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Lord Stern ... high-quality growth.

Growth and greening now go together, says Stern study

Monday - Governments and businesses can now improve economic growth and reduce their carbon emissions together, says a major new report by a commission of global leaders.

... but critic says report fails to back up core message

Monday - A new report called Better Growth, Better Climate draws the seductive conclusion that “we can create lasting economic growth while also tackling the immense risks of climate change”.

Let's do for climate change what we did for apartheid, says Tutu

Desmond Tutu ... boycott call.

Monday - WORLD WEB: Largest-ever climate change march rolls through NYC * China cautious on fresh commitments ahead of climate change summit * Will the new EU Commission assure Europe’s leadership on sustainable development? * It's time to teach climate change in school * After An Inconvenient Truth: the evolution of the climate change film

Move over, Queensland, here comes the Great Sydney Reef

Monday - Welcome to tropical Sydney, where colourful surgeonfishes and parrotfishes are plentiful, corals have replaced kelp forests, and underwater life seems brighter, more colourful and all-round better. Or is it?

Population explosion lowers chance of managing climate change

Monday - By TIM RADFORD.- New projections say the population of the planet will not stabilise at 9 billion sometime this century. In fact, there is an 80 per cent likelihood that, by 2100, it will reach at least 9.6 billion − and maybe rise as high as 12.3 billion.

China goes up a gear but still has a lot of work to do

Monday - In the lead-up to the UN leaders’ summit on climate change (http://www.un.org/climatechange/summit), China is shifting up a gear in its drive towardsnational emissions trading.

How renewables can lead to prosperity and jobs

Monday - A new handbook shows how forward-looking communities around the world are already moving away from reliance on fossil fuels and generating their own power with 100 per cent renewables − while also becoming more prosperous and creating jobs.


LED street lights could be 50% cheaper

Monday - Installing LED lights in streets could halve energy consumption from street lighting, the government’s energy efficiency agency says.

Drought now could be drought forever in California

Monday - Things could soon get worse for drought-hit California. New research predicts that, by the close of the century, global warming could have reduced the flow of water from the Sierra Nevada mountains...

We can make a good life for most in the doughnut

Monday - Is it possible for humans to fulfil their needs without also destroying the environment? It’s a question we need to find an answer to soon, as the world’s poorer regions demand the same perks that...

Twister terror coming earlier in Tornado Alley

Monday - The terrifying whirlwinds that punctuate the mid-Western summer in the United States so frequently as to earn the nickname Tornado Alley for the southern plains region states such as Nebraska,...

And the winner is ...

Monday - The winner of a copy of MiStory, Philip Temple's cli-fi story set in a futuristic New Zealand, is the out-going Labour MP and climate change spokesperson Moana Mackey.

Solid Energy needs extension of guarantee

Monday - Commercially troubled state coal miner Solid Energy requires an extension of a government guarantee to meet the $103 million future cost of returning mined land to its pre-mined condition in order to...

Pumped-up couple win energy award

David and Sarah Smith ... winners.

Monday - The switch to a gravity-feed water system has resulted in huge cost-savings for Otago farmers David and Sarah Smith, winners of an energy excellence award in the 2014 Otago Ballance Farm Environment...

Want to recycle? Just ask the Garbage Guru

Monday - Sydney has launched an app it hopes will drive recycling.

NZUs remain steady

17 Sep 14 - NZUs are relatively quiet and are holding the $4.40 level. OMFinancial reports:

Labour vows to build $100m clean-tech fund

David Cunliffe ... wealth fund.

16 Sep 14 - A Labour Government would put $100 million a year into clean-tech companies.

New York summit could be the turning point

16 Sep 14 - A United Nations chief dismayed at the lack of resolve toward the climate crisis; a daunting deadline for negotiating a new treaty; 125 or so heads of state; a sprawling agenda of fossil fuels, food,...

Stage set for the biggest climate march of all

16 Sep 14 - Activists next week will try to seize an opportunity to put the climate movement alongside the Civil Rights and the Vietnam anti-war movements.


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You'll never run out of printer paper

25 Aug 14 - A printer which reuses the same paper over again has won Toshiba two awards

Canon offers environment prizes

18 Aug 14 - Canon New Zealand is calling for Kiwis to get creative and apply for its annual...

CRL Energy wins environment award

1 Aug 14 - CRL Energy is the winner of the 2014 Minerals West Coast Environment...

Evolution show home opens in the south

20 Jun 14 - Award-winning Rilean Construction this week unveiled its first energy-efficient...

Sustainability graduates make their mark

7 Mar 14 - Now in its fourth year, Otago Polytechnic’s Graduate Programmes in Sustainable...

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