Category: Green

CLIMATE REFUGEE: Kiribati and Tuvalu community petition NZ govt for Ioane Teitioata

Tomorrow afternoon, Mr Ioane Teitioata will be deported to Kiribati unless Associate Immigration Minister, Craig Foss uses his executive power to intervene. Mr Teitioata’s fight to stay in New Zealand is well documented where...

NZ govt warned: Privatising environmental decisions will cost the environment and the public

There is a major concern that if private, profit-driven companies are to be involved in environmental regulation and making resource consent decisions about new quarries, irrigation takes, discharges, subdivision, marine farming and activities that affect land, water and the coast; protection of the environment will be bottom of the list.

Niue lead Polynesian leaders to climate fight and issuing a veiled warning to NZ

Leaders from Polynesia’s eight countries are set to declare an agreement titled Polynesia Against Climate Threats at their meeting in Tahiti later tonight. The declaration reveals a clear positional change by leaders, led by...

NZ urged to protect Pacific nations by declaring climate change threatens their peace and security

NZ, as president of UN Security Council, has the opportunity to be a leader for the protection of small island states by highlighting the threat climate change poses to their peace and security. This could be achieved through a presidential statement or resolution stating that climate change is a threat to international peace and security.

Greens’ climate policy in line with Pacific countries’ climate change and disaster reduction direction

A coherent regional policy out of the Pacific Forum in support of the twin policies of climate protection is needed. These are: Global emissions reduction, and adequate climate financing, through global and regional channels, for effective national adaptation plans and resilient infrastructure support for cities, towns, and villages across Asia-Pacific. Dr Kennedy Graham, NZ Green Party