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Agricultural sector’s commitments questioned

Tuesday, 21 January 2020, 12:38 pm | Environmental Defence Society

The Environmental Defence Society (EDS) has lodged its submission on amendments proposed to the Climate Change Response (Emissions Trading Reforms) Amendment Bill; specifically those that seek to give effect to aspects of the Primary Sector’s ... More >>

EDS report shoots down DairyNZ conclusions re freshwater

Wednesday, 18 December 2019, 10:04 am | Environmental Defence Society

The Environmental Defence Society (EDS) has released a memorandum from respected University of Auckland economist Professor Tim Hazledine, which analyses the economic modelling commissioned by DairyNZ. He concludes that DairyNZ has misinterpreted its ... More >>

EDS proposes transformational Resource Management Reform

Thursday, 12 December 2019, 8:31 am | Environmental Defence Society

The Minister for the Environment, Hon David Parker, has this evening launched EDS’s final report on its Resource Management Law Reform Project at a function in Wellington. The project took a first-principles look at how New Zealand’s resource management ... More >>

EDS welcomes Discussion Document on Biodiversity

Tuesday, 26 November 2019, 12:25 pm | Environmental Defence Society

The Environmental Defence Society (EDS) welcomes the release of He Kura Koiora I hokia: A discussion document on a proposed National Policy Statement for Indigenous Biodiversity (NPS-IB). More >>

EDS endorses Commissioner for the Environment’s report

Thursday, 7 November 2019, 2:40 pm | Environmental Defence Society

The Environmental Defence Society (EDS) strongly supports Rt Hon Simon Upton’s call for significant improvements to New Zealand’s environmental reporting regime. More >>

EDS submission on Resource Management Reform Bill

Tuesday, 5 November 2019, 2:53 pm | Environmental Defence Society

The Environmental Defence Society (EDS) has filed its submission on the Resource Management Amendment Bill 2019 with the Environment Select Committee of Parliament. More >>

EDS strongly supports freshwater reforms

Thursday, 31 October 2019, 4:56 pm | Environmental Defence Society

The Environmental Defence Society (EDS) has finalised its submission on Action for Healthy Waterways and has filed it today with the Ministry for the Environment. More >>

EDS calls for submissions on its submission

Tuesday, 29 October 2019, 3:44 pm | Environmental Defence Society

The Environmental Defence Society (EDS) has released a draft of its proposed submission on the Government’s freshwater reform proposals. More >>

EDS says farmers will need to perform as promised

Thursday, 24 October 2019, 11:21 am | Environmental Defence Society

The Environmental Defence Society (EDS) has cautiously welcomed the announcement today of the new plan to reduce agricultural greenhouse gas emissions. More >>

EDS: Second working paper on resource management reform

Sunday, 20 October 2019, 6:30 pm | Environmental Defence Society

Media Release: EDS releases second working paper in Phase 2 of its Resource Management Reform project More >>

EDS calls for urgent action on marine management

Thursday, 17 October 2019, 11:47 am | Environmental Defence Society

The Environmental Defence Society (EDS) has welcomed the publication by the Ministry for the Environment and Stats NZ of Our Marine Environment 2019 , the latest in the reports on the state of our environment. The report is available here . More >>

Climate Change + Business Conference: Conference Communique

Monday, 14 October 2019, 7:58 am | Environmental Defence Society

This year’s Climate Change and Business Conference concluded with a wide-ranging address by Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern who affirmed the Government’s intention to enact the Zero Carbon Bill before year end. Her address bookended the announcement ... More >>

EDS welcomes appointment of Dr Rod Carr

Tuesday, 8 October 2019, 10:10 am | Environmental Defence Society

At the EDS Climate Change and Business Conference this morning, Climate Minister James Shaw announced the appointment of the new Chair of the proposed Climate Commission. More >>

EDS receives award for reform project

Saturday, 28 September 2019, 1:14 pm | Environmental Defence Society

EDS is very pleased to have received a prestigious award for its work on the resource management system reform. More >>

EDS looks forward to RM System Review now underway

Wednesday, 11 September 2019, 12:29 pm | Environmental Defence Society

The Environmental Defence Society (EDS) is pleased that the Government has announced membership of its Resource Management Review Panel. The Review was announced by Hon David Parker in June this year and is to develop a modern, fit-for-purpose resource ... More >>

Freshwater reforms response

Thursday, 5 September 2019, 11:01 am | Environmental Defence Society

EDS compliments the Government on the release of its discussion document Action for Healthy Waterways . This report seeks public feedback on further initiatives for freshwater management and follows work undertaken over the past 18 months by four ... More >>

EDS launches new framework for marine spatial planning

Wednesday, 4 September 2019, 4:08 pm | Environmental Defence Society

The Environmental Defence Society today launched its report Healthy Seas: Implementing Marine Spatial Planning in New Zealand . Co-authored by Kelsey Serjeant and Raewyn Peart, the report proposes a new legal and policy framework to support the implementation ... More >>

EDS Welcomes NZ Biodiversity Strategy Discussion Document

Monday, 5 August 2019, 8:36 am | Environmental Defence Society

EDS welcomes the release of Te koiroa o te koiroa – Our shared vision for living with nature, a discussion document seeking feedback on New Zealand’s Biodiversity Strategy for 2020 -2030. The strategy will give effect to New Zealand’s international ... More >>

EDS welcomes Government’s resource management system review

Wednesday, 24 July 2019, 10:51 am | Environmental Defence Society

Environment Minister Hon David Parker today announced the Government’s comprehensive review of the resource management system. More >>

EDS submission on Zero Carbon Bill

Wednesday, 17 July 2019, 2:40 pm | Environmental Defence Society

EDS has filed its submission on the Climate Change Response (Zero Carbon) Amendment Bill. The Bill sets targets for greenhouse gas reductions, provides for the government to set a series of carbon budgets, and sets up a new, independent, Climate Change ... More >>

 

 

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