Written By: - Date published: 6:05 am, October 7th, 2023 - 18 comments
National plans to renege on our Paris Agreement pledge
Written By: - Date published: 10:10 am, October 5th, 2023 - 16 comments
National says it is not interested in meeting its financial obligations under the international Paris Agreement on climate change, signed by the previous National government. Reneging on the accord will have huge trade, diplomatic and reputational damage implications.
Written By: - Date published: 8:02 am, March 2nd, 2020 - 27 comments
The Australian Liberal Government has signalled a movement away from solar and wind power to untested technologies including carbon capture, hydrogen and lithium. Meanwhile the woman who led the negotiations for the Paris Agreement is calling for civil disobedience to force institutions to respond to the climate crisis.
Written By: - Date published: 6:05 am, March 15th, 2018 - 48 comments
Written By: - Date published: 7:44 am, June 4th, 2017 - 44 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: 7:01 am, May 23rd, 2017 - 16 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.
Written By: - Date published: 7:04 am, November 5th, 2016 - 13 comments
The Paris agreement is now in force. NZ is committed to reducing its emissions. What, specifically, is this governments plan for doing so? How does support for continued coal mining and oil exploration, the use of phony carbon credits and the like, fit in with reducing emissions?