Battery electric vehicles best choice to decarbonise New Zealand
7 September 2021
Research evaluating EVs on energy consumption and overall emissions found that battery electric vehicles performed best.
Climate commission’s findings are way off course
11 July 2021
Opinion: The Climate Change Commission has, in just a few months, seriously outgrown its boots, says Professor Tim Hazledine.
The key to controlling landfill emissions
6 July 2021
Opinion: Saeid Baroutian argues we must put technology and innovation front and centre if we want to find NZ-specific solutions for capturing of landfill gas.
Climate crisis policies are all about power
24 June 2021
Opinion: Professor Robert MacCulloch writes about the issues with the Climate Change Commission chairman's recommendations for a government action plan to fight climate change.
NZ’s clean car discount is a turn in the right direction, but how much will it drive consumer demand?
17 June 2021
Opinion: New Zealand faces challenges if it is to meet its international climate change commitments under the Paris Agreement, says Professor Basil Sharp.
Climate change driving global movement of marine species
7 April 2021
A new study shows for the first time at a global scale and across all kinds of species that marine life has been changing its distribution away from the equator in direct response to climate change.
The ocean is getting noisier
11 February 2021
Human activity is making the world’s oceans noisier and not enough is being done to mitigate the effect on marine life, scientists say.
Whales may be struggling as climate change impacts feeding grounds
16 December 2020
A new study has found that even a change in eating habits may not be enough for southern right whales to keep up their population recovery from whaling.
Trade in tough times: how to do it better
26 November 2020
Indigenous and social rights, gender equality, climate change mitigation and sharing prosperity are all critical issues for future trade policies.
Stunning shearwaters photo wins People’s Choice
3 November 2020
A stunning night-time photo of Buller’s shearwaters/rako captured in the flash of the camera with the Milky Way as a backdrop high above, has been named People’s Choice at this year’s NZ Geographic Photographer of the Year awards.
Dawn Freshwater: our critical role in transitioning to a low-carbon economy
30 October 2020
In her editorial in Ingenio magazine, Vice-Chancellor Professor Dawn Freshwater says we must act with urgency and decisiveness in tackling the climate crisis.
Conserving water helps buys insurance for climate surprises
29 October 2020
While climate change is contributing to Auckland's water shortage, it's not the only reason for it.