Climate change: Where to next for Aotearoa?

Climate change: Where to next for Aotearoa?

By James Renwick In a new report, the Climate Change Commission has called on the New Zealand government to take ‘immediate and decisive action’ to cut emissions.  New Zealand’s Climate Change Commission today released its long-anticipated advice to the...
What needs to happen to address wildfires? 🔊

What needs to happen to address wildfires? 🔊

In the last few weeks, the western part of the United States has experienced one of the worst wildfire seasons in history. Not coincidently, some areas have also recorded the highest temperatures since records began. What is the relationship between climate change and...
Climate Change: Is it worse than we thought?

Climate Change: Is it worse than we thought?

By James Renwick If the world does not take action on reducing emissions of greenhouse gases, especially carbon dioxide, the future could be very grim indeed. The news about climate change has sounded quite dire for many years, with looming threats around extreme...
Climate change: Should we be worried?

Climate change: Should we be worried?

By Michael Grose & Julie Arblaster Just how hot will it get this century? Latest climate models suggest it could be worse than we thought. Climate scientists use mathematical models to project the Earth’s future under a warming world, but a group of the latest...