295 articles from The New Zealand Herald.

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2022-11-23 Shaw to look at 1.5C ‘obligation’ in climate law Share this article Minister of Climate Change James Shaw says New Zealanders can...
2022-11-21 Simon Wilson: National’s approach to climate is a massive failure for farmers Share this article Reminder, this is a Premium article and requires a subscripti...
2022-11-20 National MP Scott Simpson attends UN Climate Change Conference Share this article National's Environment spokesperson Scott Simpson recently at...
2022-11-16 Climate change: Will 2022 be NZ’s hottest year? Share this article Nelson was flooded in an August "atmospheric river" that came...
2022-11-15 NZ gets 'fossil' shame award at climate conference as new funds announced Share this article Climate Change Minister James Shaw is at the latest round of ...
2022-11-13 Climate refugee denied protected status in NZ Share this article Tarawa, an atoll in Kiribati. Photo / AP A refugee has failed...
2022-11-08 Govt report names vulnerable communities at major risk of flooding Share this article A swollen Kerikeri River races past two of New Zealand's olde...
2022-11-08 NZ supports 'loss and damage' climate impact funding Share this article PM, Jacinda Ardern on how NZ will participate on a global sca...
2022-11-06 COP27 UN climate summit: Grim backdrop of a world in crisis - NZ Herald Share this article Delegates attend an opening session at the COP27 UN Climate S...
2022-11-02 Vanishing taonga: How climate change is melting our glaciers Share this article A timelapse camera, installed in 2012, records the retreat of...
2022-11-01 Climate change: NZ banks, homeowners exposed to rising flood risk Share this article Rough estimates have put the cost of losing properties and as...
2022-10-28 Get out the fans - Northland to swelter in high humidity this weekend Share this article Reminder, this is a Premium article and requires a subscripti...
2022-10-27 Taking action against climate change through football Share this article The game became a metaphor for the inequalities in the world,...
2022-10-19 Dr Jacqueline Rowarth: Climate change, confusion, and hot air Share this article Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment Simon Upton's ...
2022-10-12 Whangārei Fringe Festival: Climate change in sound and imagery Share this article Whangārei climate scientist Matt de Boer (left) and Kim Newal...
2022-10-11 Govt rejected Shaw's preferred farming emissions plan Share this article Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, Agriculture Minister Damien O'...
2022-10-09 NZX-listed companies slow to recognise climate change - PwC Share this article Reminder, this is a Premium article and requires a subscripti...
2022-10-07 Zero convictions: Pensioners let off climate change graffiti of bank Share this article Climate activists and pensioners Brian Wheeldon, Carillon Cow...
2022-10-06 Forests would need to triple to account for agriculture emissions Share this article Agricultural emissions make up about half of the country's to...
2022-10-01 Climate change: Million-dollar study to build local forecasting risk tool Share this article Kiwis will soon be able to find out what climate shifts will ...
2022-09-23 Shaw calls for 'rolling climate strikes' Share this article Student protesters gathered on Parliament grounds in Wellingt...
2022-09-21 Forum weighs need for action alongside business opportunities Share this article More than 500 people packed Auckland's Aotea Centre, eager to...
2022-09-18 Opinion: Ngāi Tahu calls for caution over climate change 'managed retreat' Share this article One of the wider questions arising from flooding around the t...
2022-09-16 Climate change worsened Pakistan flood impact Share this article A displaced family wades through a flooded area after heavy r...
2022-09-14 Garth Falconer: Tough calls for Cook Islands Share this article Reminder, this is a Premium article and requires a subscripti...
2022-09-01 'No more weekend shopping in Melbourne': Climate change expert Share this article Shoppers enjoying some retail therapy in the laneways of Melb...
2022-09-01 Most CO2 in atmosphere in nearly a million years Share this article CO2 concentrations in the atmosphere were the highest detecte...
2022-08-30 'There is no bigger problem': Degree of sea level rise now inevitable, study shows Share this article A new paper shows that ice melt from Greenland alone will cau...
2022-08-25 For science sake: The expedition cruise holidays aiming to help the climate crisis Share this article Aurora Expeditions' ship The Greg Mortimer is at home in Anta...
2022-08-18 Climate Change: Insurer eyes risk-pricing for coastal erosion Share this article A major insurer is eyeing risk-based pricing for coastal eros...
2022-08-18 Opinion: Why farmers can't ignore climate change Share this article File photo / Brett Phibbs Opinion: When it comes to climate c...
2022-08-17 Comment: Huge decisions on climate change looming Share this article Climate change is a big issue for a coastal island nation lik...
2022-08-03 'We need resources': Africa wants polluting rich nations to compensate for environmental damage Activists engage in a 'Show US The Money' protest at the COP26 UN Climate Summit...
2022-08-02 Likely need to evacuate towns laid bare in Government's climate-change plan Climate Change Minister James Shaw held a presser on Owhiro Bay beach to release...
2022-08-02 Climate change: Plan for managed retreat in hardest hit areas to be outlined Grant Wilkins says the stress for all the Grant Wilkins says the stress for all ...
2022-08-01 $27 million pledged to rebuild market, fight climate change in Samoa Talosaga Bilbo at the Savalalo Market set to be rebuilt with the help of $12 mil...
2022-08-01 Climate endgame: Scientists say worst-case scenario should not be ignored How a hockey stick prevented a robbery, four-day working week trial begins and t...
