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Yealands wins sustainability award

Monday - Yealands Family Wines took the top prize in this year's Sustainable Business Network Awards.

Green Revolution trebles human burden on planet

Monday - Humans are changing not just climate overall, but also the difference between seasons in any given year.

Obama pledge gets dollars flowing into climate fund

Monday - It was quite a week for those waiting for some action on climate change.

Investors slow to take up climate change fight

Monday - Global investment in climate change reduction has fallen for the second year in a row, a drop of $28 billion from 2012, and far below estimates of what is needed, according to new research

NZ carbon measuring project turns 60

Monday - Sixty years ago, New Zealand scientists started the world’s first long time-series of atmospheric radiocarbon measurements.

Six steps world leaders must agree to take to protect Earth

Monday - International talks in Paris in 2015 could see the world’s nations agree to limit global warming to a rise of 2C.

WORLD WEB: Toyota hopes to recreate Prius success with hydrogen-powered Mirai

Monday - * Next president could make or break US climate plans * Industry shock as marine energy leader Pelamis to call in administrators * Germany’s climate targets unattainable with dirty coal power, analysts say * Europe reveals plans to ration shoppers to 40 free carrier bags a year * Nasa animation shows stunning year in the life of carbon emissions


UN warns Pacific islands of extreme weather risks

Monday - Extreme weather conditions predicted for the Pacific Ocean pose a significant threat for island states' industry and infrastructure, warns the United Nations.

Court rules Britain must clean up air pollution

Monday - The UK government will be forced to urgently clean up illegal air pollution in British cities following a ruling in the European court of justice.

Australia’s coal and gas exports being left stranded

Monday - The United States and China have announced goals to reduce emissions by 26 per cent to 28 per cent and to cap emissions by 2030 respectively.

How a garden on your roof could fight floods this winter

Monday - In recent years, there seems to have been a rise in the extreme weather all over the world from terrible flooding in Bangladesh and Pakistan, the record cold snap in North America, to one of the...

Deal or no deal … can China and the US deliver?

17 Nov 14 - It’s been called an historic agreement − a game changer in the battle to combat climate change. But can China and the US fulfill the promises in their announcement of plans to cut carbon...

Does this climate deal let China do nothing for 16 years?

17 Nov 14 - “As I read the agreement it requires the Chinese to do nothing at all for 16 years while these carbon emissions regulations are creating havoc in my state and around the country.” – US Republican...

We can cut carbon and pollution at no cost, says China

17 Nov 14 - China can achieve economic development, energy security and reduce pollution at the same time, according to a major new study.

Green groups want say on Ruataniwha changes

17 Nov 14 - Environmental groups want to have their say on a late tweak to the conditions imposed on the proposed $230 million Ruataniwha dam in Hawke's Bay in a High Court challenge.

G20 climate challenge calls for a rethink of economics

17 Nov 14 - Focusing on growth, the Brisbane G20 leaders' summit has not grappled with three key issues - how much more growth the planet can survive, how poorer nations can raise their living standards to...

Lakes expert to spotlight water quality

17 Nov 14 - An American water quality expert who has studied and modelled the effects of nutrients in American lakes will be sharing his knowledge at a public forum in Rotorua this week.

Launchpad jury likes wilding pines project

17 Nov 14 - Taking an environmental problem and turning it into a commercial success has seen a Queenstown social enterprise team taken under the wing of a business incubator.

New Australian report debunks coal industry myths

17 Nov 14 - The coal industry has many friends in high places, and none more so than Tony Abbott, Prime Minister of Australia − one of the world’s major producers of a fuel that earns the country billions...


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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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