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Call to return one million hectares of marginal land to native bush

Friday - Forest and Bird is calling on the government to return a million hectares of marginal land to native bush in the wake a Ministry of the Environment report showing native eco-systems continuing to shrink.

Best by the rest...

Friday - The New Zealand Herald has published a series of articles in recent days as its contribution to Covering Climate Now's "Living Through the Climate Emergency" week of coverage in the lead up to Earth Day.

WORTH NOTING...

Friday - Tomorrow is the International Day of Peasant Struggle.

10 YEARS AGO...

Friday - Ten years ago, Solid Energy said the Government was wrong to listen to Pike River Coal's advice on methane gas emissions from coal mines.

Sparkie on an e-bike

Photo Credit: Carbon News/Jeremy Rose

Thursday - BY JEREMY ROSE - When Andy Dynan set himself up as an independent electrician, just over a year ago, he did what most tradies do and bought himself a 4 x 4 Toyota Hilux. The ute – New Zealand’s most popular vehicle - is now on TradeMe and Andy’s getting around on an e-bike.

WORTH NOTING...

Thursday - Tomorrow is World Environment Day 2021..

10 YEARS AGO...

Thursday - Ten years ago, Carbon News was reporting the ETS had failed to boost forest planting.


Organic dairy less emissions more moolah

Wednesday - Landcorp dairy farms that have gone organic have made big cuts to their GHG emissions and increased their profitability.

WORTH NOTING...

Wednesday - Organics NZ has an online launch of its market report for 2020/2021 today.

10 YEARS AGO...

Wednesday - Ten years ago, NZ was on target to meet its Kyoto targets (a truly distant memory.)

Big business calls on Biden to double US climate target

Wednesday - More than 300 businesses have called on President Joe Biden to nearly double U.S. targets to reduce planet-warming emissions below 2005 levels by 2030.

Report calls for end of carbon gluttony

Wednesday - The world’s wealthy must radically change their lifestyles to tackle climate change, a report says.

Agriculture and energy sector account for 90 per cent of emissions

Tuesday - Agriculture and the energy sector accounted for 90 per cent of New Zealand’s gross greenhouse gas emissions in 2019, according to the Ministry of the Environment’s Greenhouse Gas Inventory 1990 –...

Bill requires finance sector to disclose climate risks

Tuesday - A Bill requiring the financial sector to disclose the impact of climate change on their business and explain how they manage climate-related risks has its first reading in Parliament this week.

AA calls for ETS revenues to be spent on green transport solutions

Tuesday - The AA has called on the government to spend revenue raised from the ETS on reducing transport emissions or mitigating the effects of climate change.

WORTH NOTING...

Tuesday - The renowned scientist, philosopher and environmental activist Dr Vandana Shiva is among those taking part in Organics NZ's online launch of its 2020/2021 market report tomorrow.

10 YEARS AGO...

Tuesday - Ten years ago, Gull was launching a new bio-diesel.

Unions call for a just transition

12 Apr 21 - Unions are calling for large-scale public investment as part of a “just transition” to a carbon-zero future in their submissions to the Climate Commission’s draft report.

WORTH NOTING...

12 Apr 21 - The renowned scientist, philosopher and environmental activist Dr Vandana Shiva is among those taking part in Organics NZ's online launch of its market report for 2020/2021.


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