2022-08-01 'We need to get cracking': Time running out to plan for rising sea levels, increased flooding Wellington's Owhiro Bay has been the site of several recent flooding incidents. ...
2022-07-26 'Out of touch with reality': Climate misinformation leaves lasting mark as world heats Wildfires, floods and soaring temperatures have made climate change real to many...
2022-07-25 It's 'necessary' to act: Climate change damage already impacting Middle East nations The Zayandeh Roud river no longer runs under the 400-year-old Si-o-seh Pol bridg...
2022-07-20 How climate change is affecting NZ's Great Walks The Routeburn Track is one of New Zealand's 10 Great Walks. Photo / Stewart Nimm...
2022-07-20 'Grim outlook': Most major nations lag in acting on climate-fighting goals Focus: Global Warming and Climate Change causes and effects. Video / AP / NASA F...
2022-07-17 'Climate change faster than anticipated': Warning 'thousands could die' as heatwave hits UK Weather prediction made this week. A hypothetical forecast of the weather in 205...
2022-07-16 Act now on climate change, says Youth MP Bethanie Luke: The Sacred Heart student representing Hon Andrew Little at Youth ...
2022-07-12 Editorial: Forum needs to unify over climate change Share this article Reminder, this is a Premium article and requires a subscripti...
2022-06-30 US Supreme Court blocks anti-emissions measures EVs and agriculture: Ardern signs climate deal with California Governor Gavin Ne...
2022-06-21 'This is scary': Why this image should alarm Kiwis This image shows how the temperature in New Zealand has changed since the start ...
2022-06-20 A Pacific reset? Why NZ must prioritise climate change and labour mobility Focus: Global Warming and Climate Change causes and effects. Video / AP / NASA T...
2022-06-08 Experts say the time is now to discuss impact of climate change on Far North Te Hapua is one of the Far North coastal communities having to act now to combat...
2022-06-07 'Buyer beware': How climate change could send insurance costs surging Flooding around Rotorua. Video / Ben Fraser, Supplied Multimedia journalist Risi...
2022-06-06 Climate change: New panels want to talk ethics of geoengineering EVs and agriculture: Ardern signs climate deal with California Governor Gavin Ne...
2022-06-05 Climate change a factor in extreme autumn weather Damaged caused by flooding in Tairāwhiti in March. Photo / Tairāwhiti Civil Defe...
2022-05-24 Editorial: Climate crisis concern finds an ally Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese. Photo / AP EDITORIAL Has a giant wok...
2022-05-22 Christopher Niesche: What Albanese's political win means for climate change Labor Party leader Anthony Albanese has promised to reduce emissions by 43 per c...
2022-05-20 At last we have climate change plan With Hawke's Bay's climate and generally flat land cycling and walking to work a...
2022-05-17 Climate change plan attacked from all sides over lack of detail Christopher Luxon commenting on the Budget and yesterday's Emissions Reduction P...
2022-05-16 $569m to get Kiwis into EVs, gas guzzlers face ban, criticism over ag 'omission' Scepticism over the big emissions reduction plan, just how bad is bullying in Ne...
2022-05-15 Climate plan: Eight talking points from Govt's announcement Thomas Coughlan questions why agriculture is getting $750m in funding when the i...
2022-05-10 Climate change: Why there's a new legal risk for directors The legal risk to boards around climate change is growing, an expert says. Perso...
2022-05-09 Climate change: Nats back emissions budgets Since 1990 there has been a 76 per cent increase in transport emissions, now mak...
2022-05-09 Climate change plan revealed for NZ Climate Change Minister James Shaw reveals the Govt's proposed National Adaptati...
2022-05-06 Northland-wide local government climate change adaptation strategy implemented Whangārei's Town Basin is among many parts of Northland's coastline to be challe...
2022-04-26 How much and who pays, part of major climate adaptation process Flooding and washout at Waipiro Bay in Tairāwhiti in mid-April from ex-tropical ...
2022-04-19 Watch: PM announces climate change as new focus in NZ-Singapore collaboration Focus Live: PM Jacinda Ardern and PM Lee Hsien Loong speak to the media from Sin...
2022-04-11 Simon Wilson: 7 big takeouts from that scary climate change report Methane, belched by cows, is critical to an urgent response to the climate crisi...
2022-04-10 The Front Page: Why Govt's fuel bailout was a mistake never to be repeated The danger of climate change is closer than we realise. Photo / Getty Images We ...
2022-04-07 Editorial: Aviation must go green as climate crisis bites What is the United Nations climate summit in Glasgow all about? Video / Ben Cumm...
2022-04-05 Greens slate fuel subsidy over climate change impacts The legislation will instruct Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency to apply a 36 per ...
2022-04-04 'Litany of broken promises': UN climate report shows world hurtling towards danger zone New Zealand stays at red, warning as the world hurtles to the climate danger zon...
2022-03-09 Climate change worsened Westport deluge - study Scientists have teased out the hidden hand of climate change in one of our worst...
2022-03-07 'Embarrassing': Ashburton councillors question authenticity of climate change Ashburton councillors questioning the authenticity of climate change have been l...
2022-03-06 Climate Change Commission on trial - what happens next Climate Change minister James Shaw defended plans to introduce slow, steady nati...
2022-03-05 Climate change report paints a bleak picture If you can adopt a stream or river of your own and bring it to life with your ma...
2022-03-02 Letters: Climate crisis needs attention Share this article Reminder, this is a Premium article and requires a subscripti...
