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Low fuel use 5th gen DM-i hybrid technology from China's BYD promises to go the distance
30th May 24, 10:46am
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Low fuel use 5th gen DM-i hybrid technology from China's BYD promises to go the distance
Forget the loud-hailers Minister, what you need is TikTok
27th May 24, 9:39am
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Forget the loud-hailers Minister, what you need is TikTok
Allan Barber says politicians should tread warily when introducing measures attempting to force change on the public too fast or without adequate explanation
10th May 24, 4:03pm
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Allan Barber says politicians should tread warily when introducing measures attempting to force change on the public too fast or without adequate explanation
In a new episode of our Of Interest podcast, Jennifer Wilkins explains what the degrowth movement is about, and how degrowthers see the world
25th Apr 24, 7:30am
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In a new episode of our Of Interest podcast, Jennifer Wilkins explains what the degrowth movement is about, and how degrowthers see the world
Allan Barber notes the pressure is on from the Climate Change Commission to plant more trees, cut livestock numbers, and buy more carbon credits. But the rural sector is persisting with its own pressure to 'be more realistic' and more nuanced
23rd Apr 24, 11:09am
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Allan Barber notes the pressure is on from the Climate Change Commission to plant more trees, cut livestock numbers, and buy more carbon credits. But the rural sector is persisting with its own pressure to 'be more realistic' and more nuanced
Resources Minister Shane Jones has asked for advice on whether the Government could provide insurance for the regulatory risk-adverse oil & gas industry
11th Mar 24, 3:05pm
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Resources Minister Shane Jones has asked for advice on whether the Government could provide insurance for the regulatory risk-adverse oil & gas industry
With greenwashing claims on trial, Matthew Hall asks whether New Zealand should ban fossil fuel advertising
5th Mar 24, 1:44pm
by Guest
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With greenwashing claims on trial, Matthew Hall asks whether New Zealand should ban fossil fuel advertising
In his latest polemic, Murray Grimwood accuses those who don't accept his view of the laws of physics of being either innocently ignorant, calculatedly false or cranially flawed
2nd Mar 24, 10:22am
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In his latest polemic, Murray Grimwood accuses those who don't accept his view of the laws of physics of being either innocently ignorant, calculatedly false or cranially flawed
Murray Grimwood says this year and those to follow will be interesting. But will we change course?
7th Feb 24, 10:37am
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Murray Grimwood says this year and those to follow will be interesting. But will we change course?
‘It’s not game over – it’s game on’: Why 2024 is an inflection point for the climate crisis
24th Jan 24, 9:16am
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‘It’s not game over – it’s game on’: Why 2024 is an inflection point for the climate crisis
Newsroom's Rod Oram on the 'deeply, deeply, deeply fascinating experience' of being on the ground at COP28 for the UAE consensus
19th Dec 23, 9:25am
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Newsroom's Rod Oram on the 'deeply, deeply, deeply fascinating experience' of being on the ground at COP28 for the UAE consensus
COP28: Inside the United Arab Emirates, the oil giant hosting the 2023 climate change summit
28th Nov 23, 1:55pm
by Guest
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COP28: Inside the United Arab Emirates, the oil giant hosting the 2023 climate change summit
Christina Hood explains why New Zealand is one of the easiest countries in the world in which to get to net zero emissions of greenhouse gases
8th Nov 23, 2:30pm
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Christina Hood explains why New Zealand is one of the easiest countries in the world in which to get to net zero emissions of greenhouse gases
Robert Brecha says EV sales growth points to oil demand peaking by 2030, so why is the oil industry doubling down on production?
21st Sep 23, 9:51am
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Robert Brecha says EV sales growth points to oil demand peaking by 2030, so why is the oil industry doubling down on production?
Murray Grimwood assesses future energy options for New Zealand off the back of the Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment's energy transition consultation
31st Aug 23, 11:31am
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Murray Grimwood assesses future energy options for New Zealand off the back of the Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment's energy transition consultation
Government passes a law removing any obligation to promote the mining industry as it focuses on reaching net zero carbon emissions by 2050
24th Aug 23, 4:53pm
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Government passes a law removing any obligation to promote the mining industry as it focuses on reaching net zero carbon emissions by 2050
Gavin Evans, Andreas Heuser & John Carnegie discuss energy sector issues and challenges with Eric Frykberg in our latest Of Interest podcast
12th Aug 23, 9:40am
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Gavin Evans, Andreas Heuser & John Carnegie discuss energy sector issues and challenges with Eric Frykberg in our latest Of Interest podcast
Political parties' energy spokespeople speak at election forum on energy policies with red tape and the need to reduce fossil fuel consumption being major concerns
31st Jul 23, 11:39am
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Political parties' energy spokespeople speak at election forum on energy policies with red tape and the need to reduce fossil fuel consumption being major concerns
Kevin Trenberth on why we can expect a steep climb in temperature this year and next
12th Jul 23, 10:50am
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Kevin Trenberth on why we can expect a steep climb in temperature this year and next
Gareth Vaughan on the challenge of energy transitions, whether the Fed's inflation fight is over, a consumer watchdog's AI warning, commuting to work by plane & the fall of Sam Bankman-Fried
17th Jun 23, 9:00am
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Gareth Vaughan on the challenge of energy transitions, whether the Fed's inflation fight is over, a consumer watchdog's AI warning, commuting to work by plane & the fall of Sam Bankman-Fried
Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment Simon Upton says decarbonising the economy will be expensive but pumped hydro is a positive idea
16th Jun 23, 11:34am
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Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment Simon Upton says decarbonising the economy will be expensive but pumped hydro is a positive idea
Kevin Trenberth says El Niño combined with global warming means big changes for New Zealand’s weather
13th Jun 23, 1:40pm
by Guest
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Kevin Trenberth says El Niño combined with global warming means big changes for New Zealand’s weather
Calls for faster decision making on a new scheme to support renewable electricity have been joined by the Electricity Authority
16th May 23, 3:30pm
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Calls for faster decision making on a new scheme to support renewable electricity have been joined by the Electricity Authority
Murray Grimwood assesses a recent Victoria University debate that pitted green growth against degrowth & sees difficult times ahead
15th May 23, 2:40pm
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Murray Grimwood assesses a recent Victoria University debate that pitted green growth against degrowth & sees difficult times ahead
Guy Trafford says farmers should be welcoming the shift in focus to get the transport sector to reduce their emissions (as the rural sector has already done). Pity about the lack of options for farmers
7th May 23, 7:29pm
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Guy Trafford says farmers should be welcoming the shift in focus to get the transport sector to reduce their emissions (as the rural sector has already done). Pity about the lack of options for farmers