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Megan Woods ... it just is.

New shadow minister eyes climate change priorities

Monday - Labour's new climate change and environment spokesperson says there's never been a time when she didn't believe in climate change.

Diet's effects on emissions give food for thought

17 Nov 14 - American researchers confirm that a shift to vegetarian, Mediterranean or fish-based diets would cut greenhouse gases, conserve forests and savannah, and have a big impact on obesity-linked health problems.

Our emissions plan hopeless, says renowned academic

Prof Ralph Sims ... poor policies.

3 Nov 14 - New Zealand has no chance of meeting its 2020 emissions reduction target under current policies, says a leading scientist involved in the latest IPCC report.

At last, there's a glimpse of an ETS in Australia

3 Nov 14 - With the passage of the Emissions Reduction Fund through the Senate last week, Australia's federal government has taken a step toward achieving the country's minimum target to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to 5 per cent below 2000 levels by 2020.

Actually, a high oil price might be a good thing for the world

3 Nov 14 - Oil prices have fallen dramatically since August Ė and, rather counter-intuitively, this could be a bad thing.

China-US links could spark emissions breakthrough

3 Nov 14 - Tentative steps have been taken by China and the United States towards co-operating on climate change − mainly focusing on relatively modest technological schemes connected with more efficient and less polluting power generation.

Business leaders praise EU emissions deal

3 Nov 14 - A group of influential business leaders is welcoming Europe's new climate and energy deal.


Good tyres tread lightly on the Earth

28 Oct 14 - New Zealand could cut greenhouse gas emissions by 6000 tonnes a year by installing fuel-efficient tyres on the nationís fleet of light vehicles.

Oil boom prompts US to push for crude exports

28 Oct 14 - Oil and coal producers in the United States are planning to use mile-long tanker trains to transport vast quantities of fossil fuels to the coast through areas that environmental groups believe...

A new agricultural economy is knocking on the door

Robert Wright ... leadership is needed.

20 Oct 14 - Europe should be pushing for the rapid expansion of its network of biorefineries, to produce European food, fuel and feed, as well as a range of other high-value products that replace fossil fuels,...

BUSINESS POSER: Are you creating value, or destroying it?

Clean water ... easy to access, at the moment.

13 Oct 14 - New Zealand is leading the world on integrated reporting.

Shift to low-carbon economy could free up $1.8 trillion

Solar power stations in Andalusia, Spain.

13 Oct 14 - Decarbonising the electricity system worldwide would save $1.8 trillion over the coming two decades by avoiding the high operating costs of using fossil fuels, a new study finds.

QUIET! Climate-cautious Key sends message to ministers

Simon Bridges ... oh, dear.

6 Oct 14 - The Governmentís new cabinet line-up confirms its lack of interest in climate change.

Medicos inject themselves into climate debate

6 Oct 14 - Health professionals in New Zealand are joining an international call for action on climate change.

How to save the planet ... bike, walk or take a bus

29 Sep 14 - Hereís a way to save $100 trillion and stop 1700 million tonnes of carbon dioxide from getting into the atmosphere every year by 2050: cycle, walk or take public transport.

Clear skies for aviation industry, says Boeing report

29 Sep 14 - The business outlook for civil aviation is bright thanks mainly to rising Asian demand for aircraft. But airlines are expected to have a harder time, with tougher competition in Europe leading to a...

Australia seems to be overlooking bioenergy

29 Sep 14 - When we think of renewable energy, itís easy to picture spinning wind turbines or rooftop solar panels. But what about bioenergy?

Scientists plead for cuts to ballooning fossil fuel emissions

22 Sep 14 - Scientists are calling for rapid cuts in the use of fossil fuels in the wake of data out today showing we have almost used up our fossil-fuel credit.

Big business signs up with sustainability driver

Rachel Brown ... tipping point.

22 Sep 14 - Some of New Zealandís largest companies and organisations have signed up to a new international movement on sustainable business.


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