Taranaki People Headed for Petroleum Conference Blockade

Press Release – Climate Justice Taranaki

“Taranaki people, residents and whnau with concerns for our global climate are travelling to Wellington next week to participate in the Rally for Climate Justice and the blockade of the annual Petroleum Conference” says Urs Signer, member … Read more »

Dear Jacinda: We Haven’t Got Any More Time

Opinion – Valerie Morse

On Monday, the Prime Minister accepted a petition calling for the end to oil and gas exploration signed by 45,000 people. In response to this, the Prime Minister asked for a bit more time to make a decision about the future of oil and gas. … Read more »

Vector Lights energy system and public artwork unveiled

Press Release – Vector

Energy and Resources Minister Megan Woods has officially opened the Vector Lights energy system, saying the solar powered light display points the way to a 100% renewable energy future. Read more »

Speech: Shaw – On low emissions economy

Speech – New Zealand Government

4 March 2018 Downstream Energy sector speech on low emissions economy Hon James Shaw Climate Change DOWNSTREAM 14 March Sky City Convention Centre Akld Kia ora koutou, ata marie Nga mihi nui ki a koutou Read more »

Woods says low income people shouldn’t subsidise solar power

Article – BusinessDesk

March 13 (BusinessDesk) – Energy Minister Megan Woods has told a major electricity industry conference the government is watching to make sure low-income consumers don’t end up facing higher electricity costs caused by wealthier people installing … Read more »

SEANZ joins call to end oil and gas exploration

Press Release – SEANZ

Today SEANZ has joined a long list of business leaders, iwi leaders, scientists, environmentalists, actors, musicians, health professionals and others in pledging our support for the New Zealand Government to end oil and gas exploration now, as … Read more »

Ministerial address: Future of the energy sector, new energy

Press Release – New Zealand Downstream

The Hon Dr Megan Woods will open the NZ Downstream energy conference on Tuesday next week. In her first major address to the energy sector since taking the role, all eyes will be focused on the new Minister of Energy and Resources for clues about … Read more »

Leading NZers urge Ardern to end oil exploration

Press Release – Greenpeace New Zealand

A group of leading New Zealanders, including scientists, health professionals, unions, and the current New Zealand Poet Laureate, have launched an open letter urging Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern to end oil and gas exploration. Read more »

Speech: Natural Capital and the Living Standards Framework

Speech – New Zealand Treasury

Its a great pleasure to come to the University of Waikato. To me, universities are among the most important institutions of any country. Among other things, its where people learn to draw on different knowledge, disciplines and points of view … Read more »

Check out online how climate change may affect your place

Press Release – Greater Wellington Regional Council

People interested in how climate change may affect the region can now use a huge range of data to drill right down to its impact on local communities. Read more »

New Research Confirms Sustainability Drives Growth

Press Release – NZI

Improved productivity, lower costs, a strong image and a platform for competitive advantage are just some of the benefits of running a sustainable business. Read more »

Govt support needed to hit renewable energy target

Article – BusinessDesk

New Zealand’s government needs to step up support for innovation if it wants to hit the 100 percent renewable energy target, says Australian renewable energy advocate Simon Corbell. Read more »

Growing awareness of benzene as a significant health hazard

Press Release – Entec

Entec, a provider of gas detection solutions, has added benzene to the large array of hazardous substances that their specialist equipment can detect. Read more »

Transpower releases Security of Supply Annual Assessment

Press Release – BusinessDesk

Transpower today advised that there is sufficient consented generation available to ensure a reliable electricity supply until at least 2027 assuming the industry continues to rely on thermal generation. Read more »

First Public EV Charging Station For The Hurunui

Press Release – Hurunui District Council

Electric vehicle owners driving through the Hurunui District are now able to charge their vehicles at the new public charging station in Culverden. The charging station is a key part of the soon to be completed Culverden Service Hub. Read more »

EVs are part of a longer sustainability journey

Press Release – Flip the Fleet

A new survey shows that while early adopters of electric vehicles bought them for environmental reasons and values, the switch to electric drove them further along a sustainability journey. Read more »

Environmental economics report – Expert reaction

Press Release – Science Media Centre

New Zealand’s economy grew faster than the country’s greenhouse gases over the past 25 years, according to a new report. Read more »

Greenhouse emissions rise at a slower pace than growth

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

New Zealands greenhouse gas emissions rose 24 percent in the past 25 years, but grew more slowly than the economy in general, Stats NZ said today. Read more »

SMC – A renewable low-carbon transport fuels industry

Press Release – Science Media Centre

New Zealand could build a renewable low-carbon transport fuels industry – but only if the nation decides to act, according to a new report from Scion. Read more »

NZ could forge a green transport fuels future

Press Release – Scion

New Zealand could build a renewable low-carbon transport fuels industry – but only if the nation decides to act. Read more »

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