by Kennedy GrahamPart 1: Friday, 7 June, is the day I am convening the Conference on Climate Change in the NZ Parliament. It is being held in the Legislative Council Chamber – the elegant upper chamber that has been mostly empty since the Upper House was abolished in 1951. It is the second conference of the kind – the first having focused on a sustainable economy, in November 2010.The reason I convene these conferences rests on an underlying ‘philosophical’ view on the nature of democracy. ...
Why is New Zealand—with what the OECD has described as its advanced emissions trading scheme whose price signals need strengthening—the only country that made a binding commitment in the first Kyoto Protocol period and has not made a second commitment?Read More »
Dear Friends,We on behalf of Nepali Greens Party, would like to kindly inform all of you that Kamlaris have been sitting-in protest in different parts of the capital to practically abolish the kamlari system, to punish the guilty involved in the murder of 12 year old Srijana Choudhari, provide young Kamlari girls with scholarships and set up a separate fund for their welfare.Under the Kamalari...Read More »
The Green perception of the world is this. The world is a tough place. The main thing that matters to any country, large or small, is global sustainability. The global economy has taken a hit in recent times, the biggest in nearly a century. This will prove to be the beginning of a series of major global crises—financial, economic, and ecological. We believe that this requires a fundamental...Read More »