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Government Policies Must Add Up To Achieve Climate Goals

Tuesday, 12 December 2023, 5:25 pm | Climate Change Commission

The Government needs to encourage change, remove barriers and support investment that cuts climate pollution, He Pou a Rangi Climate Change Commission Chair Dr Rod Carr says. The Minister of Climate Change today released the Commission’s final ... More >>

Consultation Open On Our Draft Advice to Government

Thursday, 27 April 2023, 11:55 am | Climate Change Commission

Consultation is now open on our draft advice to inform the strategic direction of the Government’s second emissions reduction plan, covering Aotearoa New Zealand’s 2026–2030 emissions budget. You can read the draft advice here on our website The ... More >>

Aotearoa New Zealand Must Build Momentum On Climate Action

Wednesday, 26 April 2023, 6:16 pm | Climate Change Commission

Aotearoa New Zealand must accelerate the transition to a low emissions, climate-resilient future, He Pou a Rangi Climate Change Commission Chair Dr Rod Carr says. The Commission today began consultation on draft advice to inform the strategic direction of the ... More >>

Climate Change Commission Recommends NZ ETS Changes To Stay On Track For Meeting Emissions Reductions Targets

Thursday, 13 April 2023, 12:05 pm | Climate Change Commission

The NZ ETS is one of the Government’s main tools to reduce emissions, but the current price settings mean it cannot function as effectively as it should, Climate Change Commission Chair Dr Rod Carr says. Minister of Climate Change James Shaw has ... More >>

Call For Evidence On Aotearoa New Zealand’s Emissions Reduction Targets And Emissions Budgets, 31 March - 31 July

Friday, 31 March 2023, 12:32 pm | Climate Change Commission

He Pou a Rangi Climate Change Commission has launched a call for evidence to support its work on Aotearoa New Zealand’s emissions reduction targets and emissions budgets. This call for evidence is an opportunity for anyone to share information, data and ... More >>

High Court Dismisses Judicial Review Application

Thursday, 24 November 2022, 7:01 pm | Climate Change Commission

He Pou a Rangi Climate Change Commission has received the decision on the judicial review of aspects of Ināia tonu nei, our first advice to the Government. The High Court has dismissed the application for judicial review brought by Lawyers for Climate ... More >>

New Advice On NZ ETS Unit Limits And Price Control Settings

Wednesday, 27 July 2022, 9:30 am | Climate Change Commission

The New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme needs to be as effective as possible to reduce the country’s greenhouse gas emissions and contribute to the global effort to reduce the impact of climate change, Climate Change Commission Chair Rod Carr ... More >>

Farmers Could Be Ready For ‘basic’ Emissions Pricing By 1 January 2025

Wednesday, 6 July 2022, 10:22 am | Climate Change Commission

Agricultural emissions should be priced at the farm-level outside the New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme, He Pou a Rangi Climate Change Commission Chair Dr Rod Carr says. Minister of Climate Change James Shaw today released advice from the Commission ... More >>

Farmers Could Be Ready For ‘Basic’ Emissions Pricing By 1 January 2025

Wednesday, 6 July 2022, 10:19 am | Climate Change Commission

Agricultural emissions should be priced at the farm-level outside the New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme, He Pou a Rangi Climate Change Commission Chair Dr Rod Carr says. Minister of Climate Change James Shaw today released advice from the Commission ... More >>

To Reduce Emissions, Farmers Need A Well-designed Pricing Policy

Wednesday, 8 June 2022, 2:21 pm | Climate Change Commission

Aotearoa New Zealand must reduce its agricultural emissions and this needs to be supported by a well-designed pricing policy, He Pou a Rangi Climate Change Commission Chair Rod Carr says. "Our emissions are changing the climate and damaging the ... More >>

Emissions Reduction Plan Must Result In Action

Monday, 16 May 2022, 12:14 pm | Climate Change Commission

The Emissions Reduction Plan needs to drive action on climate change in Aotearoa New Zealand, He Pou a Rangi Chair Rod Carr says. "Aotearoa New Zealand needs to be moving towards a low emissions and climate resilient future." "The ... More >>

Aotearoa Joins International Climate Council Network To Support Global Climate Action

Monday, 1 November 2021, 7:39 pm | Climate Change Commission

He Pou a Rangi, New Zealand’s Climate Change Commission has joined forces with a group of international evidence-based climate advisors in an effort to deliver on global climate action. The International Climate Councils Network (ICCN) was launched ... More >>

He Pou A Rangi Climate Change Commission Acknowledges Legal Proceedings

Friday, 2 July 2021, 8:31 am | Climate Change Commission

He Pou a Rangi Climate Change Commission acknowledges the proceedings filed by Lawyers for Climate Action New Zealand to have parts of the Commission’s advice judicially reviewed. "We have received a copy of the proceedings from Lawyers for Climate ... More >>

Ināia Tonu Nei: The Time Is Now For Climate Action

Wednesday, 9 June 2021, 2:09 pm | Climate Change Commission

He Pou a Rangi Climate Change Commission has released its first independent advice to Government detailing ambitious, achievable and equitable paths Aotearoa can take to meet its climate targets. The Commission's first advice Ināia tonu nei: a low ... More >>

Climate Change Commission’s Final Advice Delivered To Government

Monday, 31 May 2021, 12:07 pm | Climate Change Commission

He Pou a Rangi the Climate Change Commission has delivered its advice outlining how Aotearoa can reach its climate target to Minister of Climate Change James Shaw. The independent advice was handed to the Minister today (Monday 31 May). The Commission ... More >>

Process For Release Of Climate Change Commission’s Final Advice To Government

Monday, 17 May 2021, 4:01 pm | Climate Change Commission

He Pou a Rangi the Climate Change Commission will deliver its final advice to Government on Monday 31 May, outlining how Aotearoa can reach its climate targets. The Minister of Climate Change James Shaw will then be responsible for releasing the advice publicly, ... More >>

Advisory: Climate Change Commission Pleased With Progress On Submissions

Wednesday, 7 April 2021, 3:34 pm | Climate Change Commission

Just over a week since submissions closed on the Climate Change Commission’s first draft advice to the Government, the Commission says it is making good progress on reviewing feedback. As the Commission has worked through the submissions, opening ... More >>

More Than 10,000 Have Their Say On Climate Change Commission’s Draft Advice

Monday, 29 March 2021, 2:17 pm | Climate Change Commission

Submissions have closed on the Climate Change Commission's first package of advice to the Government with more than 10,000 individuals and organisations taking the opportunity to have their say. New Zealanders were invited over the past eight weeks ... More >>

Huge Aotearoa Response To Climate Change Commission Draft Advice

Thursday, 25 March 2021, 2:56 pm | Climate Change Commission

Just days until submissions close on the Climate Change Commission’s first package of advice to the Government, more than 6000 submissions have been received. Climate Change Commission Chief Executive Jo Hendy says New Zealanders from all walks of ... More >>

Transport Emissions Crucial To NZ Meeting Climate Targets

Tuesday, 23 March 2021, 11:30 am | Climate Change Commission

Reducing transport emissions is crucial to New Zealand meeting its climate targets and action will have an immediate and lasting impact. Aotearoa can cut almost all transport emissions by 2050. The technology already exists and is improving fast, ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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