Meet experts behind NZ’s first national space mission
18 May 2022
Experts on NZ’s first government-funded space mission talk science and technology in a free Techweek event at the Faculty of Engineering on Friday (20 May).
Anne Salmond: IPCC report condemns forestry use planned by NZ
1 March 2022
Opinion: If ever there was doubt NZ was up a blind climate alley with large plantings of pine trees, the IPCC report has laid that to rest, writes Dame Anne Salmond.
Denying science with opinions and fairy tales
1 February 2022
Opinion: Why have so many climate change deniers emerged as Covid anti-vaxxers, and why are so many people listening to their false fairytales, asks Kevin Trenberth.
Climate: NZ’s role on spaceship Earth
26 January 2022
Opinion: Climate change is a global problem requiring a global solution, but individual nations like New Zealand can play a role and must do so, writes Kevin Trenberth.
How oceans are the key to climate change solution
10 January 2022
Opinion: Oceans can slow global warming but without action we risk losing their capacity to solve our overheating problem, write Maria Armoudian and Simon Thrush.
The secrets of seabird feathers: a new indicator of climate change?
28 December 2021
Opinion: Research which tests stress levels of seabirds from their feathers can help chart effects of climate change on threatened populations, writes Maira Fessardi.
Trade in the time of Covid and climate change
2 December 2021
The urgency of the climate threat and the need for greater cooperation and equity between countries is changing the conversation about global trade
All round benefits of a circular economy
2 December 2021
Opinion: Moving NZ to a circular economy that involves Māori and aligns with Te Tiriti o Waitangi would help the environment and human well-being, writes Saeid Baroutian.
NZ should cut emissions, not buy overseas offsets
17 November 2021
Opinion: Centralised control of New Zealand's hydro, solar and wind power and storage is the only way to reduce energy emissions, Kevin Trenberth argues.
Anne Salmond: Hope on the horizon
16 November 2021
Opinion: Dame Anne Salmond looks back at solutions to calamities 100 years ago as a guide to what our leaders must do now on the big issues of Covid and climate.
No climate justice without migration justice
11 November 2021
Opinion: Andreas Neef looks at what a failure of the negotiations at the COP26 Climate Summit in Glasgow could mean for climate migration in the Pacific and beyond.
Earth trusteeship advocate awarded 2021 Carlowitz Sustainability Prize
8 November 2021
Dr Klaus Bosselmann, Professor of Environmental Law and Founding Director of the NZ Centre for Environmental Law at the University of Auckland, has been awarded the 2021 Carlowitz Sustainability Prize in the international category.