Michael E Mann is one of the world’s most influential climate scientists. He rose to prominence in 1999 as the co-author of the “hockey-stick graph”, which showed the sharp rise in global temperatures since the industrial age. This was the clearest e
On Saturday 20th February 2021, the Climate Forum celebrated one year since it's launch with a very special hui.
Over 90 people attended the hui and acknowledged their commitment to climate action by signing the Climate Forum Charter.
Our Charter sets out a shared understanding of our commitments and goals, and how we intend to work together.
Read the Charter here: Nelson Tasman Climate Forum Charter 2021.pdf
If you'd like to mark your commitment to climate action, you can sign t
Article shared by Murray Poulter:
On 2 February, the UK Government launched the Dasgupta Review on the Economics of Biodiversity. The report is available in full, as a summary and as headline messages:
With 1.2 million respondents, the Peoples’ Climate Vote is the largest survey of public opinion on climate change ever conducted. Using a new and unconventional approach to polling, results span 50 countries1 covering 56% of the world’s population2.
Active transport. Ways of moving around that involve our own effort - walk, run, bicycle, scooter, skate.
Biodiversity The variety of plant, fungal and animal life in an area.
Biogenic Produced by living processes. In this context the word distinguishe
The Climate Action Book: A Climate Action Plan for Nelson Tasman, 2021 marks the work of the first 12 months of the Nelson Tasman Climate Forum. It represents a collaboration across all of the Forum's groups, collated by our wonderful Climate Action
Link to a very interesting paper on forest restoration.
Science fiction author Kim Stanley Robinson has created a remarkable vision of climate change over the coming decades.
The Ministry for the Future is a masterpiece of the imagination, using fictional eyewitness accounts to tell the story of how clima
The below report reflects on the progress and opportunities of the Climate Forum from launching in February 2020, up to October 2020.
Thanks to Joanna Santa Barbara and Fiona Bowden for putting together this Diagram of the Climate Forum Structure. The diagram also illustrates where three of our key documents fit in: Our Charter, our Weaving Plan and our Regional Strategic Climate A
A new report published in Frontiers in Conservation Science references more than 150 studies detailing the world's environmental challenges. It concludes that "the scale of the threats to the biosphere and all its lifeforms – including humanity – is
When the Government declared a climate emergency at the start of December, the opposition responded by denouncing it as mere virtue signalling, not backed by any meaningful action.
From February 1, every party in Parliament will have the opportunity
After prime minister Jacinda Ardern declared a climate emergency this month, The Guardian asked New Zealanders what we should prioritise to meet our climate change goals.
Reducing emissions from transport and agriculture topped the list but readers
Analysis also found the lowest impact meat was still far more damaging than the worst plant foods
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