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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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Open letter to NZ Minister of Finance re Monetary Policy, Government Debt And Bonds

Monetary Policy, Government Debt And Bonds Thursday, 21 May 2020, 10:22 amArticle: Dugald MacTavish Open letter to Hon Grant Robertson, Minister of Finance Parliament Buildings Wellington, 6160 20 May 2020 Cc Right Hon Jacinda Ardern Dear Minister Robertson First, let me express our Society’s deep appreciation of the overall manner in which your Government is …

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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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