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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's Environment articles  Environment
    For some climate systems, the window to act may have already closed, scientists say, urging immediate action
     28 November 2019
    Scientists say striking students are right to declare a climate emergency, and that we may have already hit tipping points where cascading environmental system collapses will be unstoppable.
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    A popular Wanaka bay is out of bounds to swimmers - following a wastewater spill
    28 Nov: A popular Wanaka bay is out of bounds to swimmers - following a wastewater spill... more
    The death toll from a powerful earthquake in Albania has risen to 25 as local and international rescue crews continue to search collapsed buildings for survivors
    27 Nov: The death toll from a powerful earthquake in Albania has risen to 25 as local and international rescue crews continue to search collapsed buildings for survivors... more
    Women in climate change hotspots face greater burdens when under environmental stress
    27 Nov: Environmental stress negatively impacts women's ability to make meaningful decisions in climate change hotspots in Africa and Asia, according to new research.... more
    A mass power outage has brought much of Northland to a complete standstill this morning
    27 Nov: A mass power outage has brought much of Northland to a complete standstill this morning... more
    At least 16 people have been killed in a powerful earthquake in Albania
    27 Nov: At least 16 people have been killed in a powerful earthquake in Albania... more
    A major step forward for development of a new rail-road freight hub near Palmerston North
    26 Nov: A major step forward for development of a new rail-road freight hub near Palmerston North... more
    Marine heatwaves threatening oyster industry and affecting Great Barrier Reef, scientists warn
    26 Nov: According to new research, the warming of waters off Australia's west and south-east coasts is being driven by climate change and is creating an increase in the frequency, duration and severity of marine heatwaves.... more
    A commercial fishing vessel that ran aground near Kaikoura has been successfully brought onshore
    25 Nov: A commercial fishing vessel that ran aground near Kaikoura has been successfully brought onshore... more
    Venice suffered a week of catastrophic flooding. Is climate change really to blame?
    24 Nov: The Mayor of Venice blames climate change for a week of severe flooding in the Italian canal city, saying it is "in the trenches" in the fight against rising tides. But is there more to Venice's woes, and is climate change entirely to blame?... more

     Most Popular Recent Environment News
     16 Nov: Three years this week since the Kaikoura quakes and there's still a lasting impact on our environment ++++++++++++++++
     19 Nov: A key West Coast route is back in business +++++++++++++++
     28 Nov: For some climate systems, the window to act may have already closed, scientists say, urging immediate action ++++++++++++
     03 Dec: Passengers flying to the capital from Auckland this morning will have to make other plans +++++++++++
     25 Nov: A commercial fishing vessel that ran aground near Kaikoura has been successfully brought onshore +++++++++++
     03 Dec: Travellers in the central North Island are being warned of road closures on State Highway 1 - between Turangi and Rangipo +++++++++
     26 Nov: Marine heatwaves threatening oyster industry and affecting Great Barrier Reef, scientists warn +++++++

     Environment NewsLinks
      12 Dec: A guide to what the parties are promising (BBCWorld)
      11 Dec: Eliza mccartney ponders her future - and the earth's - during injury-enforced break (Stuff.co.nz)
      10 Dec: 'beautiful but deadly': nz's ever-present volcanic risk (NZ Herald)
      10 Dec: 'bombshell' spotlights the women who ended roger ailes' reign (CNN)
      9 Dec: Government to fund lion’s share of ohakea water scheme (voxy.co.nz)
      9 Dec: Developers, home owner, ordered to pay almost $70,000 for breaching resource consent (RadioNZ)
      8 Dec: Sharp fall in satisfaction with environment among waikato residents (RadioNZ)
      6 Dec: Cop25 climate change conference: what are you giving up for environment? (BBCWorld)
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