Climate change and New Zealand

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Bike riders next to canal in Hamilton
  • Climate hub
  • 3 Jun 2022

Our sustainable communities: Hamilton

Micromobility and biodiversity lead the way as Hamilton takes action to reduce its emissions

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  • Climate hub
  • 3 Jun 2022

Emissions free energy: the latest sustainable innovations

Some of the recent developments in renewable energy and climate change innovation from around the globe.

Dr Michaela Kendall
  • Climate hub
  • 16 Mar 2022

Making sense of fuel cells for NZ

Dr Michaela Kendall, co-founder and CEO of fuel cell company Adelan Ltd, talks to Genesis Energy about the...

Sophie Handford at climate strike
  • Climate hub
  • 2 Feb 2022

Sophie Handford: the voice of a generation

Sophie Handford, coordinator of the School Strike 4 Climate NZ and a Kāpiti District councillor, talks about..

Professor Sir Peter Gluckman
  • Climate hub
  • 1 Feb 2022

Covid and climate change – New Zealand’s leadership role

The challenges and opportunities of global scientific approaches to Covid-19 and climate change, including a..

electric shiphandling tug
  • Climate hub
  • 13 Dec 2021

Turning the tide on shipping

Shipping presents one of the big challenges in global decarbonisation, but new initiatives are making waves.

Climate change protest
  • Climate hub
  • 10 Dec 2021

Climate science: rage, hope, and despair

The world is careering towards a number of critical tipping points in confronting the climate challenge.

Alok Sharma, President of COP 26
  • Climate hub
  • 22 Nov 2021

Killing coal at COP 26

COP 26 was hailed as a success by many, but we are still on course to see dangerous levels of global warming.

Four hands high fiving in nature
  • Climate hub
  • 21 Oct 2021

Hitting NZ's climate change targets

Words of advice for New Zealand’s Climate Change Commission from their UK counterpart.

Cars in traffic
  • Climate hub
  • 7 Oct 2021

Have we reached peak car?

New Zealand’s long love affair with cars seems to be on the decline – and it’s part of a global trend.

Solar panels
  • Climate hub
  • 7 Oct 2021

Solar gets clever with clouds

Machine learning is being used to turn forecasting into ‘nowcasting’ that could boost the efficiency of solar

Wind farm in China
  • Climate hub
  • 6 Oct 2021

China watch: coal on the rise

Whether the world meets emissions targets depends largely on China

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