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Keep an eye out for climate change result from the courts re Sarah Thomson case.

Sarah Thomson has been taking NZ government to court over an inadequate response to climate change and failure to consider the full impacts.  The Wellington High court heard this 26-28 June with Judge Millan asking pertinent questions. Her decision is … Continue reading

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Protest to US Secretary of State in person Tuesday 6 June 12.30-1.30

Rex Tillerson, US Secretary of State is in Wellington to meet with our Government. Join in to show disapproval for US decision to withdraw from the Paris accord. Meet at Parliament -Main action 12.30-1.30, however we’ll maintain a presence through … Continue reading

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Just for fun- White man behind the desk

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Join protest against US Sec of State visiting NZ this Tues 6 June- see Events page

Opportunities to speak to the US sec of state aren’t common. This is about justice for all. People across the globe are suffering and the highest emitter of greenhouse gases is not wiling to be part of the solution. The … Continue reading

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Health and climate change

Interesting clip from The Lancet emphasising the far-reaching health implications of climate change and benefits of changing to clean energy solutions.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sWhoe9xTC4A

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NZ Zero Carbon Act to honour Paris agreement

Generation Zero has begun drafting legislation for New Zealand based on the UK’s successful 2008 Climate Change Act. The Zero Carbon Act will establish a legally-binding framework that sets an emissions pathway to the long-term goal of being zero carbon … Continue reading

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‘Changing the tide’-Quirky ‘back to the future’ film.

Wellington’s ‘Back to the future’ short film (6 mins) Time travel to Wellington, 40 years from now.  Thanks to this great work from ‘Film for Change’. See  how one mother responds to her child’s challenging questions, and the common struggles … Continue reading

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Future focused

Listen to this biologist who shares frankly about the future outlook and how his nine year old daughter is an inspiration to him to keep advocating for change. http://www.radionz.co.nz/national/programmes/ourchangingworld/audio/201811409/looking-to-the-future-with-biologist-corey-bradshaw

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Have your say in local body action on Climate change

Special post (until  October 2016) It is really important to have your say on reducing the city’s carbon emissions, so find out where the candidates stand on climate change action and make your 2016 local body election count.    More on … Continue reading

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Veronika Meduna- a great read

Veronika Meduna’s new book at only 88pages was given to me at Christmas and makes a fascinating read, a good introduction to understanding climate issues with good NZ inclusions. Quote from Veronika in the NZ herald interview 10th Dec. “I’m … Continue reading

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