2022-03-01 Climate change brings extreme, early impact to South America As COP 26 takes place in Glasgow, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern talks to us abou...
2022-02-27 Lawyers challenge Climate Change Commission's advice on emissions reduction Photo / 123RF By Hamish Cardwell for RNZ A group of lawyers will today argue in...
2022-02-23 Biden seeks to price damages as climate change costs mount In this 2016 file photo, a haul truck with a 250-ton capacity carries coal after...
2022-02-09 Climate change: Something everyone should be interested in Climate change scientist James Renwick will give a talk on science, response and...
2022-01-30 Rob Rattenbury: Climate change is a sleeping giant that needs our attention While the world has been focused on Covid-19 over the past two years, the elepha...
2022-01-25 Ski resorts battle against climate change Snowpack in the US West has decreased by about 20 per cent in the last century, ...
2022-01-19 A future without babies: Young people not having kids over climate change fears Twenty-three-year-old Alexandra Cox, faced with the fear of what climate change ...
2022-01-18 Comment: Time to tackle climate change is now Kāpiti Coast Mayor K. Gurunathan. Weekly column by Kāpiti Mayor K Gurunathan. It...
2022-01-18 Wellington wins $1million in global competition to tackle climate change with technology Renders from Wellington City Council's Digital Twin currently being developed in...
2022-01-17 No, Hunga-Tonga eruption won't slow global warming It produced an ash cloud spanning hundreds of square kilometres - but scientists...
2022-01-09 Icebergs to Africa? Climate change sparks Antarctic resource race 11 babies, a nuclear disaster and maybe a murder, a new Herald podcast uncovers ...
2022-01-06 Climate changed: Why scientists are redefining 'normal' in NZ New Zealand's climate is warming at a quickening pace - making severe events lik...
2021-12-30 Indigenous trade and global problems on the table in Dubai Ngā Tāngata Tiaki o Whanganui chair Sheena Maru presents at Te Aratini at Expo 2...
2021-12-22 'Nonsensical' - Greens smarting after Labour delays climate change fixes As COP 26 takes place in Glasgow, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern talks to us abou...
2021-12-20 Biden boosts fuel-economy standards to fight climate change As COP 26 takes place in Glasgow, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern talks to us abou...
2021-12-16 Air NZ boss: Covid pales into insignificance compared to climate change Air New Zealand chief pilot David Morgan on the delivery of a new Airbus A320. V...
2021-12-13 Russia halts 'threat to security' resolution on climate change An aerial view of a coal-fired power station in Lanzhou in northwestern China's ...
2021-12-13 Editorial: Idleness can costs us our future - climate change Climate change is coming if we admit to it or not. How much of our beautiful nat...
2021-12-12 Feeling the heat: 'Talk is cheap, we need to act '- youth have mixed feelings about climate change Noah Hewlett is a 12-year-old from Whangārei who is passionate about climate cha...
2021-12-10 Climate change funding next week As COP 26 takes place in Glasgow, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern talks to us abou...
2021-12-08 Climate change behind one-in-200-year flooding in Canterbury Climate change is why the Canterbury flooding earlier this year was so severe, r...
2021-12-03 Editorial: When convenience kills the planet - uncomfortable conversations about climate change Northland has its fair share of natural beauty worth protecting. Photo / Julia C...
2021-11-30 Phil Goff announces climate change tax as part of 5.9 per cent rates increase Auckland mayor Phil Goff presented the mayoral proposal today for his fifth budg...
2021-11-15 Emma Lewisham on COP26: 'We no longer have the luxury of time' Emma Lewisham says collaboration is the best tool we have to fight the climate c...
2021-11-14 COP26 climate summit agreement 'least worst' outcome Climate Change Minister James Shaw attended the COP26 summit in Glasgow. Photo: ...
2021-11-13 COP26 is over - so where did it get us? Young climate campaigners take part in a UK Student Climate Network protest in L...
2021-11-13 Climate change: Ten NZ scientists share their hopes and fears What is the United Nations climate summit in Glasgow all about? Video / Ben Cumm...
2021-11-11 Climate change: NZ to issue 'green bonds' What is the United Nations climate summit in Glasgow all about? Video / Ben Cumm...
2021-11-11 China, US pledge to increase cooperation at UN climate talks What is the United Nations climate summit in Glasgow all about? Video / Ben Cumm...
2021-11-10 Climate change: Why insurer's new risk-pricing is a big deal The storm that hit the South Island's West Coast in July - and flooded much of W...
2021-11-09 Climate change: Will this vast Antarctic ice sheet reach tipping point? Scientists are to retrieve samples from below Antarctica's Ross Ice Shelf, to le...
2021-11-08 Climate change: Councils shouldn't wait to tackle coastal threats - report Councils can already protect communities from rising sea levels. Photo / Brett P...
2021-11-07 'Impossible to ignore': Camilla's shock at Joe Biden's flatulence during chat Joe Biden accused of falling asleep during Cop26 speech. Video / Fox News As wor...
2021-11-07 Climate change 'deadlier than Covid-19' Sponsored by APEC Lit Wei Chin. Photo / Supplied. Sponsored by APEC There was a ...
2021-11-06 Frustrations grow as marchers demand faster climate action Climate activists attend a protest organized by the COP26 Coalition in London, S...
