Written By: - Date published: 11:18 am, May 27th, 2016 - 196 comments
Donald Trump has finally got the last Republican delegates need to secure his candidacy. Bernie Sanders has lost his race (but is being pressured to stand as an independent). Now that the candidates are all but confirmed, the sideshow is over. It’s Clinton vs Drumpf in the most entertaining election in a generation.
Written By: - Date published: 7:20 am, May 22nd, 2016 - 115 comments
With news that NZ’s greenhouse emissions are at a 25 year high the announcement of a new taskforce “to provide advice and ways in which we can drive down our emissions” is as welcome as it is overdue.
Written By: - Date published: 8:00 am, May 20th, 2016 - 79 comments
In Europe different communities and countries have managed to rely solely on renewable electricity sources, but in Dunedin some locals are fighting a community’s attempt to become sustainable.
Written By: - Date published: 12:11 am, May 20th, 2016 - 173 comments
What does it really mean to reduce NZ’s total fossil fuel use by 50% by 2030: a warm up discussion for an upcoming thought experiment.
Written By: - Date published: 12:28 pm, May 19th, 2016 - 114 comments
There are bits of good news out there, but there’s a lot of denial around the mess we’re in.
Written By: - Date published: 10:37 am, May 16th, 2016 - 181 comments
… and a freight train coming down the tracks.
Written By: - Date published: 1:34 pm, May 11th, 2016 - 40 comments
“It’s gone too far. The spin and message control has got stronger. They are less willing to put scientists out there to talk to the public because of the inability to control the message” – Shaun Hendy.
Written By: - Date published: 7:29 am, May 8th, 2016 - 31 comments
The Canadian wildfire is “unprecedented” in its size and ferocity. There have been mass evacuations, and whole suburbs burnt out. Wildfires have doubled in Canada since the early 70’s – “And we’ve published work that states that this is because of human-caused climate change.”
Written By: - Date published: 9:20 am, May 3rd, 2016 - 48 comments
Before government spending cuts there was The Riot for Austerity, a grass roots Climate Change movement that showed how it was possible for ordinary people to change and significantly reduce their carbon emissions without someone forcing them to.
Written By: - Date published: 8:09 am, April 30th, 2016 - 46 comments
Or waterways are starting to stink as much as our murky tax havens.
Written By: - Date published: 7:49 am, April 28th, 2016 - 31 comments
The Herald castigated the Government over its inaction over climate change in an editorial released this morning.
Written By: - Date published: 11:43 am, April 27th, 2016 - 30 comments
Today the Royal Society of NZ released the second of two reports into climate change and the actions NZ should be taking. Great work. Now all we need is great action.
Written By: - Date published: 3:23 pm, April 26th, 2016 - 4 comments
I/S at No Right Turn on the renewables target and futility of targets without plans.
Written By: - Date published: 8:34 am, April 23rd, 2016 - 17 comments
NZ under the Key government has hit new depths of ignominy as per capita the world’s biggest climate change cheat. And we plan to keep using the fraudulent “credits” we have purchased.
Written By: - Date published: 10:40 am, April 19th, 2016 - 70 comments
Old Zeeland showing New Zealand the way.
Written By: - Date published: 1:20 pm, April 1st, 2016 - 103 comments
South Dunedin, Lower Hutt, Christchurch, Napier…
Written By: - Date published: 11:03 am, March 29th, 2016 - 35 comments
So, Key has now come out and revealed to us how afraid the global oligarch class (and their well paid professional enablers) are. They appear to have no plans to reverse their activites to make things better for us.
Written By: - Date published: 7:30 am, March 29th, 2016 - 91 comments
Fran O’Sullivan has spilt the beans. John Key thinks that overseas terrorism and by implication climate change are good for the New Zealand economy and that the country should not do anything about overseas corporates paying low tax rates because investment will occur. And he wants New Zealand to become a haven for people overseas fleeing from terrorism and climate change. But only if they are wealthy.
Written By: - Date published: 9:11 am, March 21st, 2016 - 17 comments
Greenpeace: We are live at the oil industry conference in Auckland. Through non-violent peaceful civil disobedience, we intend to send the strongest message we can that New Zealand must join the global fight to quit oil and meet the greatest challenge of our time – climate change.
Written By: - Date published: 10:55 am, March 18th, 2016 - 6 comments
Greenpeace is planning a day of peaceful civil disobedience in support of real climate change action this Monday March 21. And big oil has a conference at Sky City in Auckland on that date.
Written By: - Date published: 9:04 am, March 18th, 2016 - 12 comments
Paula Bennett has conceded that the Emissions Trading Scheme is not working and that the two for one scheme which halves the cost of carbon credits for major polluters will be phased out. But when?
Written By: - Date published: 9:27 am, March 16th, 2016 - 46 comments
The dairy crisis is escalating with a further drop in prices occurring overnight. And John Key has chosen to defend the Government’s handling of the crisis by attacking Andrew Little. He would be better off explaining what his Government is doing to address what is becoming a crisis.