Warnings over NZs contribution to greenhouse gas emissions

A new report on climate change has painted a stark picture of New Zealand’s contribution to global greenhouse gas emissions. It says climate change is already potentially irreversibly affecting the country’s natural systems, and many aspects of climate change will continue for centuries. Global gross emissions of greenhouse gases rose 50 per cent from […]

1-in-20 chance climate change will wipe out humanity

In a new report – they say there is a 1 in 20 chance of climate change wiping out humanity – as in the human race – by the end of the century.

See a article about the report in the Daily Mail.

See the full report in the PNAS journal.


Climate Change Challenge – 2017 election candidates meeting

Hosted by Low Carbon Kapiti.

What will our next government do to ensure New Zealand makes deep cuts to CO2 emissions to prevent runaway climate change? Urgent action is needed, so where do the parties stand? Let’s ask the candidates!

Come along to ask your burning questions, and learn what the politicians have to […]

An Inconvenient Sequel – Truth To Power: On at Event Cinemas 21 & 23 August

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Jacinda Ardern Says (in Parliament) Labour will Legislate Climate Change

At 5.00 Jacinda Ardern says “We can be world leaders on environmental challenges of tomorrow. Let us not just legislate our climate targets; let us use them to innovate to our advantage.”

View Transcript in the Hansard Record here: https://www.parliament.nz/en/pb/hansard-debates/rhr/document/HansS_20170802_054787000/ardern-jacinda

View Video in the Hansard Record here: https://www.parliament.nz/en/pb/hansard-debates/rhr/document/HansS_20170802_054787000/tab/video?page=6&mode=form Video title: “General Debate – Video […]

Jacinda Ardern Says Labour will Legislate Climate Change

Jacinda Ardern & Paula Bennett on the AM Show on 28/7/17

Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment Jan Wright wants targets made into law, and parties to work together so there isn’t “chopping and changing, flipping and flopping” every three years.

Paula Bennett says “I think we probably will get there one day. We’re […]

James Shaw, Greens AGM: Green Infrastructure Fund Speech

James Shaw Green Party Co-Leader

“Therefore, because we can, because we must, because it is right – today, I do commit – and we the Green Party commits – to the goal of making New Zealand carbon-neutral by the year 2050.

The Green Party, in government, will establish a Green Infrastructure Fund to accelerate […]

Government being sued over climate targets: High Court Wellington, 2 Molesworth Street. – 26 – 28 June, start time 10am.

Update: sarah-vs-govt-thoughts-first-day-court-climate-targets Report on Stuff: www.stuff.co.nz/environment/climate-news/94183969/student-sarah-thomsons-legal-case-against-government-emissions-targets-wraps-up

Sarah Thomson, a Hamilton law graduate is going to the High Court, to take on the Government’s policy on climate change. Photo: NZ Geographic

A Hamilton law graduate is going to the High Court, to take on the Government’s policy on climate change. It’s thought to be the […]

Wellington:protest US Secretary of State visit on Tuesday 6th June 12.30pm, Parliament Lawn

Protest Rex in Wellington

When Rex Tillerson comes to Wellington we will provide the opposite of a warm welcome.


Here is a message from 350.org

On Tuesday, the US Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson is landing in Wellington to meet with our Government.

Rex Tillerson is no warm-hearted man. Before he took the […]

Guy McPherson Kapiti 10th December

Guy has added a visit to Kapiti to the end of his tour. Sat 10th December 4pm Kapiti Community Centre 15 Ngahina Street, Paraparaumu, Kapiti

Guy McPherson 5th Dec Lower Hutt

Climate change is not in the future. It’s happening now.

Climate Emergency – International speaker Professor Guy McPherson

Monday 5th Dec at 6pm Stop Out Soccer Club, Hutt Park, Gracefield, Lower Hutt

Hear the latest science. Stay and connect with others about how we might respond.

A […]

Guy McPherson In NZ in Dec 2016



Victoria University Wellington on the 6th of December.

More Dates for Wellington To come

Climathon Wellington

A 24 Hour Challenge October 28th/29th We’re supporting people to launch ideas on Climate Change. Wellington is hosting the New Zealand #Climathon event! A 24hr fast paced global event – focused on solving meaningful climate change problems.

See more at Climathon Wellington

375 scientists warn about Climate change

375 of the world’s top scientists, including 30 Nobel Prize winners, published an open letter regarding climate change.

Guardian Story

The Letter at responsiblescientists.org


Embracing Abrupt Climate Change with a Humanitarian Spirit

The author of “the Arctic Methane Monster” and “Demise of the Arctic“, Jennifer Hynes, of Boulder, Colorado, USA, will discuss both of these works and bring us up-to-date with the latest developments. Things are changing very rapidly and this is a unique opportunity to hear and discuss the latest.

11 February 7.30 – 9.30 […]

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