2021-11-05 Exclusive: Jacinda Ardern on climate, cows, and the next oil and gas ban As COP 26 takes place in Glasgow, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern talks to us abou...
2021-11-05 Simon Wilson's Glasgow Diary: Green shade for Shaw, coal, rainforests Green shade? Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern discussing New Zealand's climate acti...
2021-11-04 World leaders pledge to cut methane - so what's the catch? Unlike New Zealand, most countries are focused on methane emissions that leak fr...
2021-11-04 Simon Wilson's Glasgow Diary: Scientists down, financiers up Greta Thunberg in Glasgow: "Greenwash alert!" Photo / AP Senior Writer The power...
2021-11-03 Thomas Coughlan: Climate could be NZ's 'gilets jaunes' moment What is the United Nations climate summit in Glasgow all about? Video / Ben Cumm...
2021-11-02 Climate change conference: Collins says she'll do her best to meet new emissions target What is the United Nations climate summit in Glasgow all about? Video / Ben Cumm...
2021-11-02 Climate change conference: Leaders vow to protect forests, plug methane leaks Samoan climate activist Brianna Fruean, 23, addressed world leaders at the openi...
2021-11-02 'Heartbreaking' Madagascar is wake-up call to climate crisis This picture made available by the World Food Program shows a mother giving supp...
2021-11-02 Can nuclear power solve climate crisis? Large nuclear power stations, like this one in Belgium, could be overtaken by sm...
2021-11-02 Simon Wilson's Glasgow Diary: The astonishing Saudi solution UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, left, with British Prime Minister Boris J...
2021-11-01 Climate change conference: Shaw's plea for extra staff Climate Change Minister James Shaw was forced to re prioritise climate change po...
2021-11-01 Climate change conference 2021: What does NZ's new pledge mean for Kiwis? What is the United Nations climate summit in Glasgow all about? Video / Ben Cumm...
2021-11-01 'Get in line or get out of the way': Māori climate activist's rousing speech in Glasgow New Zealander India Logan-Riley represented indigenous peoples with their speech...
2021-10-31 Simon Wilson's Glasgow Diary: Climbing every mountain, with singing English sculptor Bamber Hawes made this polar bear and has been walking it throu...
2021-10-31 Climate change 'like the fall of the Roman Empire' - Boris Johnson British Prime Minister Boris Johnson at the Colosseum in Rome. Inaction on the c...
2021-10-31 Dramatic shift: NZ now aims to halve emissions in nine years What is the United Nations climate summit in Glasgow all about? Video / Ben Cumm...
2021-10-30 What 'fast ice' could tell us about Antarctica and climate change What is the United Nations climate summit in Glasgow all about? Video / Ben Cumm...
2021-10-30 Daniela Elser: Royal holiday amid climate change campaign The timing of William and Kate's holiday was risky, writes Daniela Elser. Photo ...
2021-10-29 Shop less, eat crickets: What you can do to help combat climate change Crickets are a source of high protein that don't produce methane and require les...
2021-10-29 Weather extremes and wildlife decline focus of CNP photo competition Shaun Davey is the overall winner for this sunset at Porlock Marsh in Exmoor Nat...
2021-10-28 Heart-wrenching scene: Thousands of birds die as Turkish lake dries up A man walks along Lake Tuz in Turkey on October 25. The lake is a victim of clim...
2021-10-28 Climate change conference 2021: Where does NZ stand? What is the United Nations climate summit in Glasgow all about? Video / Ben Cumm...
2021-10-26 Climate crisis: NZ is being transformed, but have we noticed? What is the United Nations climate summit in Glasgow all about? Video / Ben Cumm...
2021-10-26 Simon Wilson's Glasgow Diary: The 9 per cent solution The Scottish group Pedal on Parliament is planning a mass ride to the Glasgow cl...
2021-10-24 'We are the canary in the coal mine' - Pacific plea for NZ action on climate change Sanjogeeta Kiran with her mother at their destroyed home in RakiRaki, pictured s...
2021-10-22 Waiting for Mum and Dad in the last-chance saloon: The Glasgow climate conference The Last Chance Saloon: Xie Zhenhua, John Kerry, Greta Thunberg, James Shaw and ...
2021-10-21 Sinking Feeling: Venice battles to survive worsening floods People wade their way through the water in flooded St. Mark's Square following a...
2021-10-21 Fed-up James Shaw on touring rugby teams and the Wiggles Climate Change Minister James Shaw. Photo / Mark Mitchell Climate Change Ministe...
2021-10-19 Gardening's new rules: How to grow plants in the climate-change era A kōwhai tree in spring. Photo / Getty Images Climate change is leading to new w...
2021-10-19 Open letter to New Zealanders: We all need to act now on climate change What is the United Nations climate summit in Glasgow all about? Video / Ben Cumm...
2021-10-18 Daniela Elser: Prince Charles' brutal Harry snub Kate stuns in a re-worn dress and Prince William rocks green velvet at Earthshot...
2021-10-17 Climate summit offers world chance to get back on track - Shaw Climate Change Minister James Shaw. Photo / Mark Mitchell Michael Neilson is a p...
2021-10-15 Thomas Coughlan: Government planning shake-up of climate change funding Finance Minister Grant Robertson Photo / Mark Mitchell Senior Political Reporter...
2021-10-15 Simon Wilson: City of a hundred hearts - Auckland and the climate crisis in 2030 Saturday morning, Otara Markets. Will our response to climate change give Auckla...
