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Climate change hurts the vulnerable

Published By   /  April 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, Climate, Climate Change, Cyclones, extreme weather, Global Warming, Green Party, Opposition News, Pacific Islands, Politics  /  Comments Off on Climate change hurts the vulnerable

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Climate change hurts the vulnerable Our thoughts are with those in Edgecumbe and other towns experiencing massive flooding from the latest weather bomb, the second in the space of a week. People are having to leave their homes and their possessions as the floodwaters rise. […]

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We’re winning on fossil fuel divestment

Published By   /  April 13, 2017  /  24/7 News, Auckland Council, Climate Change, divestment, Economy, Work, & Welfare, fossil fuels, Green Party, oil, Opposition News, Politics, The Issues  /  Comments Off on We’re winning on fossil fuel divestment

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: We’re winning on fossil fuel divestment The climate movement took a big step forward this week when our largest council voted to divest from fossil fuel investments. Auckland Council has now joined Dunedin, Melbourne, San Francisco, Washington DC, Copenhagen, and a host of other cities […]

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Across the Ditch: Remants of Cyclone Debbie Drenches New Zealand + Ram Raid Artwork Heist

Published By   /  April 6, 2017  /  24/7 News, Across The Ditch, Analysis-Reportage, Climate, Climate Change, Cyclones, Editor's Picks, Evening Report, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Selwyn Manning, Video, Webcasts  /  Comments Off on Across the Ditch: Remants of Cyclone Debbie Drenches New Zealand + Ram Raid Artwork Heist

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ [embedded content] Across the Ditch: Australia radio FiveAA.com.au’s Peter Godfrey and EveningReport.nz’s Selwyn Manning deliver their weekly bulletin Across the Ditch. This week Weather + Headlines + Cyclone Debbie Downgraded but the deluge has drenched New Zealand. Weather + Headlines ITEM ONE – Debbie Deluge Hits New Zealand New Zealand has […]

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Protecting our environment and native species

Published By   /  March 30, 2017  /  24/7 News, clean water, Climate Change, Environment & Resource Management, great greens, Green Party, native birds, Opposition News, Politics, swimmable rivers, taonga, taonga levy  /  Comments Off on Protecting our environment and native species

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Protecting our environment and native species Aotearoa is a truly beautiful place, and we want to keep it that way. We’re working hard to make sure that we can still have rivers to swim in, native birds to listen to, and water you can safely drink. […]

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Vivid’s Report Will Help Parliament Debate the Climate

Published By   /  March 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Climate, Climate Change, cross-party, Environment & Resource Management, Globe-NZ, Green Party, net zero, Opposition News, Politics, Sustainability, vivid economics  /  Comments Off on Vivid’s Report Will Help Parliament Debate the Climate

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Vivid’s Report Will Help Parliament Debate the Climate On Tuesday evening, I hosted the launch in the Beehive Theatrette of a report which could prove to be a game-changer in the long and somewhat agonised saga that is New Zealand’s policy debate on climate. Present […]

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Hiatus to end soon

Published By   /  March 20, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Climate Change, Environment, Gareth Renowden, Hot Topic, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Pacific Region, Press Release, Science  /  Comments Off on Hiatus to end soon

MIL OSI – MIL OSI – Source: Hot Topic – By Gareth Renowden – Analysis published with permission of Hot-Topic.co.nz Headline: Hiatus to end soon It’s three months since Jim Renwick’s demolition of Guy McPherson’s enthusiastic doom-mongering, and I have been remiss in not following up with more topical observations. It’s not as though there’s any […]

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Desperate marketing from the fossil fuel industry

Published By   /  March 9, 2017  /  24/7 News, advertising, clean energy, Climate Change, Coal, dirty energy, Economy, Work, & Welfare, electricity, Energy, Environment & Resource Management, fossil fuels, Gareth Hughes, gas, Green Party, Marketing, oil, Opposition News, PEPANZ, Politics, renewable energy, solar, The Issues, wind power  /  Comments Off on Desperate marketing from the fossil fuel industry

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Desperate marketing from the fossil fuel industry The oil and gas industry has launched a marketing campaign in New Zealand to try and convince people how great its dirty fossil fuel products are. I’m not surprised. The fossil fuel industry is no stranger to desperate […]

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COP23 president Bainimarama to ‘reach out’ to Trump over climate

