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CEAC Support James Renwick Advice Using Rail Not More Roads.

Tuesday, 4 August 2020, 8:33 am | Citizens Environmental Advocacy Centre

James Renwick claim today on TV one Breakfast show with John Campbell that NZ is failing on climate change is valid, and since James has been for 20 years studying climate change, we at CEAC agree, climate Change as the most significant shift in ... More >>

National Are Their Own Enemy - Roads, Roads, Roads, Is Their Death Nail

Friday, 31 July 2020, 7:40 am | Citizens Environmental Advocacy Centre

National Party claim to have “A Greener, Smarter Future” as it sits on their policy platform as “ A Greener, Smarter Future” but the citizens are always hearing nothing of transport other than more roads, roads, roads, so where is the greener ... More >>

CEAC – ‘Climate Change Is Our Nuclear Moment As Emissions Have Not Decreased’.

Friday, 24 July 2020, 2:12 pm | Citizens Environmental Advocacy Centre

‘Statistics NZ’ just released this ‘2007 – 18’ report today, that shows that our GHG (greenhouse gas) emissions static over the last 11 years which is disappointing, as some parts of the industry have made solid changes to their GHG emissions while ... More >>

CEAC Call For Road/Rail Transport Partnership Will Make Our Roads Safer

Wednesday, 22 July 2020, 6:40 pm | Citizens Environmental Advocacy Centre

CEAC’s review of the National Party’s latest $31 Billion Dollar “infrastructure road Transport ‘vision” was disturbing reading for the future of our health and wellbeing because the vision was based upon just building four lane roads, with no ... More >>

CEAC Wants To See National's Geener Smater Future Goals In Their $31B Transport Plan

Saturday, 18 July 2020, 5:36 pm | Citizens Environmental Advocacy Centre

CEAC review of Judith Collins' release of a National Party historic $31 billion Todd Muller’s ‘transport plan’ again lacks any policy of a ‘zero carbon’ “Greener Smarter Future” so we challenge Judith Collins to explain how building ... More >>

CEAC Supports Complaint Of National’s Regulation System Of ‘Market Manipulation’ In Energy Sector

Friday, 17 July 2020, 8:32 am | Citizens Environmental Advocacy Centre

The Minister for State-Owned Enterprises Winston Peters, has expressed shock and concern at the recent Electricity Authority Board’s preliminary finding that Meridian Energy was involved in an ‘undesirable trading situation’ during December 2019, ... More >>

CEAC Calls Gov’t To Transport Waste By Rail Not By Road To Reduce Pollution & Climate Emissions.

Thursday, 16 July 2020, 9:04 am | Citizens Environmental Advocacy Centre

The Government’s announcement that it will invest in recycling and change the waste levy to reduce our waste is 100% supported by CEAC, and further consideration must be given to the ‘transportation of this hazardous waste in using regulatory ... More >>

CEAC Supports –‘Launch Of The Vote Climate 2020 Campaign’

Wednesday, 15 July 2020, 9:20 am | Citizens Environmental Advocacy Centre

We are now at a crucial time of Climate Change history, since Covid 19 pandemic diverted our Governments from the beginning of the movement of marching together for saving our climate, and now time is upon us to continue our fight to save our ... More >>

CEAC Want Gov’t To Protect Communities Using ‘OECD/WHO/EU Standards Traffic Noise

Tuesday, 14 July 2020, 10:08 am | Citizens Environmental Advocacy Centre

CEAC want Gov’t to protect communities using ‘OECD/WHO/EU standards traffic noise for residential traffic noise Confirmation of reports to urban residents both from NZTA/Transit-NZ acoustical consultants have since 2001 warned residents that ... More >>

CEAC Again Warns: National Party Position On Climate Change Is Still Abysmal

Friday, 10 July 2020, 4:16 pm | Citizens Environmental Advocacy Centre

CEAC review of pre-election National’s “outline plan” just sent to us by Todd Muller 9/7/20 was actually his speech about his plan and was described as ‘an outline’. So in our review of National Party response to A Greener, Smarter Future; climate ... More >>

Government 'Fresh Water Plan' Must Include Damage From ‘Road Runoff Pollution’ From Freight Trucks

