Climate Crisis

World can still avoid worst of climate collapse with genuine change, IPCC says

Positive framing of otherwise grim report a counterblast to those who dismiss hopes of limiting global heating to 1.5C

A pathway out of environmental collapse

The burning of fossil fuels and destruction of ecosystems through the extraction of resources has led to the precipice of a catastrophe. How do we step away from the precipice?

The untapped potential of blue carbon

When it comes to sucking carbon out of the atmosphere, we usually turn to tree planting. But there’s an often overlooked opportunity to diversify our carbon sequestration portfolio…

Dr Catherine Knight on Newsroom: ‘The future must use less energy and have more of the things that really matter’

We need to reduce our energy consumption and embrace ‘degrowth’, in which we redesign the economy to put human and environmental wellbeing at its centre.

The cost of riding more marine heatwaves

The cost of riding more marine heatwaves
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Stuff: NZ Post shows off first of 60 new electric vans

Stuff: NZ Post shows off first of 60 new electric vans.

On New Zealand farm, scientists reduce cow burps to save the world

On New Zealand farm, scientists reduce cow burps to save the world

Climate change and our survival instincts

News stories about the impact of climate change are almost always overwhelmingly negative: bush fires in Australia, heatwaves in the United Kingdom, record flooding in Pakistan.

Do we have any reason to feel optimistic that progress is being made towards reducing our carbon emissions and hitting the net zero 2050 goal?

WasteMINZ urges Government action on waste-to-energy facilities

WasteMINZ urges Government action on waste-to-energy facilities

Where is all the climate change agri innovation funding?

Where is all the climate change agri innovation funding?

Seaweed could be NZ’s next big industry, advocates say – RNZ

Aotearoa has the potential to develop a seaweed sector that could contribute to the economy while supporting thriving ecosystems, communities and culture.

A future of fake snow and land-based fish

Ski field failures, agricultural emissions, marine heatwaves and land-based fish farming. This week, the idea of an isolated climate change news section became entirely redundant