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The climate, the Council, and the People of the Canoe

Sat, 1 Aug 2015 17:31:51 +1200 | Green Party

It is not hyping it to say that the 7,499th meeting of the UN Security Council was unique. More >>

Non-Nuclear Challenges of the Nuclear Agreement with Iran

Sat, 1 Aug 2015 12:28:00 +1200 | INSS Insight

In addition to its direct implications for the nuclear realm, the agreement on Iran’s nuclear program creates a host of other challenges for Israel. These challenges concern primarily the Palestinian and Syrian arenas, the delegitimization arena, and Israel’s ...More >>

Iran nuclear deal ignores human rights abuses by Tehran

Sat, 1 Aug 2015 12:12:06 +1200 | Peter Tatchell

Amid huge fanfare and relief, last week a long-negotiated deal was announced to lift sanctions against Iran in exchange for international monitoring and verification to ensure that Tehran does not develop nuclear weapons. It was lauded as a success ...More >>

Saudi Arabia and the Nuclear Agreement with Iran

Sat, 1 Aug 2015 12:05:52 +1200 | INSS Insight

The nuclear agreement reached by the major powers with Iran is not good news for Saudi Arabia, because the agreement means that Iran, Riyadh’s main ideological and geo-strategic rival, has received international recognition as a nuclear threshold ...More >>

Meridian, MightyRiverPower shares gain before Tiwai decision

Fri, 31 Jul 2015 17:24:38 +1200 | BusinessDesk

July 31 (BusinessDesk) - A decision to keep the Tiwai Point aluminium smelter open appears increasingly likely, with shares of Meridian Energy and MightyRiverPower gaining ahead of Monday's scheduled announcement on the future of the Bluff industrial ...More >>

David Caygill to chair BusinessNZ Energy Council

Fri, 31 Jul 2015 13:43:19 +1200 | BusinessNZ

David Caygill to chair BusinessNZ Energy Council Former Finance Minister Hon David Caygill is to Chair the BusinessNZ Energy Council. Mr Caygill, former Electricity Commission chair, also chaired a ministerial inquiry into the New Zealand electricity ...More >>

TPP Leak: SOE Issues for Ministerial Guidance

Thu, 30 Jul 2015 10:26:28 +1200 | Wikileaks

Today, 29 July 2015, WikiLeaks releases a secret letter from the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP or TPPA) Ministerial Meeting in December 2013, along with a comprehensive expert analysis of the document.More >>

Ohio Gov. Kasich’s Anti-Green Resume

Sun, 26 Jul 2015 11:39:45 +1200 | Harvey Wasserman

The latest politician to leap toward the GOP nomination is widely known as America’s most anti-green governor. But he has a critical decision coming up that could help change that.More >>

Warring Against Windmills: Tony Abbott and Renewable Energy

Sat, 18 Jul 2015 11:29:55 +1200 | Binoy Kampmark

Stone age politics continues its creaky, inscrutable way in Canberra, with the Australian Prime Minister keen to show his acute lack of understanding about the renewable energy sector. One wonders whether he believes in its existence at all. On this occasion, ...More >>

Nuclear Deal With Iran

Sat, 18 Jul 2015 11:29:01 +1200 | Tikkun

American Jews and Our non-Jewish Allies Should Rally in Support of the Nuclear Deal With Iran(Don’t let past traumas contribute to our inability to see the looming possibility of a more peaceful world) More >>

NZ-Japan commitment to geothermal energy

Thu, 16 Jul 2015 16:16:41 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Energy and Resources Minister, Simon Bridges, says a new Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signed today will strengthen the strategic partnership in renewable energy research and development between New Zealand and Japan.More >>

A change in tax approach to feasibility expenditure

Thu, 16 Jul 2015 09:31:09 +1200 | Chapman Tripp

The Court of Appeal has overturned a High Court decision which would have allowed Trustpower Limited to deduct expenditure incurred in assessing the feasibility of capital projects before any commitment was made to seek resource consents. If the ...More >>

From the White House: The Iran deal

Wed, 15 Jul 2015 07:51:32 +1200 | The White House

Today, after two years of negotiations, the United States -- together with our international partners -- has achieved what decades of animosity has not: More >>

UN human rights expert hails nuclear deal with Iran

Wed, 15 Jul 2015 07:48:00 +1200 | United Nations Human Rights Commissioner

UN human rights expert hails nuclear deal with Iran, and calls for the immediate lifting of sanctions More >>

New Zealand welcomes historic nuclear deal

Wed, 15 Jul 2015 07:16:25 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Foreign Minister Murray McCully has welcomed news that agreement has been reached on a nuclear deal between Iran, the Five Permanent (P5) members of the United Nations Security Council, and Germany.More >>

Eastland Network brings in extra crews to help restore power

Sat, 11 Jul 2015 08:58:48 +1200 | Eastland Network

Eastland Network has brought in additional line mechanics and faultmen to join its own teams in reconnecting power supply to customers who have lost electricity as a result of heavy snowfall and lightning over the past two days.More >>

White Man Behind A Desk: Climate Change, 5 Things

Thu, 9 Jul 2015 15:30:15 +1200 | White Man Behind a Desk

Well, it finally happened. We moved so slowly on Climate Change that we were overtaken by the Catholic Church & Five Things You Need To Know About 'White Man Behind A Desk' More >>

Exxon Considered Climate Risks as Early as 1981

Thu, 9 Jul 2015 11:52:54 +1200 | Union of Concerned Scientists

New Report Finds that Despite Decades of Scientific Warnings, Fossil Fuel Companies Continued to Mislead Public, Policymakers More >>

Government sets climate change target for the 1%

Tue, 7 Jul 2015 17:30:53 +1200 | Generation Zero

Government sets climate change target for the 1% Generation Zero press release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE More >>

Foxy Cartoons: Housing and Climate Change

Mon, 6 Jul 2015 11:13:39 +1200 | Foxy

Foxy Cartoons: Housing and Climate Change Cartoon comment by Foxy @FoxyLustyGrover. See #foxycartoons National's Housing Policy Click for big version. "We don't want your McHouses John!" Click for big version. "I Tell You, the Earth ...More >>


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