesday - A joint venture between a New Zealand firm and Spanish and Chinese waste technology companies is investigating harvesting energy from South Island landfills.

NZ likely to come under pressure to cut methane emissions faster

Wednesday - New Zealand is on a list of high methane emitting countries identified by Europe and the US as needing to make greater efforts to cut back emissions of the greenhouse gas.

WORTH NOTING...

Wednesday - A list of talks, events and conferences relating to climate change in the coming weeks.

10 YEARS AGO...

Wednesday - Ten years ago, the head of a panel reviewing the ETS said farmers should be brought under the scheme and said in time they could find themselves profiting from ability to offset emissions through...

Media goes potty over toilet trained cows

Tuesday - There was never any doubt that a scientific paper on the viability of toilet training cows to fight climate change, released today, would be a hit with news editors. And they didn’t disappoint with,...

WORTH NOTING...

Tuesday - A list of talks, events and conferences relating to climate change in the coming weeks.

10 YEARS AGO...

Tuesday - Ten years ago, the then climate change minister Nick Smith was predicting NZUs would be fetching $50 by 2017 - in fact prices peaked at just $21 that year, and only reached $50 last month.

Price of carbon drives new forestry fund

Monday - A new fund to finance the planting of pines trees on marginal agricultural land has been launched today.

Are our spooks driving EVs?

Monday - Have you ever wondered whether our spies prefer Teslas to gas guzzlers? Well, keep on wondering - apparently it's a state secret.

WORTH NOTING...

Monday - A list of talks, events and conferences relating to climate change in the coming weeks.


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Refinery closure will increase barrier to low emissions transport

Friday - Media Release - The announcement that the Marsden refinery is to be closed will...

Lack of action on climate stressing out young people

Friday - Media Release - Parents for Climate Aotearoa (P4CA) with a weary heart welcome...

Wetlands imperiled as Govt caves to industry: Forest & Bird

Thursday - Media Release - Forest & Bird is calling out the Government for backtracking on...

Investors want climate change information

Tuesday - Media Release - More than four in every five (81%) retail investors think...

Organic Week @ Home

Monday - Media Release - COVID-19 may have stopped our planned in-person events, but...

National won't attend COP26

10 Sep 21 - Media Release - Covid-19 has meant that New Zealanders have had to sacrifice a...

Global conservation leaders vote for moratorium on ocean mining

9 Sep 21 - Media Release - Voting members of the International Union for Conservation of...

Greater Wellington welcomes $1.2 billion boost

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