2021-10-13 James Shaw: Humans 'terribly bad' with climate crisis Prince Charles seemed genuinely stunned when he was told of a recent move by the...
2021-10-12 Climate change: quarter of Kiwis 'alarmed' over crisis New polling has boiled the public's views toward climate change down to five typ...
2021-10-12 Government could pay you to scrap your gas guzzler Climate Change Minister James Shaw and Transport Minister Michael Wood reveal de...
2021-10-12 Opinion: Prince Charles reveals sad truth about Harry Prince Charles seemed genuinely stunned when he was told of a recent move by the...
2021-10-11 German companies want clear path to climate neutrality A power plant fires coal from the nearby Garzweiler open-cast mine near Luetzera...
2021-10-11 Derek Handley: How space tourism can help conquer climate change A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket sits on a pad at the Kennedy Space Center before sendin...
2021-10-09 Climate change: Hawke's Bay is building its own plan, with 'limited guidance' Historic bach on Haumoana beach front is pulled down to make way for possible ne...
2021-10-09 Mt Everest in crisis: Calls to end world's most coveted climb Calls are growing for the way Mt Everest is conquered and controlled to be stron...
2021-10-03 'We don't need sustainability': Te Arawa launches climate change strategy Launch of Te Arawa's climate change strategy at Scion on Friday. Photo / Suppl...
2021-10-02 Climate change: What ancient caves reveal about NZ's future deluges Prehistoric deposits left in New Zealand's ancient caves - like Waipuna cave in ...
2021-09-29 Lives or livelihood? Maldives wrestles with climate 'death sentence' Maldives' President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih said the difference between 1.5 and 2 ...
2021-09-25 Greta Thunberg slams Jacinda Ardern for 'not doing anything' about climate change Greta Thunberg says Jacinda Ardern, like other world leaders, is doing nothing t...
2021-09-22 China will no longer fund coal-fired power plants abroad China's President Xi Jinping remotely addresses the 76th session of the United N...
2021-09-21 James Shaw off to Glasgow: PM confirms MIQ spaces set aside Climate Change Minister James Shaw. Photo / Mark Mitchell Michael Neilson is a p...
2021-09-19 Christopher Niesche: Australia risks trade sanctions over climate change failings Australia is still going full steam ahead on mining. Photo / Supplied Business W...
2021-09-16 Forecast sea level rise part of climate plans Whangarei Girls' High School taking part in New Zealand's first student strike f...
2021-09-15 Government delays releasing crucial climate change plan six months Climate Change Minister James Shaw. Photo / Mark Mitchell Michael Neilson is a p...
2021-09-08 Shaw still heading to Glasgow, as NZ reconnects with the world Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says action on climate change question of 'life or...
2021-09-06 Waikato University puts climate change on agenda Fridays for Future is the global movement protesting against the lack of action ...
2021-08-25 Chlöe Swarbrick: Why we are all climate change ministers Students gathered in Wellington's Civic Square ahead of the Strike 4 Climate pro...
2021-08-24 Watercare grilled by Goff over how it deals with climate change Auckland mayor Phil Goff. Photo / Alex Burton Local Democracy Reporter Watercare...
2021-08-16 Country set to vanish from the map Tuvalu, north of Fiji, is under threat. Photo / Google Maps The runway of the ca...
2021-08-14 Tauranga's chance to make 'real change' amid climate change warning Congestion on Hewletts Rd is a common sight but there are hopes it could die dow...
2021-08-12 Hauraki council hailed for action on climate change The storm swell pushes onto the road at Waihi Beach on May 27 this year. Photo /...
2021-08-09 Indigenous knowledge key to addressing climate change - rangatahi activist Tiana Jakicevich of Te Ara Whatu. Photo / Instagram By RNZ Indigenous knowledge...
2021-08-09 Jo Raphael: why we must act now on climate change Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says action on climate change question of 'life or...
2021-08-09 'Nowhere to hide': UN scientists warn global warming will worsen A man watches the flames as a wildfire approaches Kochyli beach near Limni villa...
2021-08-09 'Nothing but bad news': Major climate report's stark outlook A lone man watches on as wildfires rage near Limni, 160km north of Athens, this ...
2021-08-09 Tonight's IPCC report is a really big deal for climate change. So what is it? A man watches as wildfires approach Kochyli beach near Limni village on the isla...
2021-08-06 Fires and floods: Can science link extreme weather to climate change? The flurry of natural disasters has focused attention on the complex work toward...
2021-08-05 Climate change will increase crop disease risk - study Photo / File Climate change could lead to greater crop yields at high latitudes,...
2021-08-04 Budget 2021: Film subsidies better for wellbeing than housing PM Jacinda Ardern reveals her proudest moment of Budget 2021 and hits back at th...
2021-08-04 National MP alleges climate change cover-up National Party Kaikoura MP and climate change spokesman Stuart Smith. Photo / LD...
2021-08-02 A watery wake-up call — climate change is here A man rides a bicycle through a flooded intersection in Zhengzhou in central Chi...
2021-08-02 Climate change: Business needs to get ahead of the game Karen Silk is GM Experience Hub and Transformation at Westpac NZ. Photo / Suppli...
2021-08-01 Nasa photos show decline of snow cover in California Photos taken a decade and a half apart show the change in snow in California. Ph...
2021-07-27 Lorde reveals what she misses most about New Zealand If you're trying to reach Lorde, you'll likely find her outside. The artist appe...
