Written By: - Date published: 12:11 pm, July 23rd, 2017 - 50 comments
What to do with all the water falling from the sky? Some choices are smarter than others.
Written By: - Date published: 9:43 pm, July 21st, 2017 - 22 comments
Evacuations are now happening throughout Otago and Canterbury, with more rain expected over night and into Saturday.
Written By: - Date published: 11:00 am, July 18th, 2017 - 14 comments
Regenerative farmers in NZ are already leading the way on land and water restoration, and how to grow food in a changing climate.
Written By: - Date published: 8:57 am, July 17th, 2017 - 77 comments
The 2017 election campaign has been set alight by the Greens adopting brave policies that Jeremy Corbyn would be proud of and NZ First adopting policies that would meet with Donald Trump’s approval.
Written By: - Date published: 6:49 am, July 16th, 2017 - 18 comments
Greening the economy not for the sake of the economy but for the wellbeing of the people, the Green Party want us to be an exemplar to the world and lead the way.
Written By: - Date published: 2:21 pm, July 15th, 2017 - 25 comments
The text of James Shaw’s speech to the Greens Conference focussing on the Green’s policy response to Climate Change.
Written By: - Date published: 6:51 am, July 9th, 2017 - 53 comments
I/S at No Right Turn writes: “Fossil fuels are the primary cause of climate change. A significant chunk of those fossil fuels are burned in cars, so if we want to beat climate change, we need to stop doing that. And today, the French government signalled that it would do just that, announcing that it would ban the sale of petrol and diesel-fuelled cars by 2040″
Written By: - Date published: 7:30 am, July 8th, 2017 - 17 comments
There’s a very good / depressing long read in The Guardian on the dangerous “weaponising” of cynicism by climate change deniers. One of the most interesting sections was a discussion of the way that voters are more forgiving of lies than hypocrisy.
Written By: - Date published: 6:35 am, July 3rd, 2017 - 18 comments
The scientific data clearly shows that the New Zealand Government needs to be doing a lot more than it’s doing at the moment. It is dragging the chain as far as the rest of the world is concerned.
Written By: - Date published: 1:03 pm, July 2nd, 2017 - 148 comments
This time last year, there was a smattering of posts put up about average global ocean and land surface temperatures. They didn’t make for comfortable reading.
Written By: - Date published: 6:30 am, June 28th, 2017 - 19 comments
What to do when your future’s at risk and your government doesn’t care.
Written By: - Date published: 6:19 am, June 28th, 2017 - 4 comments
“Climate change is a medical emergency – and our government’s inaction threatens New Zealanders’ wellbeing, both now and into the future.”
Written By: - Date published: 12:15 pm, June 26th, 2017 - 9 comments
The climate change case against the National government began in Wellington this morning.
Written By: - Date published: 6:18 am, June 22nd, 2017 - 22 comments
Compared to this, Barclaygate is a tiny speck of dust by the skirting board behind the couch.
Written By: - Date published: 6:58 am, June 5th, 2017 - 29 comments
Thus endeth the divine right of kings. It’s time to remember where our power is.
Written By: - Date published: 8:07 am, June 4th, 2017 - 27 comments
Denis Tegg has discovered details of Ministry for the Environment’s currently unpublished Guidelines for Local Authorities on Climate Change. The data relied on would appear to already be outdated but suggests that towns such as Thames are going to face inundation in coming decades.
Written By: - Date published: 7:44 am, June 4th, 2017 - 43 comments
Once upon a time this country stood up to American and said no to nuclear weapons. Now we dare not say yes to saving the planet.
Written By: - Date published: 7:27 am, June 3rd, 2017 - 41 comments
Guess which two NZ broadcasters have disgraced themselves by lining up behind Trump’s lunatic fringe denier posturing.
Written By: - Date published: 9:59 am, May 28th, 2017 - 3 comments
Written By: - Date published: 10:03 am, May 26th, 2017 - 72 comments
James Shaw on National as the masters of the shell game.
Written By: - Date published: 7:01 am, May 23rd, 2017 - 15 comments
Why isn’t National taking active steps to curb our emissions? We committed to reduce to 30 per cent below 2005 levels by 2030, instead we are expected to increase. This is a massive failure of vision, commitment, and competence.