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4 May 22 - A list of talks, events, conferences and consultations relating to climate change in the coming weeks.

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14 Apr 22 - A list of talks, events, conferences and consultations relating to climate change in the coming weeks.

Government commits $2 million to lithium recovery

23 Feb 22 - A government holding company is taking a $2 million stake in Geo40 Ltd to help it upscale is lithium recovery technology at Ohaaki near Taupo.

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3 Feb 22 - A list of talks, events, conferences and consultations relating to climate change in the coming weeks.

Investors urge government to support a global climate disclosure regime

27 Jan 22 - The Investor Group on Climate Change says the government should support the creation of a global reporting regime for climate risk disclosures.

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24 Jan 22 - A list of talks, events, conferences and consultations relating to climate change in the coming weeks.

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6 Dec 21 - A list of talks, events, conferences and consultations relating to climate change in the coming weeks.


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1 Dec 21 - A list of talks, events, conferences and consultations relating to climate change in the coming weeks.

Offsetting agricultural emissions through reforestation would cost Australian farmers 15% of farm profit

29 Nov 21 - Offsetting agricultural emissions through reforestation would cost 15% of farm profits, new research suggests.

Growing calls for fully subsidised public transport

18 Nov 21 - The Helen Clark Foundation has thrown its weight behind calls to make public transport free to young people and Community Service Card holders, in a discussion document released today.

Climate is the ‘biggest single opportunity’ the insurance industry has ever seen: Lloyd's

10 Nov 21 - CLIMATE is the “ultimate systemic risk” and represents “the biggest single opportunity the insurance industry has ever seen,” according to the CEO of the centuries-old insurance market Lloyd’s.

Cabinet watered-down James Shaw’s proposal for revised NDC

8 Nov 21 - A leaked Cabinet paper has revealed climate change minister James Shaw failed to convince Cabinet to include agriculture in New Zealand’s net zero commitments, and that Treasury and MBIE both opposed...

Government commits to halving NZ emissions with billions of dollars of offshore offsets

1 Nov 21 - The government yesterday announced a more ambitious Nationally Determined Contribution that will see the “the amount of pollution NZ is responsible for” halved by 2030.

PM urged to go hard and go early against climate change

4 Oct 21 - Prime minister Jacinda Ardern is being urged to go hard and go early against climate change in an open letter being promoted by activist group Extinction Rebellion

Are our spooks driving EVs?

13 Sep 21 - Have you ever wondered whether our spies prefer Teslas to gas guzzlers? Well, keep on wondering - apparently it's a state secret.

Almost a third of world’s tree species face extinction: report

2 Sep 21 - Almost a third of the world’s tree species are at risk of extinction, while hundreds are on the brink of being wiped out, according to a new report.

Natural catastrophe losses hit $40 billion

13 Aug 21 - A deep winter freeze, hailstorms and wildfires led to natural catastrophe losses of $40 billion in the firsthalf of 2021, Swiss Re Institute’s preliminary estimates showed on Thursday.

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4 Aug 21 - The Environmental Defence Society Annual Conference, kicks off today at the Christchurch Town Hall.

New centre for sustainable finance launched

29 Jul 21 - Media Release - Toitû Tahua, the Centre for Sustainable Finance, was launched today to implement the Sustainable Finance Forum’s 2030 roadmap for a sustainable financial system.


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