Posts Tagged ‘emission reduction’

NZ participating in climate fraud

Written By: - Date published: 8:15 am, January 23rd, 2016 - 52 comments

An article that appeared on December 26th in the Dom Post is much too important to be left languishing in the Christmas news vacuum. “We [NZ] have been the biggest abuser of fraudulent carbon credits. Someone should be answerable as an accessory to the fraud.”

Emissions targets an admission that we don’t care

Written By: - Date published: 7:02 am, July 8th, 2015 - 46 comments

The emissions reduction target decided by the Nat government is an admission that we as a country don’t give a stuff about the future.

Burn baby burn

Written By: - Date published: 9:33 am, April 8th, 2009 - 2 comments

The future is starting to look decidedly sci fi. As the UN climate talks in Bonn draw to a close, developed countries have refused to forward an overall mid-term emissions reduction target ( the cuts they’re willing to make collectively by 2020). Despite science telling us this needs to be in the range of 40 […]

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