Published By   /  February 9, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Climate, Climate Change, COP23, Environment, Evening Report, Featured, Fiji, Global agenda, Global Warming, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Report, Paris Agreement, PMC Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on COP23 president Bainimarama to ‘reach out’ to Trump over climate

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Flashback to Fiji in 2015 and the Pacific call for NZ to do more on climate change. Reporter Niklas Pedersen Video: Pacific Media Centre By Pasifik/Pacnews Fijian Prime Minister and incoming COP23 president Voreqe Bainimarama says he intends to use his position to reach out to US President […]

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350.org Pacific calls on Suckling to stop ‘slap in face’ support for coal mine

Published By   /  February 3, 2017  /  24/7 News, 350.org, 350.org Pacific, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Australia, Climate, Climate Change, Coal, Environment, Environmental activism, Evening Report, Fiji, Koreti Tiumalu, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, mining, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Report, Patrick Suckling, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reports  /  Comments Off on 350.org Pacific calls on Suckling to stop ‘slap in face’ support for coal mine

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Australia’s Patrick Suckling … criticised over his support for the Adani Carmichael coal mine. Image: DPS Srinagar The climate change advocacy group 350.org Pacific today called on Patrick Suckling, the Australian government’s Ambassador for the Environment, to immediately remove his support for the Adani Carmichael coal mine. If […]

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Report pours cold water on govt renewable energy initiative

Published By   /  January 31, 2017  /  24/7 News, clean energy, Climate Change, Economy, Work, & Welfare, electricity, Energy, Environment & Resource Management, Gareth Hughes, Green Party, hydro, Judith Collins, NPS, Opposition News, Politics, renewable energy, rma, solar, wind energy, wind power, wind turbines  /  Comments Off on Report pours cold water on govt renewable energy initiative

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Report pours cold water on govt renewable energy initiative The Government’s National Policy Statement on Renewable Energy Generation has been slammed as ineffective by an official report. Ten years ago, the previous Government began work on developing a National Policy Statement (NPS) on Renewable Energy […]

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Re-think trade deals for a fair and clean economy

Published By   /  January 30, 2017  /  24/7 News, Barry Coates, Climate Change, Donald Trump, Economy, Work, & Welfare, EU, Fair trade, Free trade, Free Trade Agreement, Green Party, NBR, Opposition News, Politics, Sierra Club, TISA, TPP, TPPA, Trade, trade agreements, Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement, TTIP, USA  /  Comments Off on Re-think trade deals for a fair and clean economy

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Re-think trade deals for a fair and clean economy Donald Trump didn’t kill the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA), popular opinion did. Trump – and Hillary Clinton for that matter – wouldn’t have campaigned against the TPPA if they didn’t think that would align them with […]

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Biman Prasad: COP23 presidency — facing the gravity of the task for Fiji

Published By   /  January 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Climate, Climate Action, Climate Change, COP23, Cyclone Winston, Development, Economics, Environment, Evening Report, Featured, Fiji, Innovation, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Oceans, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reports, Science-Technology, Small Island States, Sustainability, Technology, United Nations  /  Comments Off on Biman Prasad: COP23 presidency — facing the gravity of the task for Fiji

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz The narrativeIt is noteworthy that there was no communications or consultations nationally, regionally or internationally as Fiji lobbied to get the presidency for COP23 in Marrakech. Even our fellow members of the Pacific and SIDS (Small Islands Developing States) were caught unaware. A robust consultation nationally would have […]

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Well, THAT happened – Kennedy Graham reflects on 2016

Published By   /  January 1, 2017  /  24/7 News, Budget, Climate Change, COP21, COP22, disarmament, Green Party, ICC, Kennedy Graham, Opposition News, Politics, The Issues  /  Comments Off on Well, THAT happened – Kennedy Graham reflects on 2016

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Well, THAT happened – Kennedy Graham reflects on 2016 Every year is special, but 2016 has been extraordinary. We are, I think, witness to two global revolutions, occurring simultaneously. One is of a world uniting. The other is of a world fragmenting. This push-and-pull, yin […]

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New energy strategy a missed opportunity

Published By   /  December 14, 2016  /  24/7 News, carbon emissions, clean energy, Climate Change, Economy, Work, & Welfare, EECA, electricity, Energy, Environment & Resource Management, Fonterra, fossil fuel, fossil fuels, Gareth Hughes, Genesis, Green Party, greenhouse gas emissions, national, Nova Energy, Opposition News, Paris Climate Agreement, Parliament, Politics, renewable energy, Simon Bridges, Society & Culture  /  Comments Off on New energy strategy a missed opportunity

