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Free range forest hens

Today 11:15am - MEDIA RELEASE - A leading forest free range farm will open today near Tokoroa in South Waikato, pioneering sustainable egg production in New Zealand.

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.

Best by the rest...

9 Apr 21 - Every week journalists across the New Zealand media produce dozens of stories about climate change. We thought we'd start linking to some of the best from the preceding week each Friday. Here goes...

Call for finance sector regulation

7 Apr 21 - New regulations requiring the financial sector to disclose the greenhouse gas emission of their investment portfolios are needed, the Sustainable Business Network says in its submission to the Climate Change Commission.

UK groups demand peat compost ban

7 Apr 21 - The UK government must ban the sales of peat compost this year after its goal of a voluntary phaseout by 2020 proved an “abject failure”, according to a group of gardening experts, conservationists and scientists.

Climate change slashes agricultural productivity

6 Apr 21 - Research shows rising temperatures since 1960s have acted as a handbrake on agricultural yield of crops and livestock

Climate strikers are back

Photo Credit: RNZ

6 Apr 21 - MEDIA RELEASE - The Youth of NZ will once again be standing up for climate action on April 9th of 2021. From Auckland to Dunedin and everywhere in between we will demand fast and effective climate action.


Our corporates doing well on climate - report

1 Apr 21 - New Zealand companies rank in the top 10 countries in the world when it comes to climate policies, a new report says.

TEN YEARS AGO...

31 Mar 21 - Ten years ago, Lincoln University was about to open a national laboratory to measure the amount of nitrous oxide coming off New Zealand soils.

How our eating is causing global deforestation

30 Mar 21 - The average western consumer of coffee, chocolate, beef, palm oil and other commodities is responsible for the felling of four trees every year, many in wildlife-rich tropical forests, research has...

Big methane cut and free public transport needed, expert tells ClimCom

29 Mar 21 - Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change author Bronwyn Hayward has told the Climate Change Commission its draft recommendations are not ambitious enough and larger cuts need to be made in biogenic...

TEN YEARS AGO...

29 Mar 21 - Ten years ago, scientists were trumpeting research showing that greenhouse gas emissions from soils could be reduced by adding biochar.

Brazil to pay farmers to protect nature

26 Mar 21 - Brazil's lawmakers have cleared the way for the creation of a national system to pay farmers, local communities and others to protect natural habitats that provide key environmental services such as...

Meat giant vows net-zero by 2040 amid record profits

26 Mar 21 - Brazilian company JBS, the world’s biggest meat processor, has announced record profits a day after it pledged to reach net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2040 – the first global meat and poultry...

TEN YEARS AGO...

26 Mar 21 - Ten years ago, carbon prices were stopping landowners from converting forests into farmland.

What lobby groups are asking supporters to say

23 Mar 21 - Lobby groups from Greenpeace to the Taxpayers’ Union are encouraging supporters to make submissions on the ClimCom draft report by using their templates and suggested talking points.

Aotearoa must accelerate climate change efforts to reach targets

23 Mar 21 - He Pou a Rangi, the NZ Climate Change Commission says the Government must speed up attempts to become cleaner and environmentally-greener.

GCF approves loan for Liberia

22 Mar 21 - Songdo, Korea - To protect lives and build climate resilient livelihoods in the Liberian capital of Monrovia, the Green Climate Fund approved today $US17.2 million in funding for a new project that...

Mercury makes new green bond offer

16 Mar 21 - Renewable energy generator Mercury is offering up to $250 million in Green Bonds for the second year running.


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