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IPCC - No Excuses for Failing to Act on Climate Change

Monday, 14 April 2014, 4:51 pm | Generation Zero

Youth climate organisation Generation Zero is calling for strong action to reduce New Zealand’s carbon emissions in response to the latest report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. More >>

Govt energy efficiency moves welcome but fall well short

Monday, 7 April 2014, 4:07 pm | Generation Zero

Youth climate change organisation Generation Zero has welcomed today’s announcement of Government funding for three new energy efficiency programmes, but says they are not enough to arrest an overall decline in energy efficiency investment or to get ... More >>

Social media outrage at Seven Sharp climate science denial

Saturday, 5 April 2014, 3:28 pm | Generation Zero

Seven Sharp presenter Mike Hosking’s comments rubbishing the science of climate change have caused a flood of outrage on social media, attracting criticism from over 250 commenters on the show’s Facebook page. More >>

Crowd Powered Smart Energy

Friday, 4 April 2014, 3:11 pm | Generation Zero

An innovation challenge run by Wellington City Council and a number of partners is culminating in the launch of three Smart Energy ventures’ crowdfunding their way into existence, and they need your support to get there. More >>

Next Step for Govt is Congestion Free Network

Tuesday, 1 April 2014, 12:30 pm | Generation Zero

The next step for the Government is a commitment to the projects in the Congestion Free Network after the electrification of the rail network is complete and opened by the Prime Minister at Britomart today, says youth organisation Generation Zero. More >>

Climate change adaptation is not enough - Generation Zero

Monday, 31 March 2014, 1:45 pm | Generation Zero

The latest report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) highlights the need to manage the unavoidable and ensure we are avoiding the unmanageable impacts of climate change, says youth climate change organisation Generation Zero. More >>

Safe cycleway plan a great investment in NZ’s future

Thursday, 13 March 2014, 11:46 am | Generation Zero

Youth organisation Generation Zero today welcomed the Green Party’s new Safe Walking and Cycling to School plan and says it shows taking action on climate change can be great for New Zealand’s economy. More >>

Public Transport Spine Needs Further Treatment

Tuesday, 4 March 2014, 4:57 pm | Generation Zero

Unresolved questions about how and whether a rapid bus network will solve Wellington's public transport issues mean that decision-makers must remain open to the possibility of building a light rail system instead, says youth climate change group Generation ... More >>

Solar is a move towards a clean energy plan

Monday, 17 February 2014, 5:28 pm | Generation Zero

Youth organisation, Generation Zero, are pleased to see parties looking at solar power as part of a clean energy future, and they would like to see this as part of more comprehensive plan for New Zealand to be independent of fossil fuels. More >>

Low Cost Light Rail Solution Ignored

Friday, 7 February 2014, 11:44 am | Generation Zero

The Wellington Public Transport Spine Options Hearing Subcommittee has got it wrong and ignored a realistic low cost light rail solution that residents are calling for, says youth organisation Generation Zero. More >>

Generation Zero: Auckland Transport ‘Dragging its Heels’

Wednesday, 5 February 2014, 1:39 pm | Generation Zero

Youth organisation, Generation Zero, has revealed that on current projections Auckland Transport won’t complete the Auckland Regional Cycle Network until 2055, missing their target by nearly 30 years. More >>

Auckland Transport drags its heels on Cycle Network

Wednesday, 5 February 2014, 1:38 pm | Generation Zero

Youth organisation, Generation Zero, has revealed that on current projections Auckland Transport won’t complete the Auckland Regional Cycle Network until 2055, missing their target by nearly 30 years. More >>

Youth call on Council to invest in quality cycleways

Wednesday, 15 January 2014, 4:18 pm | Generation Zero

Youth organisation, Generation Zero, has revealed that Auckland's commitment to cycling infrastructure has fallen well behind New Zealand's other urban centres, despite its aim of becoming the most liveable city in the world. More >>

Youth call on Council to pass Skypath - Generation Zero

Wednesday, 18 December 2013, 9:57 am | Generation Zero

Youth organisation, Generation Zero, is calling on Auckland Councillors to support the partial underwrite of $28 million for the transformational SkyPath project, at the meeting of the Governing Body Committee on the 19th of December. More >>

New Report Shows National Failing on Climate Change

Friday, 13 December 2013, 3:33 pm | Generation Zero

The Sixth National Communication on Climate Change released today by the New Zealand Government shows that, despite all its rhetoric, National's climate change response is a failure, according to youth climate group Generation Zero. More >>

Light Rail The Capital's Best Christmas Gift

Monday, 9 December 2013, 12:52 pm | Generation Zero

Members of youth climate change group Generation Zero paraded a painted cardboard train through central Wellington today to promote their proposal for a low cost light rail solution for the capital: “The Constable Connection”. Getting into the Christmas ... More >>

Ministers’ Climate Science Denial “embarrassing”

Thursday, 14 November 2013, 9:40 am | Generation Zero

The refusal of senior National Party ministers to accept the overwhelming scientific evidence that humans are the main cause of climate change is embarrassing and deeply concerning, says youth climate group Generation Zero. More >>

The Numbers Don’t Lie - We Need a Low Carbon Plan

Monday, 21 October 2013, 4:09 pm | Generation Zero

Updated greenhouse gas emissions projections showing New Zealand’s net emissions increasing by more than 50 percent by 2025 highlight the desperate need for a national low carbon strategy, says youth organisation Generation Zero. More >>

Election results show support for smart, lowcarbon cities

Monday, 14 October 2013, 9:26 am | Generation Zero

Youth organisation Generation Zero believes the local body election results show that kiwis back smart transport projects and liveable, low carbon cities all around New Zealand. More >>

International Institutions Call for Net Zero Carbon by 2050

Friday, 11 October 2013, 5:08 pm | Generation Zero

A new OECD report calling for a level of ambition needed to move countries towards net zero carbon emissions from fossil fuel combustion echoes what Generation Zero and other young New Zealanders have been saying for some time. More >>

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