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Responding to Climate Change – TODAY 2-3pm April 21st: A short film viewing, presentation and discussion. St Aidan’s church (Iona Centre), 89 Miramar ave, Miramar Hosted by A Rocha Aotearoa NZ (part of A Rocha world-wide), maintaining hope around a complex issue

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Update from NIWA’s chief scientist

NIWA’s chief scientist speaks about this past summer and great explanation of where we’re up to and where we’re headed. Mitigation now is far cheaper than adapting to the sea level and potentially relocating 6.6% of New Zealanders (due to … Continue reading

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Westpac report concludes it make far more financial sense to reduce emissions now than sort out the damage later(30 billion dollars sense) http://www.nzherald.co.nz/index.cfm?objectid=12025160&ref=twitter

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a GOOD NEWS story….

Brazil has abandoned plans to open Renca reserve to mining, a 46,000 square km Amazon forest. The world need all the forest it has, to absorb carbon from atmosphere, so it’s Public pressure WORKS! Avaaz petition signed by 1.8+ million … Continue reading

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Roxborough – 40mm in 3 hours. These extreme events are what we can expect more of.

This past year has seen so many unprecedented weather events, which on their on may not be attributable to Climate change, but experts are confidently saying the scale and frequency signifies exactly the changes expected by a warming planet. Wetter … Continue reading

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

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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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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