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Agriculture: The right signals

By   /  April 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Agriculture, Climate, dairy farming, Economy, Work, & Welfare, Environment & Resource Management, Freshwater, Green Party, horticulture, landcorp, Opposition News, pastoral farming, Politics, vivid economics, water  /  Comments Off on Agriculture: The right signals

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Agriculture: The right signals Landcorp is New Zealand’s biggest farming operation. It’s a farming company with more than 100 farms, owned by us – the people of New Zealand – and I was very pleased to read a piece by Landcorp CEO, Steven Carden talking […]

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Climate change hurts the vulnerable

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

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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Vivid’s Report Will Help Parliament Debate the Climate

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

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

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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AUT to get NZ’s first 100% electric bus in public transport test

By   /  January 29, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Auckland Transport, Climate, Education funding, Electric buses, electricity, Environment, Evening Report, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Public Transport, Reports, Transport, Universities  /  Comments Off on AUT to get NZ’s first 100% electric bus in public transport test

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Two E-buses are to join Auckland Transport’s fleet in a bid to combat climate change. Image: Auckland City Harbour News The viability of large electric vehicles (EVs) as replacements for current diesel buses is to be tested with a project that will see New Zealand’s first 100 percent […]

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Estonia’s high price of energy independence – ‘we have lost our wetlands, our streams’

By   /  January 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Climate, electricity, Energy, Environment, Environmental Journalism, European Union, Evening Report, Featured, Features, Finland, Global, Green politics, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, mining, Pacific Media Centre, PMC Reportage, renewable energy, Reports, shale, Terrorism, wetlands  /  Comments Off on Estonia’s high price of energy independence – ‘we have lost our wetlands, our streams’

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Estonia may lie a continent and an ocean away from the two biggest polluters in the world – China and the United States – but the nation cannot lay claim to climate innocence. Having mined oil shale for 100 years, Estonia now has energy independence, but it has […]

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Despite Trump, 2017 should be another top year for global wind

By   /  January 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Climate, Donald Trump, Economics, Environment, Evening Report, Featured, Global, Human Rights, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, PMC Reportage, Post-truth politics, Refugees, renewable energy, Renewables, Reports, wind power  /  Comments Off on Despite Trump, 2017 should be another top year for global wind

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz President-elect Dinald Trump … “bunch of climate-denying billionaires [named] as his key cabinet nominees”. Image: 21stCentTech ANALYSIS: By Steve Sawyer Looking back at 2016, it’s easier to come up with a list of bad things that happened than good: Brexit, Trump and the rise of post-truth politics; the […]

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China coal plant building at crossroads amid carbon pricing reforms

By   /  January 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, capital defaults, Carbon Policy, Carbon pricing, China, Climate, Coal, Development, electricity, Environment, Evening Report, Investment, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, mining, Pacific Media Centre, PMC Reportage, Reports, Sustainability  /  Comments Off on China coal plant building at crossroads amid carbon pricing reforms

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz China is currently building more coal plants than it needs and in doing so is misallocating capital at an unprecedented rate. As of July 2016, China had 895 GW of existing coal capacity being used less than half of the time – and perversely has 205 GW under […]

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

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: reflecting on 2016 and beyond

By   /  December 28, 2016  /  2016, 24/7 News, Child Poverty, Climate, Conservation, end 2016, Freshwater, Green MPs, Green Party, Health & Wellbeing, homelessness, homelessness inquiry, Housing, Justice & Democracy, MoU, Opposition News, Politics, Society & Culture, The Issues  /  Comments Off on Well, THAT happened: reflecting on 2016 and beyond

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Well, THAT happened: reflecting on 2016 and beyond Lots of people are saying 2016 has been a bit of a shocker, with political events like Brexit and Trump; US Police shooting black people – and the emergence of Black Lives Matter; the death of legendary […]

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

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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Regional meeting eyes Pacific climate migration and displacement

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?

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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Legal case filed as oil giant exists NZ for Artic

By   /  October 20, 2016  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Climate, Climate Action, Climate Change, Deep-sea mining, Environment, Evening Report, Featured, Global, GreenPeace, Human Rights, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Oil industry, Pacific Media Centre, PMC Reportage, Reports, Youth  /  Comments Off on Legal case filed as oil giant exists NZ for Artic

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz An unprecedented legal case has been filed this week against the Norwegian government for allowing oil companies including state-owned Statoil to drill for new oil in the Arctic. The legal case was filed by Nature and Youth, the largest environmentalist youth organisation in Norway and Greenpeace Nordic. Both agencies […]

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