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EDITORIAL: Media missing the message

Friday - By publisher ADELIA HALLETT | “Climate change is the biggest story on any editor’s news-list right now,” claims a story in the Spinoff this week.

Drought legacy can be a lingering death

Friday - A climate hazard that doesn’t disappear when the rainclouds gather, drought’s lingering death can delay recovery a very long time.

Our climate change policy a mess, says former PM

Thursday - New Zealand’s climate change policy is an “unholy mess” that won’t be fixed if the Cabinet doesn’t want it to be, says former prime minister and constitutional expert Sir Geoffrey Palmer.

Nation's best tell MPs how to do climate change

Sir Alan Mark

Wednesday - Eminent New Zealanders backed by 60 NGOs will tell MPs today what they should do about climate change.

Super fund goes 40% low-carbon

Wednesday - Forty per cent of the New Zealand Super Fund is now low-carbon.

Ocean oxygen depletion could happen again

Tuesday - The deep past has cruel lessons for the near future, for example how ocean oxygen depletion can stifle the marine world. It could recur.

Climate change is triple risk to Europe

Tuesday - New studies confirm climate change’s triple risk to Europe. The heat is on, lives are at risk and the floods are arriving earlier.


THE COUNT: Gareth and Jacinda on the board

Monday - Three leaders scored points last week in The Count - Carbon News’ tally of the number of times the leaders of political party’s mention climate change in their formal speeches and statements as they...

Nutrition will suffer as warming affects diet

11 Aug 17 - By 2050, heat waves, floods and other climate change effects won’t be the only worry. There’s also the evidence that warming affects diet.

Emissions group to probe lack of carbon cap

10 Aug 17 - New Zealand’s lack of a carbon cap is one of the issues on the table for the Productivity Commission.

Nature deserves legal rights, say Greens

10 Aug 17 - A Green government would give nature legal recognition.

EDS CONFERENCE: Water, water everywhere

10 Aug 17 - It was freshwater at 10 paces on the first day of the Environmental Defence Society’s Tipping Points conference yesterday, with both National and Labour releasing their policies.

Emissions group might branch into ETS

9 Aug 17 - The Productivity Commission could recommend changes to the Emissions Trading Scheme.

Graham's Globe must survive, says Labour

8 Aug 17 - Labour’s climate spokesperson says the work of the cross-party Globe group on climate change must continue, even if founder Kennedy Graham is out of Parliament.

Stand by, Wellington, worsening weather on the way

8 Aug 17 - More floods in Wellington, more droughts in Wairarapa, more hot days in both places and no frosts in the Tararua Ranges - that’s the picture painted in a new climate change report.

THE COUNT: Jacinda has little effect

7 Aug 17 - New Labour Party leader Jacinda Ardern has mentioned climate change a couple of times in passing, but the greatest issue facing humanity has yet to make it into her formal speeches and statements.

Most want us to show leadership on climate change

4 Aug 17 - Most New Zealanders think the country should be a leader on climate change, with just 8 per cent saying the country should “do a Trump” and pull out of the Paris Agreement, a new survey shows.

More investors will spurn fossil fuels

2 Aug 17 - Oil and gas shares offer diminishing returns, and more investors will spurn fossil fuels, though finding a new home for their money is not easy.

THE COUNT: At last, a leader talks climate policy

31 Jul 17 - Seven weeks out from the general election, we’ve finally got a political leader talking climate change policy – and it’s Winston Peters.


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