2021-07-21 Climate change and recent flooding: What you need to know 18 July 2021 The level of devastation in Westport has been revealed - with most...
2021-07-08 Tim Hazledine: Climate commission way off course Rod Carr, chair of the Climate Change Commission. Photo / Michael Craig, File OP...
2021-07-07 Climate action needs to avoid social unrest - Shaw Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Climate Change Minister James Shaw. Photo / Gr...
2021-07-06 More older Kiwis accept human-driven climate change is happening More older Kiwis have accepted the scientific consensus that climate change is r...
2021-07-01 Climate change: Scientists defining NZ's new 'normal' It's been 53 months since New Zealand saw one with a below-average temperature -...
2021-07-01 Commission, minister sued by lawyers over climate report Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says action on climate change question of 'life or...
2021-06-17 Climate change: Pests costing NZ millions of tonnes of carbon storage A new report has pointed to an overlooked menace hampering New Zealand's big cli...
2021-06-15 Climate change EV feebate: Less than 2% of Government fleet electric Climate Change Minister James Shaw and Transport Minister Michael Wood reveal de...
2021-06-10 Editorial: Few outliers remain to climate change consensus - NZ Herald Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Climate Change Minister James Shaw arrive for ...
2021-06-10 Climate change: Most Kiwis don't think NZ is moving fast enough Three quarters of Kiwis think New Zealand isn't moving fast enough to tackle cli...
2021-06-10 Revealed: NZ burns most coal for electricity in nearly a decade The coal burned for electricity production in New Zealand more than doubled in t...
2021-06-09 Climate change report: End petrol car imports by 2032 Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says action on climate change question of 'life or...
2021-06-06 'Our window is closing on climate change' NZ Herald aviation writer Grant Bradley reveals what's ahead for the aviation in...
2021-05-28 Opinion: Innovation essential for NZ to meet climate targets To meet 2050 targets, it will take more than changes in policy making and behavi...
2021-05-20 Budget 2021: Shaw responds to 'loose change' charges over climate spend Cutting vehicle emissions is a major focus of this Budget's spending on climate ...
2021-05-20 Budget 2021: $344m for Antarctica's Scott Base redevelopment NZ Herald brings you full Budget coverage as well as analysis, reaction and a lo...
2021-05-18 Climate change: Sheep and beef profits could be halved by 2100 If all of us moved to climate-friendly diets, what difference would it make to e...
2021-05-14 Glimpse of the future? HB sheep numbers drop 346,000 in a year Hawke's Bay sheep and beef farmers face an increasingly uncertain future with Ni...
2021-05-14 Govt reveals options for climate change policies in transport The Government says it wants a "national conversation" about transport changes. ...
2021-05-06 Where population growth and climate change collide Africa has caused very little historical climate change but is likely to be vuln...
2021-04-28 Coastal 'poster boy' of Hawke's Bay climate change rapt at seawall Nikki Armstrong at home on the Haumoana sea front with Buster. The stretch of th...
2021-04-22 Climate change: Survey suggests support for commission's bold ideas By focusing too much on individual action, do we risk shifting the blame from th...
2021-04-20 NZ climate refugee case leads to US action By focusing too much on individual action, do we risk shifting the blame from th...
2021-04-20 Jim Salinger: Climate change, overfishing, a mammoth threat It will be only a matter of time before the Paris Agreement will include the acc...
2021-04-19 Why Māori are to be hit hardest by climate change By focusing too much on individual action, do we risk shifting the blame from th...
2021-04-18 The billionaires throwing money at climate change Climate change is one of the biggest challenges facing humanity at the moment. P...
2021-04-18 Why climate campaigners opposed Auckland's fuel tax By focusing too much on individual action, do we risk shifting the blame from th...
2021-04-18 US, China agree to cooperate on climate change 'with urgency' US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry, left, with South Korean Fo...
2021-04-15 Brian Fallow: Climate change plan - emissions impossible for farmers? Agriculture groups say Climate Change Commission too optimistic on potential for...
2021-04-12 Climate change: Why are NZ's emissions still rising? If all of us moved to climate-friendly diets, what difference would it make to e...
2021-04-08 'Last exit before doomsday': Thousands march for urgent climate change action The Strike 4 Climate protest in Wellington. Video / Mark Mitchell Thousands of s...
2021-04-08 Climate change: How lockdown helped lower NZ emissions The emptying of New Zealand roads amid lockdown put a slight dent in greenhouse ...
2021-03-26 Climate change activists challenge South Auckland roading project Auckland councillor Chris Darby says both central and local government have to b...
2021-03-05 US-China tensions threaten global climate change efforts China and the United States are the world's No. 1 and No. 2 carbon polluters. Ph...
2021-02-23 Boris Johnson: Climate change threatens world security Nations will have to face the "security impacts of climate change", the UK Prime...
2021-02-22 Kate MacNamara: Storm brewing for the Climate Change Commission Rod Carr, chair of the Climate Change Commission. Photo / Supplied OPINION: At t...
2021-02-16 Richard Prebble: The sneaky new tax you may have missed The "technical" amendment to the Climate Change Response (Auction Price) Amendme...
2021-02-14 Climate Change Report: How farmers in the South feel about stock reduction Photo / File Pastoral farms occupy almost 40 per cent of New Zealand's landscape...
