Climate change

19 Apr 17, 12:00pm
Brian Fallow is encouraged by the collegiality on display in Parliament over climate change, but notes the cow in the room remains agriculture
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19 Apr 17, 8:44am
Allan Barber reviews a cross-party review of how to achieve climate targets, one that will entail a difficult transition for rural economies
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26 Mar 17, 6:02am
Warnings on New Zealand's environmental performance this week mean the intergenerational debate just got real in an election year, Alex Tarrant says
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24 Mar 17, 9:31am
Vic Uni Professor Jonathan Boston rallies against intergenerational equity bias that favours short-term political thinking; Outlines NZ successes, failures and why income inequality desperately needs to be tackled
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21 Mar 17, 9:19am
Government refuses to consider OECD's recommendation to include agriculture in the Emissions Trading Scheme despite agriculture making up half of NZ's emissions; OECD suggests Government eases back funding for irrigation
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9 Mar 17, 5:25pm
Gareth Morgan's Opportunities Party wants to wean NZ off fossil fuels, end 'bias' towards roads, and see traffic congestion charges introduced
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20 Feb 17, 7:32pm
Climate change could threaten the stability of the entire financial system, an Aussie banking regulator warns, as it prepares to apply climate change "stress tests" to the nation's financial institutions
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27 Jan 17, 10:00am
Gareth Vaughan on Trump rallying scientists, Trump & fascism, the most effective anti-left president, economic warfare, books revived by Trumpism, Dutch, Arab takes on Trump & more
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24 Jan 17, 4:16pm
Insurers expected to cover 60% of Kaikoura quake losses; climate change expected to keep escalating risk of natural disasters
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2 Dec 16, 10:00am
Ryan Greenaway-McGrevy on the top 10 things to know about Donald Trump's impending Presidency
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5 Nov 16, 9:10am
The Morgan Foundation accuses the Government of choosing a process that will violate both the Kyoto Protocol and the Paris Agreement for how we meet our climate change commitments
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2 Nov 16, 9:12am
Given New Zealand's Paris climate commitments, Keith Woodford sees no alternative to planting 80,000 ha of extra trees per year. And that won't happen without a change in Government policy
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24 Oct 16, 3:25pm
Peter Neilson wants the US with China and the EU, to encourage most countries to charge for carbon emissions, and adopt border carbon charge adjustments, so action on climate change is fair, effective and inclusive
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15 Oct 16, 11:44am
Previous rough-as-guts interventions have undermined a now-serious need to expand forests to meet our emissions targets, says Geoff Simmons. The costs are now much higher
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5 Aug 16, 10:34am
Andrew Campbell on the climate crisis, urban design, low incomes, making the Olympics work financially, Pokemon Go, Dilbert & more
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21 Jul 16, 5:17pm
Treasury says the government should consider including agriculture in the Emissions Trading Scheme
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16 Jul 16, 9:02am
Julie Ann Genter says, while the Paris agreement is not perfect, but it does constitute a global political mandate for action on climate change, and signals the end of the fossil fuel era sometime in the coming decades
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15 Jul 16, 2:30pm
Environment Commissioner warns getting insurance will become harder as sea levels rise and insurers take cover
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6 Jun 16, 7:32am
To get serious about climate change we must recognise the role trade plays in enabling & exacerbating it, says Ryan Greenaway-McGrevy
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20 May 16, 10:04am
Alex Johnston on how Auckland's housing crisis is creating 'angry birds', apartments and housing affordability, 'Big Oil' the new 'Big Tobacco' and ANZ's investment in fossil fuels
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