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Today 12:00pm - Submissions on the Water Services Bill close on Tuesday.

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Thursday - The Climate Change Commission is among a host of Government agencies appearing before MPs for annual reviews today.

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Wednesday - Otago Regional Council meets today and Parliament sits today and tomorrow.

Councils debating Climcom recommendations

Tuesday - Greater Wellington and Waikato regional councils’ climate change committees both meet this afternoon to consider, among other things, responses to the Climate Change Commission’s 2021 draft report.

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Tuesday - The Environment Select Committee starts hearing submissions on the Climate Change Response (Auction Price) Amendment Bill today.

India’s energy policy is key to the planet’s future

Tuesday - Here’s the bad news: Unless India opts for a totally new energy policy - a revolutionary switch to a clean future - the world has no chance of avoiding dangerous climate change.

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Monday - The Environment Select Committee considers the Climate Change Response (Auction Price) Amendment Bill tomorrow. Submissions closed yesterday.


TEN YEARS AGO...

Monday - Ten years ago, American investors were starting to ask hard questions about fossil-fuel firms’ exposure to climate risk.

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19 Feb 21 - Submissions on the Climate Change Response (Auction Price Amendment) Bill close on Sunday.

Tax aviation to raise funds for poor countries

19 Feb 21 - Taxes on international transport could provide finance to help developing countries cut greenhouse gas emissions and cope with the impacts of climate breakdown, a group of climate finance experts...

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18 Feb 21 - The Climate Change Commission and the Schools Strike 4 Climate group get together at lunchtime today to discuss young people’s involvement in fighting climate change.

Proof it's business-as-usual for emissions

17 Feb 21 - New Zealand’s greenhouse gas emissions shot back to pre-lockdown levels as soon as restrictions were lifted last year, new data shows.

Millions will die if world fails on climate promises

17 Feb 21 - Scientists have looked at conditions in just nine of the world’s 200 nations and found that − if the world keeps its Paris climate promises, of containing global heating to “well below” 2deg by...

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17 Feb 21 - Parliament sits today and tomorrow, with the Environment Committee discussing the Climate Change Response (Auction Price Amendment) Bill tomorrow.

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16 Feb 21 - Parliament sits today, tomorrow and on Thursday, with the Environment Committee discussing the Climate Change Response (Auction Price Amendment) Bill on Thursday.

TEN YEARS AGO...

16 Feb 21 - Ten years ago, the Government was under fire over its decision to cut spending on public transport to free up money for motorways.

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15 Feb 21 - Some of our largest emitters report their financial results to the sharemarket this week.

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12 Feb 21 - Submissions on the Climate Change Response (Auction Price Amendment) Bill close on February 21.

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11 Feb 21 - Parliament’s environment select committee meets today to consider petitions to “avoid” turning productive farmland into carbon forests and to ban deep-sea trawling on sea mounts.


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