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UN Food Summit commits to tackling world hunger and climate change

Today 11:15am - Media Release - More than 150 countries made commitments to transform their food systems, while championing greater participation and equity, especially amongst farmers, women, youth and indigenous groups.

Civil society groups declare UN Food Summit 'anti-people'

Today 11:15am - Media Release - The Global Peopleís Summit (GPS) on Food Systems slammed the recently concluded UN Food Systems Summit (UN FSS) for paving the way for greater control of big corporations over global food systems and misleading the people through corporate-led false solutions to hunger and climate change.

Have your say on the Clean Vehicles Bill

Friday - Media Release - The purpose of the Land Transport (Clean Vehicles) Amendment Bill is to reduce the overall amount of carbon dioxide produced by cars in New Zealand. It would aim to increase the supply and variety of zero- and low-emission vehicles available to buyers by applying a clean vehicle standard to importers of new and used light vehicles.

Even the Suzuki Swift canít escape Labourís tax: National

Friday - Media Release - Transport Minister Michael Wood needs to urgently clarify who will be exposed to his Car Tax, Nationalís Transport spokesperson David Bennett says.

Hutt council signs up to race to zero initiative

Friday - Media Release - Hutt City Council has voted in favour of signing up to the Race to Zero climate initiative, joining more than 730 cities around the world that have publicly committed to reducing carbon emissions.

Climate Commission ignored climate benefits of cutting synthetic nitrogen: Greenpeace

Thursday - Media Release - A hidden report uncovered by Greenpeace shows that the Climate Change Commission ignored its own internal advice that could cut agricultural climate emissions by a third or more.

Sinking lid on hydrofluorocarbon

Wednesday - Media Release - As part of moves to reduce the use of harmful greenhouse gases, the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) has released its third annual decision on special permits to import hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs).


Clean Vehicles Bill passes first checkpoint

Wednesday - Media Release - The Land Transport (Clean Vehicles) Amendment Bill will help New Zealand drive down transport emissions by cleaning up the light vehicle fleet, Transport Minister Michael Wood says.

NZ company gets Aussie grant for waste to building material plant

21 Sep 21 - Media Release - New Zealand company saveBOARD has received a A$1.74 million grant from the Australian and New South Wales Governments towards setting up a A$5 million facility that will turn...

Minister must ditch Clean Vehicle Bill: National

20 Sep 21 - Media Release - The Motor Industry Associationís withdrawal of support for Labourís Clean Vehicle Bill is yet more reason for Transport Minister Michael Wood to ditch his car tax plan, Nationalís...

Organic NZ Award winners

20 Sep 21 - Media Release - In an online event hosted by Ruud "the Bugman" Kleinpaste, six winners from across the organic sector were recognised for creating exceptional organic products that work for people,...

Refinery closure will increase barrier to low emissions transport

17 Sep 21 - Media Release - The announcement that the Marsden refinery is to be closed will increase the barrier to easy achievement of low emissions transport, says the Bioenergy Association.

Lack of action on climate stressing out young people

17 Sep 21 - Media Release - Parents for Climate Aotearoa (P4CA) with a weary heart welcome the global study into climate anxiety in children and young people. The survey illustrates the depth of anxiety many...

Wetlands imperiled as Govt caves to industry: Forest & Bird

16 Sep 21 - Media Release - Forest & Bird is calling out the Government for backtracking on crucial freshwater reforms and has written a letter to Environment Minister David Parker vowing to fight the changes.

Investors want climate change information

14 Sep 21 - Media Release - More than four in every five (81%) retail investors think climate related information is important to their investment decision making, with half saying companies have a...

Organic Week @ Home

13 Sep 21 - Media Release - COVID-19 may have stopped our planned in-person events, but there are loads of fun ways you can still celebrate Organic Week at home.

National won't attend COP26

10 Sep 21 - Media Release - Covid-19 has meant that New Zealanders have had to sacrifice a great deal. They have missed funerals, weddings, births, and all manner of other special moments, Nationalís Climate...

Global conservation leaders vote for moratorium on ocean mining

9 Sep 21 - Media Release - Voting members of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) World Conservation Congress--a major global gathering on nature that brings together 1,400 members from...

Greater Wellington welcomes $1.2 billion boost

9 Sep 21 - Media Release - Greater Wellington Regional Council has welcomed Tuesdayís announcement by Minister of Transport Hon Michael Wood of the Governmentís transport funding priorities for the next three...


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