2021-02-13 Opinion: Climate Change report invites two major problems The ETS isn't technology, sector or fuel-specific. It doesn't pick any winners. ...
2021-02-11 Fraser McGougan appointed chair of DairyNZ Climate Change Ambassadors DairyNZ Climate Change Ambassadors chair Fraser McGougan. Photo / Supplied Conte...
2021-02-08 Climate change strategy submissions close on Sunday Transport made up 24 per cent of the Whanganui District's total emissions in 201...
2021-02-04 Climate change: Polluters face the 'ultimate sanction' Aviva's divestment threat is aimed at industries such as coal mining and oil exp...
2021-02-03 Climate change report: Cut tourists not cows, says Jim Hopkins Photo / File If the government was serious about climate change it would curb to...
2021-02-01 Climate Change report: What's the future of gas? Also among the bold steps the recently-formed Climate Change Commission laid out...
2021-02-01 Parts of energy sector back Climate Change Commission plan Also among the bold steps the recently-formed Climate Change Commission laid out...
2021-01-31 End of petrol cars: NZ must ban fossil-fuelled imports by 2032, says Climate Change Commission Focus: Global Warming and Climate Change causes and effects. Video / AP / NASA P...
2021-01-31 Climate change report: Ban on petrol-car imports by 2032, cut cow numbers Also among the bold steps the recently-formed Climate Change Commission laid out...
2021-01-31 'Achievable and affordable': Ardern and Shaw react to emissions advice Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Climate Change Minister James Shaw say the Cli...
2021-01-27 'We can't wait any longer': Biden signs climate orders US President Joe Biden's executive orders aim to transform the nation's heavily ...
2021-01-12 Rising tide: How will climate change hit NZ property values? Up to 120,000 coastal homes and buildings located across New Zealand today would...
2021-01-11 'Urgent appeal': Charles reveals bold move to tackle climate change Prince Charles has unveiled an action plan for companies to reduce their carbon ...
2020-12-19 'No time to waste': Biden introduces his climate team President-elect Joe Biden announces his climate and energy team nominees and app...
2020-12-14 PM responds to Greta Thunberg's climate-change criticism The Prime Minister has responded to Greta Thunberg's criticism of the Government...
2020-12-13 The costs of tackling climate change keep on falling Renewable energy generation keeps becoming cheaper. Photo / Getty Images ...
2020-12-12 EU leaders commit to reducing emissions after night-long talks German Chancellor Angela Merkel, right, and European Commission President Ursula...
2020-12-11 Wellington rates hike: Regional council indicates 13% rise Greater Wellington Regional Council chairman Daran Ponter. Photo / Mark Mitchell...
2020-12-07 HP boss on why climate change still matters during a pandemic Climate change didn't disappear when the pandemic hit. Photo / Getty Images Thro...
2020-12-07 Michael Barnett: We need to wag the dog on climate change Storm front moves over Auckland City during a wet weekend in June, 2020. Photo /...
2020-12-05 Big problem with Prince Harry's speech The Duke of Sussex gave an impassioned speech, but a huge hypocrisy has been poi...
2020-12-02 'A declaration based on science': Climate emergency declared by MPs Greens co-leader James Shaw spoke in parliament about the move to declare a clim...
2020-12-02 Ardern to declare a climate change emergency this afternoon Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern during her speech in Parliament, Wellington. 26 No...
2020-12-01 Analysis: What does declaring a 'climate emergency' actually do? Wildfires like that which blazed through Canterbury's Port Hills in 2017 are pre...
2020-11-27 Is Jeff Bezos really serious about beating climate change? Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has donated hundreds of millions to green charities. P...
2020-11-25 Jacinda Ardern makes moves to declare climate change emergency Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on declaring a climate emergency. Video / Mark Mit...
2020-11-19 Will climate change mean more earthquakes and eruptions? Focus: Global Warming and Climate Change causes and effects. Video / AP / NASA S...
2020-11-17 Westpac: How Govt's infrastructure strategy can support climate change goals Andrew Bashford. Andrew Bashford When we're talking about infrastructure, it's n...
2020-11-16 Shane Ellison: Transport is 'low-hanging fruit' for tackling climate change Auckland Transport could exhaust efforts to reduce emissions while making very l...
2020-11-14 Super-rich fortify against climate change and health risks - NZ Herald Inside a Vivos bunker. Photo / Vivos Wealthy individuals and concerne...
2020-11-12 Climate report shows grim future for Australia The sky turns red over Bodalla, Australia in January, 2020, as bush fires rage. ...
2020-11-12 Local Focus: Te Arawa strikes back on climate change A partnership between local iwi and Rotorua Lakes Council combating climate chan...
2020-11-09 Scott Morrison attacks New Zealand's climate change policy - NZ Herald Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Kiwi PM Jacinda Ardern. Photo / Poo...
2020-11-04 US formally exits Paris pact aiming to curb climate change The Paris pact was designed unify nations in the fight against climate change. P...
2020-11-02 Tania Simpson: What the Māori model teaches us about fighting climate change Tania Te Rangingangana Simpson. Photo / Supplied Sustainable business is our fut...
2020-10-31 Auckland is in for a hellishy humid summer - here's why Aucklanders can worry that plenty of hellishly humid days could be on the way th...
2020-10-26 HB residents prepared to pay more to address climate change More than half the region's population is prepared to pay more rates if it helps...
2020-10-24 Chris Baker: Mining industry holds the solutions for climate change - NZ Herald There is no basis to claim that the coal sector seeks "business as usual". Photo...
