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Consumer NZ takes legal action against Z Energy over climate claims

Today 11:00am - Consumer NZ is taking Z Energy to the High Court, claiming the company has misled New Zealanders with its claims over emissions reductions and mitigation.

COP28 climate conference kicks off today

Today 11:00am - Climate change ministers old and new will represent New Zealand at the UN’s largest ever climate conference, which starts today.

Massive native reforestation project proposed

Wednesday - By Jeremy Rose | New Zealand could go from being a buyer of offshore carbon credits to an exporter of offsets, according to the promoters of an ambitious plan to reforest and restore 2.1 million...

Climate friendly transport: Why Air New Zealand needs to get onboard with passenger rail

Wednesday - By Paul Callister and Robert McLachlan | Air New Zealand has a problem. The national airline needs to be profitable and, traditionally, this has involved increasing passenger numbers.

Incoming govt might face $24 billion climate bill

Tuesday - By Liz Kivi | The new government has a major task ahead to deliver on the country’s international obligations for emissions reductions, with implications for international trade if targets aren’t met.

Greens launch petition to keep oil and gas ban

Tuesday - The Green Party has launched a petition to stop the incoming government repealing the ban on offshore oil and gas exploration.

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Big meat unveils battle plans for COP28

Today 11:00am - Polluting livestock companies and lobby groups will target pavilions in a coordinated campaign at the UN climate summit, documents show.

Can a climate summit in an oil state change anything?

Today 11:00am - The world's most important climate meeting, which starts today, is being hosted in Dubai by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) - one of the world's top ten oil producers.

Climate change is the biggest human health risk, says Africa's disease boss

Today 11:00am - Climate change is the biggest threat to human health in Africa and the rest of the world, the head of the continent's public health agency said.

Has wind power blown it?

Today 11:00am - Financial headwinds could be a passing storm or a long-term headache for the carbon-free energy source.

US moves to protect wolverines as climate change melts their mountain refuges

Today 11:00am - The North American wolverine will receive long-delayed threatened species protections under a Biden administration proposal released in response to scientists warning that climate change will likely...

We can’t address the climate crisis without nature

Today 11:00am - At a climate summit, Bill Gates sparked controversy by dismissing tree planting as a climate crisis solution, calling it “complete nonsense.”

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CLIMATE CALENDAR

Today 11:00am - The Carbon News calendar of talks, events, conferences, consultations, and petitions related to climate change.
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Looking back...

TEN YEARS AGO…

Today 11:00am - Ten years ago, a motoring organisation earned national recognition for leading the way with energy-efficient buildings and cutting carbon emissions in Australia.
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Progress towards Canterbury's Climate Action Plan

Today 11:00am - Media release | The Canterbury Mayoral Forum endorsed a collective funding...

New VCMI guidance opens door for corporate carbon credit claims

Wednesday - Media Release | The Voluntary Carbon Markets Integrity Initiative (VCMI) has...

Fly-in fly-out MPs urged to save money and the environment

24 Nov 23 - Media release | Greater Wellington chair Daran Ponter has sent new Members of...

Mercury Kaiwera Downs windfarm opens

22 Nov 23 - Media release | Mercury has cut the ribbon to celebrate stage one of the...

Climate adaptation planning: “Strengthen community engagement,” says Helen Clark Foundation and WSP

21 Nov 23 - Media release | A new report from the Helen Clark Foundation and engineering...

New Zealand’s largest insurer calls on new government to prioritise flood resilience

21 Nov 23 - Media Release | The economic toll of our summer of storms continues to mount,...

Majority of New Zealanders want public transport discounts to stay

16 Nov 23 - Press release - A new poll has found that 71% of New Zealanders want to keep...

Forest & Bird backs action to stop mining on Coromandel conservation land

14 Nov 23 - Media release | Coromandel-based anti-mining group Ours Not Mines is in the...

Oxfam joins calls for New Zealand to support fossil fuel free Pacific

9 Nov 23 - Media release | Oxfam is backing calls from Pacific leaders for the New Zealand...

Landfill has a new front-end loader – and it’s fully electric

7 Nov 23 - The recently introduced front-end loader at Wellington’s Southern Landfill is...

New tech to boost emissions reduction effort

6 Nov 23 - Media release | Ground-breaking new portable technology to measure methane...

Scholarship awarded for world first climate change degree

1 Nov 23 - Media release - A Mount Maunganui-based university student is the first...

‘It’s just how life is here’: Children in Vanuatu devastated by early return of cyclone season

30 Oct 23 - Media release | Category Five Tropical Cyclone Lola in Vanuatu has claimed at...

AgriZeroNZ appoints Wayne McNee as chief executive

25 Oct 23 - Media release | AgriZeroNZ, the public-private joint venture helping farmers...

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