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Paris agreement in force – now what?

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?

What now Paula?

Written By: - Date published: 9:09 am, June 7th, 2016 - 20 comments

Seeing is believing they say, and Paula Bennett says that she has taken on board the climate change message after a Pacific visit. So what now Paula? It’s a tough question for sure. But at least you’re blessed with an opposition that will cooperate, instead of trying to whip up people’s fears and obstruct progress for political gain.

Climate change – that ship has sailed

Written By: - Date published: 9:55 am, April 18th, 2016 - 57 comments

Our models and our plans for responding to climate change are already out of date.

COP21 making history

Written By: - Date published: 12:52 am, December 13th, 2015 - 129 comments

Big news from COP21 in Paris, with a final draft of the agreement just released. It is sounding surprisingly good, 1.5 degree target, “fair, durable, balanced and legally-binding”.

Rabblerave: New Zealand’s Next Top Model Politician

Written By: - Date published: 10:00 am, December 6th, 2015 - 33 comments

Invisiphilia analyses events of last week where environmental collective responsibility is finally gaining control over neo-liberalist philosophy and the old notion of an environmentalist being a sandal wearing, mong bean eaters has finally been given a decent burial.

The great greenhouse gas research funding switcherooni

Written By: - Date published: 7:56 am, December 2nd, 2015 - 19 comments

John Key has announced an increase in funding on research into the reduction of agricultural emissions of greenhouse gasses of $20 million over four years or $5 million a year.  Which is the amount the Government cut from this research two months ago.

The ALP’s climate change emissions reduction target

Written By: - Date published: 9:04 am, November 30th, 2015 - 10 comments

The Australian Labor Party will today announce its goals for emissions reduction with a plan for zero carbon emissions by 2050.

House arrest for Paris activists

Written By: - Date published: 11:24 am, November 29th, 2015 - 21 comments

Why are the so called leaders meeting at COP21 so afraid of public demonstrations? Let the people have their say…

The People’s climate march

Written By: - Date published: 9:19 am, November 22nd, 2015 - 41 comments

Nationwide protest marches are planned in New Zealand on November 28 in the run up to the Paris Climate Change talks to give the message to world leaders that real action to address climate change is required.

The third Industrial Revolution

Written By: - Date published: 7:30 am, November 19th, 2015 - 106 comments

The Paris climate change talks will force leaders to confront climate change and the threat of terrorism at the same time.  Can they show the same determination to deal with the gradual but inevitable threat of climate change as they purport to show to deal with the immediate threat of terrorism.

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