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Palau's President has slammed New Zealand's new government for its oil and gas exploration plans, as the COP28 global climate summit gets underway. Audio
The Pacific Islands Climate Action Network says while the Loss and Damage Fund deal reached at the COP28]summit in Dubai is "significant", it does not go far enough. Audio
A deal to start giving money to the countries hardest hit by climate change is being seen as a breakthrough on the first day of the COP28 summit in Dubai.
The U.N Secretary General Antonio Guterres… Audio
Progress on climate issues may be slow but COP remains the best mechanism for pressuring governments to make the changes needed to avert catastrophe.
Banning new developments, managed retreats, ground strengthening and creating more water storage are among the options unveiled to help South Dunedin face future hazards.
The President of Palau has slammed New Zealand's new government for its oil and gas exploration plans, as the COP28 global climate summit gets underway.
The National-led Government intends to reopen… Audio
Wealthy nations at COP28 have adopted a new fund to help poor nations handle climate-related disasters.
A controversial climate-change-themed public artwork 13 years in the making is due to be completed in Kerikeri this week.
The human rights of people living on small Pacific Islands are already being impeded due to climate change, a study published in Nature Climate Change says. Audio
The Huntly power station would still be needed for peak demand, but coal use would be reduced and replaced with biomass and possibly hydrogen, while gas would be needed for the transition, Genesis…
A new legal framework to support climate-displaced people and guarantee their human rights is being served up ahead of COP28.
Simon Watts is confident he will not face criticism at COP28 over plans to resume oil and gas exploration in Aotearoa. Audio
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The coalition Government says it will repeal the ban on offshore oil and gas exploration.
That's despite the United Nations saying the world is on track to produce around 110-percent more fossil… Audio
The new Climate Change Minister, Simon Watts, may have a tricky time defending the Government if he goes to the global climate summit starting on Wednesday.
Scientists and lobby groups say it's… Audio
Consumers and corporations are looking for ways to take meaningful action on climate change and sustainability, two studies suggest.
Recloaking Papatūānuku say sucking carbon out of the atmosphere using homegrown projects could be cheaper than buying carbon offsets overseas.
The 2023 Impact Award winners were announced earlier this month, Amy Klitscher took out the Climate Award for her enterprise the Sustainable Food Company, her catering business with a plant-based… Audio
Opinion - The impacts of climate change are already being felt around the world, nowhere more so than in Small Island Developing States, writes Munkhtuya Altangerel.
The United Arab Emirates planned to use its role as the host of UN climate talks as an opportunity to strike oil and gas deals, the BBC has learned.