Posts Tagged ‘paris talks’

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 Pacific as we know it is doomed

Written By: - Date published: 9:57 am, November 4th, 2015 - 211 comments

“‘Unless the world acts decisively in coming weeks, the Pacific as we know it is doomed,’ says Fijian prime minister Frank Bainimarama”. Odds of the world acting decisively in the coming weeks – effectively nil.

What other countries are doing about climate change

Written By: - Date published: 10:30 am, September 29th, 2015 - 27 comments

There is hope that the cumulative effect of all the international pledges for the Paris climate change conference may buy the world some time to prevent runaway global warming.  Some countries are pledging to becoming carbon neutral.  New Zealand’s pledge is pathetically weak in comparison.

NZ doing more harm than good on climate change

Written By: - Date published: 8:42 am, September 26th, 2015 - 47 comments

“Key told not to attend Paris and to pull NZ delegation”.

“It would be better for humanity if John Key were to stay home, and instruct Minister Groser and the delegation to do likewise.”

Hot hotter hottest

Written By: - Date published: 12:01 pm, September 15th, 2015 - 102 comments

Plenty of distractions in the political circus at the moment, but meanwhile

Voices of the people on emissions targets and climate change

Written By: - Date published: 7:17 am, June 1st, 2015 - 37 comments

A record of the Dunedin consultation meeting on NZ’s emission targets. It was an extraordinary evening. So many people spoke with concern, with intelligence, with anger, with compassion, with emotion. Some spoke with hope, some without.

Please – make a written submission before Wednesday.

400ppm

Written By: - Date published: 8:06 am, May 11th, 2015 - 180 comments

A significant milestone has been passed.

Fast followers – not

Written By: - Date published: 7:33 am, April 1st, 2015 - 30 comments

In which NZ, along with many other countries, flunks the first test of the Paris climate change talks.

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