Anticipating the Changes to New Zealand’s Emissions Trading Scheme
New Zealand’s Conservative government has released its first annual report on its New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme (NZ ETS), and the general assessment is that it is working well. In the repor... Read more
Rising from the Rubble: Green Opportunities
As the earthquake rescue and recovery comes to an end, Christchurch is shifting its attention to reconstruction. Given the scale of damage wrought by a series of earthquakes, the city is faced ... Read more
New Directions: An Oblique Approach to New Zealand Climate Policy
The disappointment of Copenhagen, hardly eased by Cancun, has prompted the question: ‘Now what?’ One possible answer lies in The Hartwell Paper: A new direction for climate policy after the cr... Read more
Up in the Air: The Battle Over Project Hayes
Plans for the largest wind farm in the Southern Hemisphere just rose from the dead. At a cost of NZ$2 billion, Project Hayes was put forward by Meridian Energy, the country’s first carbon neu... Read more
No Mining. No Nuclear. No Carbon?
Article by Guest Contributor: David Hall New Zealanders are not usually known as passionately political. So when tens of thousands of protesters marched through downtown Auckland, as they did o... Read more