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CEAC – “Gov't Lower Virus From Road Freight Service Using Rail.”

Thursday, 2 April 2020, 9:29 am | Citizens Environmental Advocacy Centre

NZ Gov't must lower road freight use because truck drivers will widely carry Covid 19 virus to our communities through open assess community transmission, and using rail less staff are used to move the same freight by comparison. Facts; Our Government ... More >>

CEAC – “Gov't Must Charter Airlines To Fly Stranded Kiwis Home."

Tuesday, 31 March 2020, 2:15 pm | Citizens Environmental Advocacy Centre

NZ Gov't must charter airlines to fly stranded Kiwis home just as British Gov’t has agreed to do here today; https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-52099252 Quote; BBC 30th March 2020. Coronavirus: Foreign Office links up with airlines to fly stranded Britons ... More >>

CEAC – “Gov't Must Charter Airlines To Fly Stranded Kiwis Home."

Tuesday, 31 March 2020, 2:13 pm | Citizens Environmental Advocacy Centre

NZ Gov't must charter airlines to fly stranded Kiwis home just as British Gov’t has agreed to do here today; https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-52099252 Quote; BBC 30th March 2020. Coronavirus: Foreign Office links up with airlines to fly stranded Britons ... More >>

CEAC – “Gov't Increase Rail Freight & Lower Climate Emissions"

Monday, 16 March 2020, 10:12 am | Citizens Environmental Advocacy Centre

There is a significant opportunity to reduce transport emissions shifting freight from road to rail claim this UK report. http://www.freightonrail.org.uk/FactsFigures-environmental.htm Quote; “ it will be very difficult to meet the 2050 goals without major reductions ... More >>

CEAC Calls National’s Transport Anti-rail Policy Cruel To All Regions

Monday, 9 March 2020, 6:55 pm | Citizens Environmental Advocacy Centre

The 2020 National party policy for transport is to use truck freight not rail, and already signalled only “more roads” which is dangerous, reckless, and will bankrupt NZ and ruin our future, costing taxpayers billions. Our case in point; Why fund restoration ... More >>

CEAC Mourns After The Death Of Jeanette Fitzsimons

Saturday, 7 March 2020, 12:07 pm | Citizens Environmental Advocacy Centre

In 2000 we had the pleasure of meeting Jeanette Fitzsimons at a Green Party meeting at a café in Napier, and she instantly radiated such warmth of humanity towards every soul there. My wife and I felt she was a gifted person who spoke softly but ... More >>

Govt Vehicle Fleet Emissions Heading In Wrong Direction

Tuesday, 25 February 2020, 11:34 am | Citizens Environmental Advocacy Centre

QUOTE from; Article: NZ Energy and Environment Business Week https://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL2002/S00150/govt-vehicle-fleet-emissions-heading-in-wrong-direction.htm First published in Energy and Environment on February 13, 2020. “The latest data shows the Government’s attempts to electrify its vehicle fleet and cut its emissions ... More >>

CEAC Support For Visiting UK Scientist Warns “we Are Breathing Plastic"

Thursday, 13 February 2020, 9:30 am | Citizens Environmental Advocacy Centre

CEAC is impressed with the honesty of this scientist Matthew Shribman who follows the same path of other researchers who have uncovered the truth about the widespread epidemic now surfacing about ‘micro-plastics’ now found everywhere in our global ... More >>

CEAC supports Northland $100 million for rail restoration

Friday, 31 January 2020, 9:03 am | Citizens Environmental Advocacy Centre

A good 'common sense policy' that needs to be extended to the East Coast provinces now to mitigate for Gisborne's loss of rail to restore the Gisborne rail again; - after Steven Joyce as ‘Minister of Transport’ under the last National Government ... More >>

NZTA continue lack respect of environmental stewardship

Wednesday, 29 January 2020, 3:02 pm | Citizens Environmental Advocacy Centre

CEAC says – NZTA continue lack respect of environmental stewardship Govt' now must use rail and show environmental stewardship here as ‘NZTA’ refuses to respect environmental stewardship” More >>

CEAC supports resumption of trains from Wairoa to Napier

Sunday, 26 January 2020, 12:21 pm | Citizens Environmental Advocacy Centre

“CEAC supports resumption of trains from Wairoa to Napier”. Press Release: Citizens Environmental Advocacy Centre CEAC supports the beginning of log trains from Wairoa to Napier, - but we need to resume all freight services to be added to the service ... More >>

CEAC calls for Ministry of Health to be cautious

Monday, 20 January 2020, 2:31 am | Citizens Environmental Advocacy Centre

“CEAC calls for Ministry of Health to be cautious of mystery viral pneumonia spreading from China.” More >>

CEAC -National Party position on climate change is abysmal

Wednesday, 15 January 2020, 10:07 am | Citizens Environmental Advocacy Centre

CEAC supports Government for elevating clean ‘Rail Transport’ over truck transport, for moving more freight onto rail, thereby keeping our CO2 ‘climate emissions’ at a far lower levels, potentially stabilising climate changing weather events, saving ... More >>

Dangers of dust from Australian fires for NZ Public Health

Monday, 6 January 2020, 2:07 pm | Citizens Environmental Advocacy Centre

This ‘new decade of 2020 was mired by the arrival of dust particles from Australian fires that were carried by air borne deposition into our own NZ air shed, so what are the risks to NZ Public health now?. More >>

PGF/BERL report confirms rail is essential to East Coast

Monday, 16 December 2019, 4:34 pm | Citizens Environmental Advocacy Centre

The just released PGF/BERL rail viability report was the most comprehensive analysis of the rail transport option conducted since the Gisborne rail line closed in 2012. More >>

CEAC are strongly in support of Government rail funding plan

Sunday, 15 December 2019, 11:55 am | Citizens Environmental Advocacy Centre

CEAC reviewed the NZTA National Land Transport Programme “2021–24 NLTP development” plan to see the support for rail funding was there, and NZTA is now seen as ‘anti-rail’ in their NLTP plans, contrary to Government policy to use rail - heads must roll. More >>

Government must stop being stymied by MBIE bureaucrats

Friday, 13 December 2019, 8:13 am | Citizens Environmental Advocacy Centre

Subject; Deputy PM said quote; “New Zealand First leader Winston Peters has challenged his Cabinet colleagues for the delay over a Northport decision, criticising it as "paralysis by analysis". https://www.rnz.co.nz/news/political/405385/paralysis-by-analysis-winston-peters-assessment-of-the-delay-over-northport More >>

CEAC – climate change issues for rail transport plans

Thursday, 12 December 2019, 9:11 am | Citizens Environmental Advocacy Centre

Climate change crisis; - “transport emissions are a major culprit causing horrendous weather events.” At CEAC; we will watch with interest of how the transport funds will be used to improve our transport infrastructure and lower our climate change ... More >>

CEAC – Supports ‘Dog & Lemon call for median barriers’

Tuesday, 10 December 2019, 8:26 am | Citizens Environmental Advocacy Centre

Trucks are now far too fast and large for our narrow winding roads in NZ, something needs to be done. More >>

CEAC – How to stop destructive loss of ocean oxygen?

Monday, 9 December 2019, 9:03 am | Citizens Environmental Advocacy Centre

Consider; The shock of an alarming release of the report at the Climate Change conference in Madrid COPs 25 yesterday on the discovery loss of widespread ocean oxygen is another watershed moment that must be recognised as dire for our future survival. Quote; ... More >>

 

 

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