Monthly archive for May2015

Time for Climate Action

The Green Climate Fund was in the news this week. The Fund was agreed in 2009 as a United Nations mechanism to assist developing countries’ adaptation to and mitigation of the impacts of climate change. It is a fund that will redistribute money pledged by…

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Bastardising an old saying

The ball room at Auckland’s Rendezvous Hotel was nearly filled to its 400-seat capacity for Monday night’s climate change consultation meeting. That’s a big turn out on a cold autumn evening from people who are concerned about our government’s climate inaction. Predictably, passions ran hot….

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Call to climate action

New Zealand will be on a world stage late this year, with the world’s eyes focused on what we do, as distinct from what we say. Could that scrutiny be why Climate Change Minister Tim Groser last week issued a call for public submissions on our post–2020…

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