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...
Climate change: How damaging is methane?

Climate change: How damaging is methane?

By Zebedee Nicholls & Tim Baxter Methane is a shorter-lived greenhouse gas – why do we average it out over 100 years? By doing so, do we risk emitting so much in the upcoming decades that we reach climate tipping points? The climate conversation is often...
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...