Tag: COP23

NZ urged ‘high ambition’ on climate in Poland. Now let’s see that at home

We punched above our weight at the just-completed talks. But we must walk the talk at home, writes environmental lawyer Natalie Jones After a fortnight of meetings and a one-day extension, …

Rangatahi take the UN… again

They're young, they're hungry, and they're not taking any crap. Waves of rangatahi activists are using the UN to share kaupapa Māori values with the world. 

The COP23 climate change bubble needs to burst

COP23, the United Nations Climate Talks in Bonn, Germany is finally over. So what did it achieve for indigenous people?

Indigenous youth say ‘pass the mic’ to decolonise COP23 climate talks

Kera Sherwood-O’Regan is an Aotearoa Youth Leadership Institute delegate to COP23, the United Nations Climate Talks in Germany, reporting over the three-week conference. This week: she's tired and no one's listening to indigenous people.

Our rating of NZ’s climate target? Not good enough. The heat is now on James Shaw

The Climate Action Tracker reveals the NZ ambition is not ‘fine’ as claimed, writes Bill Hare, a physicist and climate scientist and a former lead author for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.

The COP23 climate talks’ ‘Fijian flavour’ tastes a lot like tokenism

Kera Sherwood-O’Regan (Kāi Tahu) reports on outcomes for indigenous peoples from COP23, the United Nations Climate conference in Bonn, Germany.