Climate Change Minister James Shaw has asked Parliament’s Environment Committee to conduct an inquiry into community-led retreat and adaptation funding.
Hon James Shaw
The Government is partnering with Fonterra to cut coal use at its dairy factories, delivering massive emissions reductions, and future-proofing New Zealand trade and exports.
The Government is launching a suite of measures to protect native wildlife and at-risk habitats, to help halt the decline of nature due to human activity.
New Zealanders are being invited to have their say on the New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme (NZ ETS) and the NZ ETS permanent forest category, with public consultation opening today, Climate Change Minister James Shaw and Forestry Minister Peeni Henare announced today.
Finance Minister Grant Robertson and Climate Minister James Shaw have met in Wellington with their Australian counterparts, Treasurer Jim Chalmers and Climate and Energy Minister Chris Bowen, for the inaugural Australia–New Zealand Climate and Finance Ministers’ meeting.
The Government is partnering with New Zealand Steel to deliver New Zealand’s largest emissions reduction project to date, with half of the coal being used at Glenbrook steel to be replaced with electricity to recycle scrap steel.
Budget 2023 will keep up the momentum on the Government’s plan to address climate change with an array of transport, energy and resilience measures.
All remaining coal boilers will be removed from hospitals and tertiary institutions by the end of 2025, Climate Minister James Shaw has announced.
New independent draft advice released today by the Climate Change Commission shows that there are many more hurdles to jump, but highlights the solid foundations laid made by the Government’s landmark Emissions Reduction plan.
Deputy Prime Minister Carmel Sepuloni today reinforced Aotearoa New Zealand’s commitment to tackling the threat of climate change together in the Pacific, announcing support for practical climate action in the Solomon Islands.
Climate Change Minister James Shaw has welcomed the Climate Change Commission’s latest advice on the settings for the Emissions Trading Scheme.
New Zealand’s action to cut emissions is delivering results, says Climate Change Minister James Shaw.
The Government has worked alongside farming leaders to adapt the proposed system for reducing agricultural emissions, that will protect future export growth, says Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern.
The Government has released new guidance to support stronger links between New Zealand’s climate change goals, and local and regional planning.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor and Climate Change Minister James Shaw have confirmed the next steps in the Government’s partnership with the primary sector to develop a strategy for on-farm carbon sequestration.
A pioneering boiler conversion project is now up and ready to go, using woodchips to make potato chips, while slashing emissions.
The High Court has today confirmed the legality of the advice provided by the Climate Change Commission (the Commision) to inform New Zealand’s nationally determined contribution (NDC) and the first three emissions budgets.