Tuesday, 7 July 2020, 10:18 am | Citizens Environmental Advocacy Centre

CEAC applauds professor Mike Joy as NZ’s leading environmental ecologists tireless efforts to enlighten ‘successive Governments’ over the pollution of our waterways and promoting best practice paths of cleaning up of our waterways over successive ... More >>

CEAC Warns - National Party Position On Climate Change Is Still Abysmal

Friday, 3 July 2020, 12:35 pm | Citizens Environmental Advocacy Centre

CEAC pre-election review of National Party ‘climate change policy’, is lacking in substance without any clear policy, that will leave voters with no idea of what National Party plans for saving our climate, and glancing at their ‘Transport plans’, ... More >>

CEAC -"All Ports Should Use NZGIF Funds To Cut Climate Emissions."

Monday, 22 June 2020, 9:06 am | Citizens Environmental Advocacy Centre

Minister for Climate Change, James Shaw welcomed the decision of New Zealand Green Investment Finance (NZGIF) to support projects that will cut emissions at Wellington’s port, - CEAC says funds must include rail to all ports. https://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA2006/S00172/nzgif-invests-to-cut-emissions-at-wellington-port.htm ... More >>

CEAC Says -‘Pandemic Took Gov’t Off Climate Change At A Crucial Time’

Thursday, 18 June 2020, 8:44 am | Citizens Environmental Advocacy Centre

Just as the world may already have crossed a series of climate tipping points, according to a stark warning from scientists. This risk is “an existential threat to civilisation”, they say, meaning “we are in a state of planetary emergency”. https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/nov/27/climate-emergency-world-may-have-crossed-tipping-points ... More >>

CEAC – Agrees With NZF Policy “for Heavy Rail Around This Country”

Monday, 15 June 2020, 9:19 am | Citizens Environmental Advocacy Centre

Light rail is only for passengers; - and not as cost effective as heavy rail is with a multi-functional capacity, so KiwiRail must now expand heavy rail around NZ along with concentrating on electric locomotives that is the new smart transport ... More >>

‘CEAC – Kiwi Rail Invest In Dirty Diesel Engine Locos, Why Not Electric?'

Thursday, 11 June 2020, 7:19 pm | Citizens Environmental Advocacy Centre

“KiwiRail says it has no choice but to buy more Chinese made diesel locomotives – even though they’ve been troublesome and unreliable for more than a decade.” CEAC say’s that excuse does not stack up. https://www.rnz.co.nz/news/national/418739/kiwirail-defends-troublesome-diesel-locomotives-and-wants-to-buy-more ... More >>

CEAC - Kiwi Rail Claimed In 2011 Gisborne “At Risk Rail Line Can’t Cope”.

Saturday, 6 June 2020, 6:08 pm | Citizens Environmental Advocacy Centre

Citizens Environmental Advocacy Centre Gisborne rail had increased freight demand by 21st December 2011 forcing the East Coast Kiwi Rail Manager to advise the committee at HB Regional Council Land Transport that “Gisborne rail at risk of closure can’t ... More >>

CEAC Says -National Party Position On Climate Change Is Still Abysmal

Thursday, 4 June 2020, 2:21 pm | Citizens Environmental Advocacy Centre

CEAC annual review of National Party climate change policy, makes miserable reading, and supports Government for elevating clean ‘Rail Transport’ over truck transport, for moving more freight onto rail, thereby keeping our CO2 ‘climate emissions’ ... More >>

CEAC – “Kiwi Rail If You Don’t Restore Gisborne Rail Give It Back”

Thursday, 4 June 2020, 9:49 am | Citizens Environmental Advocacy Centre

Kiwi Rail CEO Greg Miller said he will not re-open the Gisborne rail service for freight and passenger services for the region, after eight years of closure even now after a yearlong PGF $600.000 study confirmed to the Government that the rail ... More >>

CEAC Supports Forest & Bird’s Complaint Showing MBIE Lack Of Democracy.

Friday, 22 May 2020, 2:13 pm | Citizens Environmental Advocacy Centre

CEAC voiced complaints of ‘MBIE secrecy and their lack of democracy’ since 2014 after CEAC was ‘locked out’ of ‘inclusion in planning for a transport study’ designed to restore rail to Gisborne. Minister of Transport Steven Joyce “redirected ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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