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Investment in infrastructure key to achieving circular economy

Wednesday - If New Zealand is to achieve a low carbon, circular economy it needs to invest in infrastructure that enables the reprocessing and redistribution of goods and materials, according to a report being released by the Sustainable Business Network today.

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

10 YEARS AGO...

Wednesday - Ten years ago, the OECD praised the Lake Taupo Water Quality Trading Scheme but said the country was sitting on an environmental time-bomb caused by agricultural nutrients polluting our waterways.

NZ climate change plan a missed opportunity to save thousands of lives and billions of dollars

Tuesday - The Climate Change Commission’s final advice to government fails to take account of the potential health benefits of climate change mitigation measures that have the potential to save thousands of lives and billions of dollars in health costs, according to a paper published in the New Zealand Medical Journal.

Taranaki protests planned to coincide with COP26

Tuesday - Environmentalist group, Climate Justice Taranaki is coordinating a series of protests to coincide with the COP26 talks in Glasgow in November.

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

10 YEARS AGO...

Tuesday - Ten years ago, Christchurch-based Windflow Technology (which went into receivership in 2019) announced its windmills would power a biofuel plant in the Shetland Islands.


Govt gives cautious welcome to US-European methane pledge

Monday - Climate Change minister James Shaw says it’s great to see the EU and US committing to reducing methane emissions by 30% over the next nine years but isn’t committing the government to signing New...

NZU stockpile grows

Monday - The NZU stockpile has grown from 134.5 million in March to 138.4 million at the end of June, according to figures just released by the Environmental Protection Authority.

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

10 YEARS AGO...

Monday - Ten years ago, the UN Environment Programme was urging the Asia Pacific Region to embark on a on a green industrial revolution to take advantage of improvements in resource efficiency.

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.

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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?

16 Sep 21 - 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"

16 Sep 21 - New Zealand’s climate change policies have been rated “highly Insufficient” by Climate Action Tracker.

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16 Sep 21 - A list of talks, events and conferences relating to climate change in the coming weeks.

10 YEARS AGO...

16 Sep 21 - 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...


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Sinking lid on hydrofluorocarbon

Wednesday - Media Release - As part of moves to reduce the use of harmful greenhouse gases,...

Clean Vehicles Bill passes first checkpoint

Wednesday - Media Release - The Land Transport (Clean Vehicles) Amendment Bill will help...

NZ company gets Aussie grant for waste to building material plant

Tuesday - Media Release - New Zealand company saveBOARD has received a A$1.74 million...

Minister must ditch Clean Vehicle Bill: National

Monday - Media Release - The Motor Industry Association’s withdrawal of support for...

Organic NZ Award winners

Monday - Media Release - In an online event hosted by Ruud "the Bugman" Kleinpaste, six...

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

16 Sep 21 - Media Release - Forest & Bird is calling out the Government for backtracking on...

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