Economic Transformation deemed unnecessary – Climate Change Comission

Economic Transformation deemed unnecessary – Climate Change Comission

The New Zealand Climate Change Commission has made no cases that are convincing for economic reforms to reduce emissions. Matt Burgess, Senior Economist at The New Zealand Initiative, says analysis showed that current policies aim to deliver emissions targets. “That makes the Commission’s radical reforms unnecessary,” said Mr Burgess. “The...

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Oceans under threat ‘like never before’ – United Nations

Oceans under threat ‘like never before’ – United Nations

Oceans are under threat, and United Nations weather experts believe the cause is due to Climate Change. Following last years Atlantic hurricane season, the seas have become warmer, which has filed intense tropical cyclones in the Indian and South Pacific Oceans according to the World Meteorological Organization. WMO Secretary-General, Professor...

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‘No Food, no People’ – International Year of Fruits and Vegetables

‘No Food, no People’ – International Year of Fruits and Vegetables

Food is important, and without it, people would not have access to fresh and healthy fruit and vegetables. A launch of the annual International Fruits and Vegetables was a highlight being shown at Parliament on  Wednesday night. “Access to fresh fruit and vegetable growers is essential for healthy people. What...

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Ice Sparkles appear in Sahara Desert for fourth time in 42 years

Ice Sparkles appear in Sahara Desert for fourth time in 42 years

The usually hot and dry Sahara desert has sparkled with icy snow for the fourth time within the last 42 years. It is a rare occurrence for sparkles of ice snow to form in the Sahara desert. The sparkling happens from sunlight due to a smattering of frost. Local photographer...

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Greta Thunberg turns 18, ‘my evil handlers can no longer control me’

Greta Thunberg turns 18, ‘my evil handlers can no longer control me’

Sweedish Climate Change activist Greta Thunberg turned 18 on Sunday. Having a go at conspiracy theorists in a joke post as she celebrates. In a Twitter post, she thanked her followers for the well-wishes on her eighteenth birthday. “Thank you so much for all the well-wishes on my 18th birthday,”...

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Greenpeace: Tropical Cyclone Yasa caused by Climate Change

Greenpeace: Tropical Cyclone Yasa caused by Climate Change

Greenpeace says Tropical Cyclone Yasa has been ‘turbocharged’ by climate change, that the coal and mining industry is to blame. As the oil and gas industry continues to contribute to intensifying extreme weather events, Australia is a big taker in the sector which the Pacific, as a result, sees more...

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