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Why the Climate Change Commission’s targets are so weak

Why the Climate Change Commission’s targets are so weakRobert McLachlan, 05:00, Mar 13 2021, Published on Stuff Climate Change report: What’s the future of gas? The Climate Change Commission’s first report has been released, with a raft of targets proposed to cut emissions. OPINION: Of all the many things the Climate Change Commission has been …

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Wise Response submission to the Climate Change Commission – March 2021

Wise Response has made a comprehensive submission to the Climate Change Commission. The submission is available as a PDF here. PRESS RELEASE 30 MARCH 2021 Wise Response advocates deep and wide-ranging actions. Climate Change Commission’s advice supported but ‘too narrow’. Wise Response recommends 24 essential actions in its advice to the Climate Change Commission.  ‘Business …

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WR Press Release: November Temperatures Above Average: Summer Heatwave Is Developing With Significant Impacts Likely

Media release: 6 December 2020 November temperatures above average: summer heatwave is developing with significant impacts likely The next New Zealand summer heatwave is developing, and the expected impacts are extremely likely to be intense according to Wise Response scientists. The team monitoring its progress have found that sub-surface sea temperature anomalies east of the …

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Intergenerational Open Letter for Climate Action Now

To: The NZ Government Intergenerational Open Letter for Climate Action Now JS Campaign created by Jim Salinger Join these New Zealand’s Intergenerational Climate Ambassadors, aged from 13 to 88, to call on the Government for a climate reset now. We are all a group representing all generations including the Solid Generation (pre 1946), Baby Boomers, …

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POSTPONED – Public meeting: International Scientists Update the Climate Emergency and Response Options – Postponed until further notice

Please note this meeting has been postponed until further notice. Ted Talk: “Why I must speak out about climate change.”  Dr James Hansen, Acknowledged World Authority on Climate Change   Beyond climate tipping points: The changing face of Planet Earth. Dr Andrew Glikson, Climate Change Institute, Australian National University, Canberra   Andrew Y. Glikson an …

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WR Press Release: Recent Climate Reports Underscore Genuine Emergency

The Wise Response Society is anxious the underlying message in a suite of recent reports about the evolving climate crisis is fully recognised and heeded. While the New Zealand Government has been making big efforts to address national climate risks, what these reports together do is reinforce the need for all sectors of the economy …

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Submission to the OMV application for oil and gas drilling off the Otago Coast

Wise Response Chair Sir Alan Mark has submitted to the Environment Protection Authority (EPA) on the OMV application to drill for oil and gas off the Otago Coast. The submission is avilable as a PDF here: Sir Alan Mark – SUBMISSION. OMV APPLICATION 9EEZ1000180 The Otago Daily Times covered the story here on its front …

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Wise Response Society Submission to the Climate Change Response Bill 2019

Wise Response has submitted to the Climate Change Response Bill. The submission is available as a PDF here: Wise Response Submission to Climate Change Response Bill 160719   The submission was covered in Carbon News: WISE WORDS: Aim for 2040 and attack methane MA consorium of expers is calling for New Zealand to be carbon-neutral …

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