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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's Environment articles  Environment
    The electric-car revolution is here, but is that a good thing for the environment?
     8 December 2018
    Within 20 years, we'll be buying more than 11 million electric cars annually. But will the demand that puts on resources like rare earths overshadow the environmental benefits?
    >> Read Article 

    The sun has turned out just in time for tonight's annual Coca-Cola Christmas in the Park
    8 Dec: The sun has turned out just in time for tonight's annual Coca-Cola Christmas in the Park... more
    COP24 President defends participation of coal companies at climate talks
    7 Dec: COP24 President Michal Kurtyka defends displays of coal soap and jewellery at climate change talks in Poland, saying "it's good to have everybody on board".... more
    Paekakariki Hill Road's closing today and the two other Fridays before Christmas
    7 Dec: Paekakariki Hill Road's closing today and the two other Fridays before Christmas... more
    Greenland's ice sheet melting rate is accelerating, scientists confirm
    6 Dec: Scientists using ice core samples to examine the rate of melting of the Greenland ice sheet have confirmed that it's melting up to five times faster than pre-industrial rates, and accelerating.... more
    New Caledonia and Vanuatu on Tsunami alert after 7.6 magnitude undersea quake
    5 Dec: New Caledonia and Vanuatu are on Tsunami alert after a 7.6 magnitude undersea quake this evening, but the Pacific nations appear to have suffered little damage... more
    New Caledonia orders evacuation of coastal areas following tsunami warning following 7.6 undersea earthquake
    5 Dec: New Caledonia has ordered the evacuation of coastal areas following a tsunami warning after a powerful undersea earthquake of magnitude 7.6 struck off the east coast of the French territory... more
    Tsunami warnings for Vanuatu, New Caledonia after magnitude-7.5 earthquake
    5 Dec: Three-metre waves could hit the coasts of New Caledonia and Vanuatu after a powerful earthquake strikes at a depth of about 10 kilometres.... more
    Waitangi Bridge has a bad grade for water quality
    4 Dec: Waitangi Bridge has a bad grade for water quality... more
    State Highway One north of Wellington is fully open again this morning after a night of disruption
    4 Dec: State Highway One north of Wellington is fully open again this morning after a night of disruption... more

     Most Popular Recent Environment News
     14 Nov: Business is booming in Kaikoura, on the second anniversary of the devastating earthquake +++++++++++++++++++++++++++
     14 Nov: A physical and financial cost to Kaikoura's earthquakes +++++++++++++++++++++++++
     14 Nov: Kaikoura's earthquake-damaged landscape continues to be a gold mine of study for scientists +++++++++++++++++++++++++
     28 Nov: Wellington's mayor isn't worried about building a new stadium on quake prone land +++++++++++
     16 Nov: It's Wellington's turn to bear the brunt of the primary teachers' industrial action +++++++++
     25 Nov: Organisers of the Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge are working with the family of a rider who died during the event +++++++++
     18 Nov: Is eating vegan really the best diet for the planet? I tried it for a month +++++++++

     Environment NewsLinks
      10 Dec: Avocado growers in environment court water fight over wetland's aquifier source (
      10 Dec: How we're eating the plastic we put in the ocean (NZ Herald)
      9 Dec: Anti-litter pledge aims to unite kiwis against rubbish this summer (
      8 Dec: Reality check: your christmas tree's carbon footprint (BBCWorld)
      7 Dec: Kevin durant: it's 'toxic' to play with lebron james in the nba (
      5 Dec: France protests: will the environment be the true victim of the fuel-tax riots? (BBCWorld)
      5 Dec: Many couples say 'i do' to zero-waste weddings (NZ Herald)
      4 Dec: Water shortages predicted for southland despite fifth severe weather warning (
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