New Zealand’s Greens have undoubtedly succeeded in some policy areas, including climate and housing quality. But the party continues to battle internal tensions between idealism and pragmatism.
What makes a great climate leader and why are we not seeing more of them? I’ve been searching for good examples of climate leaders. This is the subject of our new documentary, Climate Changers.
Climate assemblies may just provide the breakthrough required to develop popular, just and sustainable climate and energy policies.
The federal government has been challenged to provide $100 billion over the next ten years to boost the renewables sector. But will policymakers respond to the challenge?
Canada should invest in sustainable transportation infrastructure to accelerate the green transition.
Public interest in climate change and global warming peaks after bushfires and lasts for months, research reveals. But Australians do not respond to storms and floods in the same way.
Taxing consumption that contributes to climate change hits the poor the hardest, while overlooking the huge profits tied to greenhouse gas emissions.
The climate emergency is accelerating with breathtaking speed.
The Greens and the teals are breathing down Labor’s neck. At this federal Labor conference, Albanese must go further on climate policy.
The project’s environmental credentials rely on highly speculative technologies, making Middle Arm a grand experiment with our climate.
Past prime ministers could afford to talk big on climate change – but now the impact of the environmental crisis is manifestly real, Sunak can’t afford to appease those who oppose green policies.
International shipping is a big contributor to climate change, and it doesn’t change quickly, but its companies are starting to invest in cleaner fuels.
Canada’s federal Impact Assessment Act seeks to minimize the environmental impacts of major economic projects. Will the Supreme Court uphold the act?
While the introduction of more climate policies across jurisdictions is good, synchronized policy decisions are better.
Two experts in policy and technology who were also co-authors of an international climate assessment see reasons for optimism.
In Indonesia, building a climate-resilient future can’t rely on policy reform alone. Making more people care about climate change is arguably still the hardest change to make.
Like the Liberals, the Greens have a base that is split between hardliners and moderates. At the radical end, their activists don’t want compromise on core issues; its mainstream voters want outcomes.
Researchers looked at a decade of political spending by the oil and gas industry and others engaged in climate policy. If money talks, one side had a giant megaphone.
New Zealand is considering a plan to tax methane from cows. But while cows and cars both emit greenhouse gases, they don’t have the same impact over time.
California is one of the world’s largest economies, and it’s aiming for net-zero emissions by 2045. A transportation expert involved in the plan explains why it just might succeed.
There have been 27 UN COP meetings. Despite these negotiations, the planet is on target to exceed emission thresholds for global warming. Given these failures, why continue with this process?