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New Zealand awarded a second ‘Fossil of the Day’ award

Friday, 18 November 2016, 11:58 am | New Zealand Youth Delegation

New Zealand has been awarded a ‘Fossil of the Day’ award for the second day in a row thanks to its reliance on dodgy carbon credits in the past while maintaining that it cares about the integrity of international carbon markets. More >>

NZ receives ‘Fossil of the Day’ at UN climate conference

Thursday, 17 November 2016, 10:23 am | New Zealand Youth Delegation

New Zealand has been awarded the notorious ‘Fossil of the Day’ award at the 22nd annual United Nations climate change conference for showing hypocrisy towards fossil fuel subsidy reforms. New Zealand was exposed in its support of the oil and gas industries ... More >>

Trump election will not derail our global climate treaty

Friday, 11 November 2016, 9:42 am | New Zealand Youth Delegation

With news that climate change denier Donald Trump has won the US election, the imperative for countries such as New Zealand to affirm their commitment to the Paris Agreement has become stronger and more urgent than ever. “If the United States is no longer ... More >>

NZ youth stand in solidarity with the global community

Thursday, 10 November 2016, 2:14 pm | New Zealand Youth Delegation

The New Zealand Youth Delegation — currently in Marrakech for the 22nd annual UN climate change conference — has today been standing in solidarity with the youth of the United States and the global community in response to the announcement overnight ... More >>

New Zealand Steps Closer to Meaningful Action on Climate

Wednesday, 5 October 2016, 1:34 pm | New Zealand Youth Delegation

The New Zealand Youth Delegation (NZYD) to the United Nations climate negotiations to be held next month welcomes New Zealand's overnight ratification of the Paris Agreement, but says there's still no evidence that the Government has a plan to meet ... More >>

NZ Youth Delegation reacts to Paris Agreement

Sunday, 13 December 2015, 11:30 am | New Zealand Youth Delegation

The New Zealand Youth Delegation is saying that the Paris Agreement ‘takes an inch forward, but miles more needed’. The two week climate change talks were a chance for governments to accelerate the transition to a safe, clean energy future that ... More >>

Call for fossil fuel phase out

Saturday, 12 December 2015, 7:02 pm | New Zealand Youth Delegation

Following news that the New Zealand government has responded to calls from the community to adopt the 1.5 degree temperature limit at the Paris Climate Talks, the New Zealand Youth Delegation (NZYD) is calling for an immediate ban on further exploration for ... More >>

Youth calls on Government to join "High Ambition Coalition"

Friday, 11 December 2015, 9:18 am | New Zealand Youth Delegation

With only a few days left to negotiate an agreement at the Paris Climate Talks, young New Zealanders are calling on the New Zealand government to align with the “High Ambition Coalition” of countries pushing for a strong climate deal at Paris. ... More >>

NZ's second Fossil of the Day award at Paris Climate Talks

Thursday, 10 December 2015, 8:58 am | New Zealand Youth Delegation

New Zealand has again received a Fossil of the Day award in recognition of New Zealand’s role in blocking compensation for vulnerable countries for climate change damage in the draft text for the Paris Agreement. Minister Groser’s lacklustre climate ... More >>

Report condemns NZ's climate change efforts as "inadequate"

Wednesday, 9 December 2015, 8:57 am | New Zealand Youth Delegation

New Zealand’s efforts to fight climate change have been condemned by Climate Action Tracker as ‘inadequate’ in a final update of their report for the COP21 Paris Climate Talks. Other countries whose efforts were judged as ‘inadequate’ include ... More >>

Call for Government to future proof the Pacific

Sunday, 6 December 2015, 12:18 pm | New Zealand Youth Delegation

Young New Zealanders Call on New Zealand Government to future proof the Pacific and support 1.5 target at Paris Climate Talks More >>

NZ's climate record exposed at Paris Climate talks

Saturday, 5 December 2015, 9:25 am | New Zealand Youth Delegation

NZ's climate record exposed at Paris Climate talks: Crumbs for climate-vulnerable communities, bounties for big oil. More >>

Youth Delegation challenges PMs fossil fuel "hypocrisy"

Tuesday, 1 December 2015, 9:55 am | New Zealand Youth Delegation

New Zealand Youth Delegation challenges PMs fossil fuel subsidy reform hypocrisy at Paris Climate Change Talks More >>

National wins New Zealand a Fossil of the day award

Tuesday, 1 December 2015, 9:47 am | New Zealand Youth Delegation

Earlier today, The first fossil of the day award was given to New Zealand because of John Key's comments earlier today regarding fossil fuel subsidies. Fossil of the Day is an award given by Climate Action Network International, a global coalition ... More >>

NZ Youth Delegation call parliament to #FutureproofNZ

Thursday, 19 November 2015, 2:59 pm | New Zealand Youth Delegation

The New Zealand Youth Delegation (NZYD) bought messages sent by young New Zealanders to Copenhagen/Cancun in 2009/10, woven into the shame of a fern to Parliament and asked New Zealand political leaders to #FutureProofNZ by taking strong action on ... More >>

Call for Government to adopt blueprint for a FutureProofNZ

Monday, 21 September 2015, 10:20 am | New Zealand Youth Delegation

Media Release: New Zealand Youth Delegation call on Government to adopt blueprint for a FutureProofNZ More >>

New Zealand Youth Delegation to launch campaign

Friday, 11 September 2015, 2:33 pm | New Zealand Youth Delegation

The New Zealand Youth Delegation (NZYD) will be launching their new campaign#FutureProofNZ at 3PM 12 September at the Southern Cross Garden Bar and Restaurant. More >>

Climate change target confirms NZ not doing our fair share

Tuesday, 7 July 2015, 4:21 pm | New Zealand Youth Delegation

7 July 2015 New Zealand’s climate change target confirms New Zealand not doing our fair share More >>

Call for youth engagement with climate consultation

Sunday, 31 May 2015, 10:38 am | New Zealand Youth Delegation

The New Zealand Youth Delegation to the United Nations Climate Conference (NZYD) are calling on New Zealand youth to make a submission to the Government’s climate change consultation closing on Wednesday 3 June. More >>

Youth Voices Connect to Climate Negotiations

Thursday, 29 November 2012, 9:15 am | New Zealand Youth Delegation

Young people from across the globe came together today to highlight the under-representation of youth at the COP18 United Nations climate change negotiations in Doha. Negotiators and heads of state were confronted by a vibrant display of flags as they made their ... More >>

 

 

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