2020-10-19 Climate change: Why some Kiwis still deny it's happening Climate change is predicted to increasingly bring more extreme weather and flood...
2020-10-14 Climate Changed: How a warming world has already transformed NZ The devastation at Lake Ohau has given us a glimpse of the damage wildfires can ...
2020-10-13 Ardern: Collins 'morally wrong' on climate change, 'desperate' on wealth tax PM Jacinda Ardern responded to Judith Collins calling her a liar, 'opposition po...
2020-10-09 Prince William wants 'healthier, cleaner, smarter and better' planet The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge spent time with Sir David Attenborough earlier...
2020-10-07 Election 2020: Greens say Labour's climate policy not good enough Greens co-leader Marama Davidson says it's good that Labour has a climate change...
2020-10-03 Climate change: Study reveals where in NZ summer is growing longer Focus: Global Warming and Climate Change causes and effects. Video / AP / NASA S...
2020-09-17 Climate change and forest management fuel epic US wildfires The fires in California have devastated thousands of acres of land. Photo / AP C...
2020-08-03 'Coalmine canaries': Glacier melt directly linked to climate change Fox Glacier on the West Coast. New Zealand's glaciers have shrunk by about a thi...
2020-08-03 The battle against climate change Photo / Supplied Many hands are making light work of improving water quality in ...
2020-07-28 Covid-19 adds to climate worries, says poll Covid-19 leaves more Kiwis worried about climate change - poll. Video / IAG In...
2020-07-15 Siberia the 'strongest signal' yet of climate change A 30C temperature recorded on June 21 in Verkhoyansk, Russia. Photo / AP file Ne...
2020-04-14 High emissions economic recovery could create new crisis WHO Director-General Dr Ghebreyesus says Coronavirus is 10 times deadlier than 2...
2020-04-13 Climate change could cause abrupt biodiversity losses this century Focus: Global Warming and Climate Change causes and effects. Video / AP / NASA T...
2020-03-26 What the pandemic can teach us about climate change Focus: Global Warming and Climate Change causes and effects. Video / AP / NASA E...
2020-01-09 Mega-floods, extreme heat could be in store for Otago Wanaka CBD was flooded by heavy rain in December last year. Photo / Mike Scott ...
2019-09-27 'No planet B' - 170,000 strike for climate change Focus: Thousands of schoolkids' march for climate change around New Zealand. Vid...
2019-09-17 Audrey Young: Twists and turns of climate change policy Climate change protest march in Wellington in March. Photo / Mark Mitchell Senio...
2019-09-15 How do Kiwis really feel about climate change? School Strike 4 Climate national coordinator Sophie Handford leads students in a...
2019-07-23 Business heavyweights up their climate-change pledge "From small businesses to large, every action on climate change counts and colle...
2019-06-04 Climate change doomsday report predicts end of human civilisation World-renowned primatologist Dr Jane Goodall speaks to NZ Herald about conservat...
2019-03-04 Some MPs back student protest on global warming Students will have their voices heard as part of a worldwide day of action again...
2019-03-03 The 'boiling frog': Are we 'normalising' climate change? The Nelson-Tasman region just sweltered through one of its most brutally dry sum...
2018-08-12 Climate change: Extreme fire risk may double The average season length with "very high and extreme" climatic fire risk could ...
2018-07-03 Opinion: Let's get the facts on climate change The devastating effect of Hurricane Harvey in Houston last year, when reports sa...
2018-04-03 To act now or later: The $30 billion climate change question Climate change decisions made today could cost NZ as much as $30 billion over th...
2018-01-15 The Big Read: Climate change – the best and worst for NZ Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern spoke to Al Gore and remarked on New Zealand's rol...
2017-10-25 Climate change: five ways it could harm us What will climate change mean for future air pollution? Photo / File Science Rep...
2017-09-06 Policy series: Tackling climate change Post-grad students review climate change policies of different parties. Science ...
2016-11-30 Climate change won't kill us this decade Professor Guy McPherson has been on a New Zealand speaking tour warning people t...
2016-07-25 Climate change deniers 'dangerously wrong' The term climate sceptic is now interchangeable with the term mindless fool. Pho...
2016-07-17 More urgency needed for climate change Professor James Renwick says climate change should be treated with much more urg...
2016-07-05 10 things NZ can learn about climate change Victoria University geologist Professor Tim Naish is one of New Zealand's leadin...
2016-06-27 Thanks to climate change, the Arctic is turning green Using 29 years of data from Landsat satellites, researchers at Nasa have found e...
2015-10-12 10 climate change canaries - New Zealand News - NZ Herald Science Reporter 1 The Argentine ant It's been called the "Ghenghis Khan" of the...
2014-12-15 NZ's emission impossible Climate change negotiators met in Lima to discuss strategies to cut emissions. P...
2014-06-05 Live Chat: What's next for climate change action? - NZ Herald Climate change is back on the agenda in New Zealand. Photo / Getty Images What w...
2014-03-18 How climate change will alter your life A global mean temperature increase of 2.5C above pre-industrial levels may lead ...
2009-03-22 Survey: NZ cooler on global warming - NZ Herald Peter Neilson says other nations have 'lapped' NZ in climate change policies. Ph...
2001-07-12 Climate change impacts on New Zealand - executive summary - NZ Herald This report examines the likely impacts of climate change and global warming on ...