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: New energy strategy a missed opportunity You’d be forgiven for not noticing that the Government published a new draft energy strategy this week. It’s basically the same as the old energy strategy, which they published in 2011, but with one new target around industrial process […]

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Greenpeace video shows NZ oil seismic blasts ‘betrayal’ over climate change

Published By   /  December 11, 2016  /  24/7 News, Amazon Warrior, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Chevron, Climate, Climate Change, Environment, Environmental activism, Evening Report, Greenpeace NZ, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, mining, New Zealand, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Reports, seismic monitoring, Statoil, Surveillance  /  Comments Off on Greenpeace video shows NZ oil seismic blasts ‘betrayal’ over climate change

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz The Schlumberger seismic survey vessel, Amazon Warrior, seismic blasting approximately 120 nautical miles off the East Coast of New Zealand’s North Island. Video: Nigel Marple/Greenpeace Greenpeace NZ has released aerial footage from a reconnaissance flight of the world’s biggest seismic ship, the Amazon Warrior, blasting for oil 120 […]

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Guy McPherson and the end of humanity (not)

Published By   /  December 11, 2016  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Climate Change, Environment, Gareth Renowden, Hot Topic, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Pacific Region, Press Release, Science  /  Comments Off on Guy McPherson and the end of humanity (not)

MIL OSI – MIL OSI – Source: Hot Topic – By Gareth Renowden – Analysis published with permission of Hot-Topic.co.nz Headline: Guy McPherson and the end of humanity (not) Ecologist Guy McPherson has been touring New Zealand for the past couple of weeks, explaining why humanity has only 10 years to live (a kind-of Ziggy message […]

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Regional meeting eyes Pacific climate migration and displacement

Published By   /  December 8, 2016  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Civil rights, Climate, Climate adaptation, Climate Change, Development, Environment, Evening Report, Fiji, Human Rights, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Migration, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Nauru, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Reports, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Sustainability, Sustainable Development Goals, Tonga, Tuvalu, UNESCAP, Vanuatu  /  Comments Off on Regional meeting eyes Pacific climate migration and displacement

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Tuvalu Prime Minister Enele Sosene Sopoaga delivers the keynote address at the opening of the regional meeting on climate change and displacement at the Pacific Islands Forum in Suva tonight. Image: UNESCAP By Debbie Singh in Suva A regional meeting to consider key Pacific priorities and responsibilities for […]

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The dinosaur awakes – How quickly will it move; how clearly can it think?

Published By   /  November 11, 2016  /  24/7 News, Climate, Climate Change, COP, Green Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on The dinosaur awakes – How quickly will it move; how clearly can it think?

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: The dinosaur awakes – How quickly will it move; how clearly can it think? Disclaimer: this blog was written prior to the results of the US election. Humanity has woken, after a quarter-century of fitful slumber, to the fact of climate change.  Dangerous climate change. […]

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Climate change hits low-lying islands in Bougainville

Published By   /  November 10, 2016  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Civil Society, Climate adaptation, Climate Change, Economics, Environment, Evening Report, Featured, Food security, Global, Health and Fitness, Human Rights, Media, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reports, Security, Sustainability, Technology, Youth  /  Comments Off on Climate change hits low-lying islands in Bougainville

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz ‘The continuous call for relief aid for the people of Nissan has fallen on deaf ears’…Conrad Willy, Nehan community government member. Image: UNDP At least two children in the Nissan islands have been injured, falling off trees in desperate search for food, as climate change takes its toll on […]

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Block the offer – Canterbury

Published By   /  November 2, 2016  /  24/7 News, block offer, canterbury, Christchurch, Christchurch City Council, Climate Change, deep sea oil, deep sea oil drilling, deepwater horizon, Economy, Work, & Welfare, Environment & Resource Management, Eugenie Sage, fossil fuels, Gareth Hughes, gas, gas exploration, Green Party, greenhouse gas, Health & Wellbeing, hectors dolphin, kaikoura, Ngai Tahu, oil drilling, oil exploration, Oil Free Otautahi, oil spill, Opposition News, Politics, stop deep sea oil  /  Comments Off on Block the offer – Canterbury

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Block the offer – Canterbury Today, Christchurch City Council considered the National-led Government’s Block Offer 2017 proposal to tender for permits which allow companies to explore for oil and gas in New Zealand, including off the Canterbury coast . Thankfully, the City Council voted by […]

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