The recording of this meeting will be soon available on our Youtube channel, and a submission is being prepared aiming for a Forum endorsement. If you would like to share your comments on this Tasman Environmental Plan, please connect with the team w
New Zealand is set to become the first country in the world to reduce agricultural emissions through a system of pricing and reporting.
Consultations are now open on options to price agricultural emissions, including how the emissions levy will be s
These sessions are now available to view on our YouTube channel
Mayoral - Richmond - Lakes-Murchison - Moutere-Waimea - Golden Bay - Motueka
Questions on Climate Change and Biodiversity
Tasman District Council’s local elections (held every three
Nayland College student Ra Edmonds took home the Climate Challenge Award at this week’s Cawthron Sci Tech expo for their entry, ‘Sun, Sea and Sediment’.
This is the second year The Nelson Tasman Climate Forum has sponsored a prize at the event which
The Nelson Tasman Climate Forum is lending its support to an important blue carbon study in the region.
The Core and Restore Project, led by Lauren Walker has been measuring the amount of carbon stored in local coastal wetland areas, particularly se
Climate Action Week grew out of a response to the Emissions Reduction Plan released earlier this year. O
According to political economist, Helen Thompson, to navigate the long road to net zero, energy researchers must grapple with the lessons of history.
With 84% of our energy still coming from oil, coal and gas, muc
A legally binding agreement between 175 countries encompasses all stages of plastic’s life cycle, from production to consumption and disposal.
Photo by @ocean.grid
One hundred and seventy-five countries have agreed to a legally binding global treaty
We live in the age of the tyranny of the now, driven by 24/7 news, the latest tweet, and the buy-now button. With such frenetic short-termism at the root o
Click on the image to hear Johan Rockström talking about why this is so crucially important
Today, the Ministry for the Environment released a public consultation on the development of New Zealand’s first-ever Emissions Reduction Plan (ERP). The plan will determine exactly how Ministers across Government will work to reduce clim
We asked Helen Clark about her new book, Climate Aotearoa and this is the message she shared with the Nelson Tasman Climate Forum about why she wrote it, and where she sees opportunities.
It features contributions from a range of climate scientis
David Attenborough’s has been in the public eye for 70+ years, but only recently has he started talking explicitly about the climate emergency confronting us all. In last year’s A Life on Our Planet, he presented a“witness statement” on the environ
He has a tradition of writing haiku to sum up IPCC reports. These could be the most significant ha
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is the United Nations body for assessing the science related to climate change.The IPCC prepares comprehensive Assessment Reports about knowledge on climate change, its causes, potential impacts a
The first assessment from the Intergovernmental Panel for Climate Change (IPCC) in eight years was released on 9 Aug 2021.
It sounded the alarm on soaring temperatures, rising seas and extreme weather. The IPCC has been w
We appointed a new leadership group at our last hui. Our Comms Manager, Áine Byrne, has started a process of interviewing all the members. Her latest interview is with David Ayre, who contributed to the Climate Action Book. He's also a doting gra
Photo by Martin De Ruyter
Dear members and friends of the Climate Forum,
As you know, many farmers in the Top of the South and the West Coast were affected by flooding from last weekend’s torrential rainfall and high wi
Last month Nelson Tasman Climate Forum members elected Joanna Santa Barbara as the chair of the Forum's leadership group. As NTCF's Communications Manager, I had the pleasure of interviewing her.
Áine: How would you describe the Forum in one sentenc
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