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Gareth Morgan John Key Climate Cheat

Shocking Tactics of a Climate Change Cheat

On paper, our government’s 2030 emissions reduction pledge of 11% below 1990 levels looks weak compared to other countries – particularly the EU’s -40%. But they tell us it’s not that simple, that it’s more expensive for New Zealand to reduce our emissions than it is for most other countries. A “fairer share” should be […]

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Ten things you need to know about climate change

The Paris climate change summit is upon us. Next week the Morgan Foundation is supporting coverage from Paris by sponsoring the NZ Herald’s science reporter Jamie Morton. To ‘warm up’ for the event, here is a ‘guide for beginners’ – ten things you need to know on climate change, covering the science, the politics and the […]

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Dairy industry must learn to share its toys or get put in the naughty corner

The Land and Water Forum fourth report released this morning contains some real successes – particularly the call for more central coordination, investment in science and the agreement to keep stock out of rivers and plant riverbanks. However, the more interesting part of the report is what it doesn’t talk about – in particular allocating […]

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The Future of NZ Farming

The Morgan Foundation’s New Zealand River Awards 2015 take place tomorrow night. This year the spotlight goes on nitrogen and farming. Ron Pellow of SIDDC has been showing us how dairy farmers can reduce their environmental impact while maintaining profit. The approach is known as low intensity farming, which actually puts the focus on farming grass. In this final video Ron gives his […]

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