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World’s island states blame richest countries for climate threats

Today 11:45am - Extremely vulnerable to climate change, the world’s small island states blame wealthy countries for their misfortune.

Philippines to lead new climate finance group for most vulnerable countries

Today 11:45am - The Philippines will lead 19 other countries in establishing a group to mobilise funds to help nations most vulnerable to climate change.

How extreme weather will affect the insurance and energy sectors

Today 11:45am - When Storm Isha hit Northern Ireland and northern Britain in January 2024, wind gusts of almost 100mph caused widespread damage to property.

US wineries and vineyards seek $100 million damages from energy company for wildfire smoke

Today 11:45am - Dozens of Oregon wineries and vineyards have sued PacifiCorp over the deadly 2020 wildfires that ravaged the state.

Climate crisis threatens 41 million across Caribbean and Latin America

Today 11:45am - Nearly 1,450 hospitals across region are also in low-lying coastal areas vulnerable to extreme weather, UN report finds.

World has ‘moral responsibility’ to help small island states survive climate crisis

Wednesday - Vulnerable economies must be supported with finance and practical aid to find long term solutions, says Jorge Moreira da Silva of Unops.

Young Alaskans sue state over controversial natural gas project

Wednesday - The eight plaintiffs, aged 11 to 22, argue the major new fossil fuel project violates their state constitutional rights.

For industrial emissions, these bricks may be a game changer. Yes, bricks.

Wednesday - Inside a cinder block office building, a startup company is testing what may be one of the hottest new developments in clean energy technology.

TotalEnergies investors back CEO at AGM, weaker support for climate strategy

Wednesday - Shareholders in TotalEnergies largely backed the company's strategy and its CEO, but support has weakened since last year as investors called out its insufficient response to climate change.

Singapore, Ghana sign carbon credit agreement enabling firms to offset part of carbon tax

Wednesday - Companies in Singapore looking to offset part of their carbon tax liability could soon purchase carbon credits from projects based in Ghana, following an agreement signed between both countries.

Reeling from one heat wave, Mexico awaits 'highest temperatures ever recorded'

Tuesday - Mexico, reeling from a heat wave that has already broken records, caused power outages and killed people and animals, could see "unprecedented" temperatures over the next two weeks, the country's...

Many voluntary carbon market offsets "essentially worthless”

Tuesday - A recent BBC Panorama documentary reveals systemic problems in the REDD carbon credits industry.

In Malawi, dubious cyclone aid highlights need for loss and damage fund

Tuesday - Malawi’s Red Cross built 45 homes funded by a suspected Nigerian fraudster, which residents of Mchenga village say are unsafe.

Zero-carbon cement process could slash emissions from construction

Monday - A new cement production process that uses waste from demolished buildings could dramatically reduce its climate impact.

A program meant to help developing nations is funnelling billions of dollars back to rich countries

Monday - Wealthy countries sent climate funding to the developing world in recent years with interest rates or strings attached that benefited the lending nations, a Reuters data analysis found.

Are humans bungling our chance to avert disaster?

Monday - Professor Jim Skea, chair of the UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, speaks out.

The claim of a $600bn carbon capture windfall for Australia is based on heroic assumptions and selective analysis

Monday - Projections of the size and scale of a future CCS industry should come with heavy doses of scepticism.

Japan must prepare for more rain disasters due to climate change

Monday - With the impact of global warming, torrential rains have become more frequent in Japan in recent years.

Southern Africa worst hit by climate change

Monday - The Southern African Science Service Centre for Climate Change and Adaptive Land Management met in Namibia’s capital to discuss ways to blunt the impact of rising temperatures.

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New programme offers planet-friendly guidance for NZ’s not-for-profits

Today 11:45am - Media release | Carbon footprint tracking expert Cogo has collaborated with the...

Hutt City Council announces low carbon acceleration fund recipients

Tuesday - Media release | Five organisations with a keen eye for reducing their emissions...

Climate Change Commission chair to retire

Monday - Media release | The Climate Change Commission Chair, Dr Rod Carr, has confirmed...

Flood damage a growing risk for NZ’s kelp forests

Monday - Media release | Timber slash and debris from flooding events is decimating...

New project targets methane reduction in dairy effluent ponds

23 May 24 - Media release | A new project led by Lincoln University and Ravensdown marks...

Over 60% bounty increase for refrigerant recovery

22 May 24 - Media release | Cool-Safe is increasing Bounty Buy-Back payments from $25.00/kg...

Antarctica likely storing more carbon than previously thought

21 May 24 - Media release | Antarctica is likely a carbon storage powerhouse, according to...

Improving buildings could save NZ almost $40 billion

20 May 24 - Media release | Improving buildings could slash emissions equivalent to taking...

Carbon pricing works: major meta-study

17 May 24 - Media release | Carbon pricing systems achieve between 5% and 21% emission...

Fast-track applicant to pay $216,000 for failed mine bid

16 May 24 - Media release | A mining company that lobbied Resources Minister Shane Jones...

AgriZeroNZ invests $9.9M in US company in race for ‘holy grail’ methane vaccine

13 May 24 - Media release | AgriZeroNZ, the joint venture fast-tracking emissions reduction...

Boost energy efficiency to slash coal imports and high power bills – it’s a no brainer

10 May 24 - Media release | Energy efficiency is an obvious way to fix New Zealand’s...

Climate now a housing issue: research reveals a whopping 90% want flood info when buying

9 May 24 - Media release | New nationwide research from insurers AMI, State and NZI...

Low gas production threatens energy security

8 May 24 - Media release | Simeon Brown, Minister for Energy, and Shane Jones, Minister...

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