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New climate report shows NZ must do more

Far from achieving emissions reductions, National’s policies mean New Zealand is now on track to increase its emissions by 50 percent by 2030. Using a net-to-net basis for emissions, the increase is actually about 300%

New Zealand Climate Action Embarrassing Compared to EU announcement

New Zealand’s continuing failure to do our share on climate change puts our clean green image at risk, the Green Party said today. The European Union (EU) today released a target for member states of a 40 percent reduction of greenhouse gas emissions from 1990 levels by 2030. In comparison, the most recent projections for New Zealand’s emissions over the same period are for a 50 percent increase.


NZ climate action embarrassing compared to EU announcement

Our economy depends on a stable climate; we can’t expect others to do all the work while we freeload.

Making it human – Warsaw, typhoons, Yeb Saño, and us

By: MP Kennedy Graham

Intriguing bunch, humans.  A rare mix, as far as exo-planetary knowledge allows, of rationality and emotion.

We emerge from the savannah and establish civilization through reason and logic. We reach for the moon with technology and the scientific method.  Yet we nourish our families and glue our societies with emotion and love.  Emotion drives us, reason steers us.  We move in the right direction when the two are in sync.


Climate Change Seen Posing Risk to Food Supplies

Climate change will pose sharp risks to the world’s food supply in coming decades, potentially undermining crop production and driving up prices at a time when the demand for food is expected to soar, scientists have found.

Australia experienced warmest September on record

In Australia, the Climate Council announced that Australians just lived through the warmest September since records began. September temperatures were almost 3 degrees above the long-term average.



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