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Thousands Of New Zealanders Call For Community Energy

Tuesday, 12 December 2023, 2:09 pm | 350 Aotearoa

On Parliament’s fourth sitting day of the new government, 350 Aotearoa delivered a petition with the names of more than 2,600 New Zealanders calling for the Government to back community energy projects. Green MP Scott Willis accepted the petition from ... More >>

Climate Protestors Put Luxon On Notice

Tuesday, 17 October 2023, 11:02 am | 350 Aotearoa

  October 17: Protestors descended on Parliament this morning, and constructed solar panels, windmills, and bicycle-powered smoothie machines on Parliament lawn. They are calling on the incoming government’s election negotiations to prioritise ... More >>

500,000-strong Coalition Releases Election Scorecards

Wednesday, 6 September 2023, 6:37 pm | 350 Aotearoa

6 September: A new coalition has launched election scorecards , assessing the ability of the major parties to respond to the social and environmental crises facing Aotearoa. Te Pāti Maori and the Green Party of Aotearoa New Zealand were the only parties ... More >>

Pacific Leaders Present Historic Climate Finance Plan To Island Communities

Thursday, 10 August 2023, 10:21 am | 350 Aotearoa

Kioa, Fiji - Pacific activists and civil society presented a historic new climate finance initiative to the community of Kioa Island in Fiji today. The Kato Pacific Community Climate Fund is a response to resounding cries from frontline communities ... More >>

Renewable Energy Should Be Funded By Making Polluters Pay

Tuesday, 8 August 2023, 2:55 pm | 350 Aotearoa

Climate justice organisations say that the renewable infrastructure Aotearoa needs should be resourced directly by the Government - funded by making corporate polluters pay. This comes in response to today’s announcement the Government and Blackrock ... More >>

Protestors Urge Vietnam To Release Detained Climate Activist

Thursday, 22 June 2023, 2:33 pm | 350 Aotearoa

<img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2306/ea377ff0ee305a6ddc97.jpeg" width="720" height="540"> Protestors today delivered a statement of concern to the Vietnamese Embassy in Wellington, protesting the detainment ... More >>

More Than 750 Public Buildings Still Waiting For Funding To Transition To Clean Energy

Friday, 5 May 2023, 10:42 am | 350 Aotearoa

  May 5: 350 Aotearoa has released a map of state sector buildings across Aotearoa, which outlines the status of fossil-fuelled public buildings - ‘unfunded’, ‘funded’, or ‘transitioned’. It shows that over 750 public buildings still ... More >>

Ending Universal Half-price Public Transport Is A Loss For Our Communities And The Climate

Wednesday, 14 December 2022, 2:50 pm | 350 Aotearoa

Today, the government announced an end to universal half-price public transport fares which has improved the ways of commuting for many people in Aotearoa since April this year. From 31 March 2023 only people with a Total Mobility Card or Community ... More >>

Electricity Privatisation Delivers “Excess Dividends” At Cost Of People And Planet

Monday, 14 November 2022, 5:54 am | 350 Aotearoa

A new report “Generating Scarcity; How the gentailers hike electricity prices and halt decarbonisation” co-authored by FIRST Union, the NZCTU and 350 AotearoaNZ argues that since the partial-privatisation of our electricity companies, the four ... More >>

350 Aotearoa Reactions To New Zealand Loss & Damage Announcement

Wednesday, 9 November 2022, 7:10 am | 350 Aotearoa

This morning the government announced a dedicated allocation of NZ$20 million in climate funding to address loss and damage in developing countries. It is part of the $1.3billion climate finance commitment announced in October 2021 and delivers ... More >>

19,000 New Zealanders Called On The Government To Ban New Fossil Fuel Boilers In The State Sector This Earth Day

Friday, 22 April 2022, 3:24 pm | 350 Aotearoa

On Friday 22nd of April (Earth Day) at 1.30 pm, 350 Aotearoa handed over their petition to the House of Representatives which calls for an immediate ban on new fossil fuel boiler installations in the state sector and gained over 19 000 signatures over the ... More >>

Petition Handover On Earth Day

Thursday, 21 April 2022, 3:51 pm | 350 Aotearoa

On Friday 22nd of April (Earth Day) at 1.30 pm, 350 Aotearoa will hand over their petition to the House of Representatives outside Parliament calling for an immediate ban on new fossil fuel boiler installations in the state sector which has gained ... More >>

New Report Exposes ACC’s Fossil Fuel Investments And Calls For Divestment Commitment

Tuesday, 14 December 2021, 7:46 am | 350 Aotearoa

Today, climate justice organisation 350 Aotearoa releases a report that exposes the relationship between ACC and the fossil fuel industry. 350 Aotearoa Executive Director Alva Feldmeier said, “The urgency to act on climate change has never been ... More >>

350 Auckland Brings Nation-wide Fortnight Of Action Calling On ACC To Go Fossil Free To Newmarket

Thursday, 15 July 2021, 12:13 pm | 350 Aotearoa

Yesterday Wednesday 14th July local climate group 350 Auckland joined grassroots climate justice groups across Aotearoa in an action calling for Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC) to immediately halt all investments in coal, oil and gas companies. ... More >>

ACC's Climate Fund A Distraction From $210 Million Investments In The Fossil Fuel Industry

Tuesday, 22 June 2021, 5:43 pm | 350 Aotearoa

Climate justice organisation 350 Aotearoa is pleased to see that the Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC) is preparing to launch a $50 million climate fund, but is concerned this is a distraction from ACC’s investments in the fossil fuel industry. As of ... More >>

Government’s Increase To Decarbonisation Fund A Disappointment

Sunday, 16 May 2021, 5:13 pm | 350 Aotearoa

The Fossil Free State Sector Coalition , whose members represent tens of thousands of New Zealanders, is disappointed by the government’s announcement today of a limited increase in funding to the State Sector Decarbonisation Fund, which provides ... More >>

Changes To Default Kiwisaver Standards Reflect The Power Of People Demanding Climate Action

Friday, 14 May 2021, 11:35 am | 350 Aotearoa

Climate justice organisation 350 Aotearoa welcomes the improvements to default Kiwisaver funds announced today by the government, which mean New Zealanders’ savings in default funds will no longer be invested in fossil fuels. This change will mean that ... More >>

Government Echoes Calls From Climate Movement For ACC To Divest From Fossil Fuels

Friday, 16 April 2021, 9:04 am | 350 Aotearoa

  Climate justice organisation 350 Aotearoa is celebrating the direction from the government for the Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC) to accelerate its moves to divest from investments in fossil fuels. The direction to ACC to divest ... More >>

Crown Financial Institutions’ Exposure To Climate Risk Back In The Spotlight Following Mandatory Disclosure Announcement

Friday, 12 March 2021, 4:05 pm | 350 Aotearoa

Climate justice organisation 350 Aotearoa welcomes today’s announcement by Climate Change Minister, Hon James Shaw, that all Crown Financial Institutions will be required to report on their exposure to climate risk. The announcement from Minister Shaw ... More >>

Financial Sector Reporting On Climate Risks Is A Vital Step

Tuesday, 15 September 2020, 5:32 pm | 350 Aotearoa

Financial sector reporting on climate risks is a vital step to cut off the finance that enables fossil fuel companies to continue emitting Climate action organisation 350 Aotearoa applauds the government’s announcement today that makes Aotearoa the ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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