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101 Nobel Prize winners call for fossil fuel ban

Today 11:45am - As the world's most powerful leaders prepare to come together for the President Joe Biden's virtual climate summit, the Dalai Lama and 100 other Nobel Prize winners have a clear message for them: Keep fossil fuels in the ground.

Climate scientists: concept of net zero is a dangerous trap

Today 11:45am - Three senior climate scientists argue the concept of net zero emissions effectively serves as a blank cheque for the continued burning of fossil fuel.

Why we can’t afford to dismiss carbon offsetting in a climate crisis

Today 11:45am - We have 10 years to prevent irreversible damage to the planet due to climate change. Despite this urgency, critical tools such as carbon offsetting, have been tarnished by claims of greenwashing, writes Bronson Griscom, Senior Director, Natural Climate Solutions at Conservation International.

Global emissions surging

Thursday - The IEA predicts that carbon dioxide emissions could rise to 33 billion tonnes in 2021 – the second largest rise in emissions ever.

Biden’s climate summit faces challenge by Brazil

Thursday - President Biden’s climate summit, starting today, will see him aiming to bring Brazil’s leader Jair Bolsonaro into line.

Climate journalism enters solutions era

Thursday - The Columbia Journalism Review reports that journalism is entering a new phase of solution-focused climate reporting.

Global energy inequality deeper than bitcoin

Wednesday - Californians alone use more power playing games and heating their pools than entire countries in Africa


Investors pressure Toyota over climate stance

Tuesday - Japan's Toyota Motor signalled a shift in its climate change stance on Monday (Apr 19), saying it would review its lobbying and be more transparent on what steps it is taking as it faces increased...

The campaign against the climate

Tuesday - A 30-year-long project by some in the oil industry, who have spent millions of dollars manipulating public opinion and perceptions of climate change, is revealed in a new Al Jazeera documentary by...

Sachs condemns BBC framing of climate vs human rights

Monday - The BBC's framing of upcoming talks between the US and China as a contest between human rights concerns and climate action came in for a blistering attack from Jeffrey Sachs, a former director of the...

Five culinary winners and losers of climate change

Monday - From wines in Canada to mushrooms in the Czech Republic, some foods will fare better than others on a hot planet.

Just 3 per cent of world’s ecosystems remain intact

16 Apr 21 - Just three per cent of the world’s land remains ecologically intact with healthy populations of all its original animals and undisturbed habitat, a study suggests.

Youth of the world unite

15 Apr 21 - Youth activists are uniting to form a list of demands before President Biden’s Earth Day summit.

Scientists of the world unite

15 Apr 21 - Thirteen thousands scientists have declared that climate change is the biggest environmental emergency to beset the earth in millennia.

Soil inoculation accelerate carbon sequestration

14 Apr 21 - Landscape News reports that the newly popular field of soil microbiome restoration research could provide a major new tool for carbon capture.

Third of Antarctic ice shelf at risk of collapse

13 Apr 21 - Over a third of the Antarctic ice shelf is at risk of collapsing as Earth continues to warm.

Emissions and economy decoupling

12 Apr 21 - A new study has found that economic growth and total greenhouse gas emission have been decoupled in 32 developed nations - including New Zealand... just.

EU carbon tariffs discriminatory - developing nations say

12 Apr 21 - European Union plans to impose taxes on carbon at its border are “discriminatory” and unfair to developing nations, ministers from Brazil, South Africa, India and China have warned.

Spike in Arctic lightening could be due to climate change

9 Apr 21 - Climate change may be sparking more lightning in the Arctic, a study has found.


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Kiwi methane tracking satellite

Today 11:45am - MEDIA RELEASE - New Zealand’s first government funded space mission has taken a...

Wise Response's response to climate summit

Today 11:45am - MEDIA RELEASE - An appeal for economic transformation at President Biden’s...

12 new electric buses for Auckland

Today 11:45am - MEDIA RELEASE - The launch of Auckland CityLINK’s 12 new electric buses today...

Governments not consulting workers on climate change

Thursday - MEDIA RELEASE - An analysis by the International Trade Union Confederation has...

Ardern should tackle issue of growth at summit

Wednesday - MEDIA RELEASE - In meeting virtually with President Joe Biden and 39 other...

350 Aotearoa welcomes govt's stance

Tuesday - MEDIA RELEASE - Climate justice organisation 350 Aotearoa is celebrating the...

UN chief calls for revolution in city planning

Monday - Media release - The United Nations Secretary-General, on Friday, called for a...

Sustainability despite Covid-19

16 Apr 21 - Media Release - Oxygen Consulting in collaboration with the Sustainable...

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