New Zealand Climate Commission Report Recommends Fewer Cars, More Electric, Fewer Cows

Climate ambition meet Modern Monetary Theory – a slap for every remaining productive sector of the New Zealand economy.

The Strategist: Navies Must Go Zero Carbon

Don’t mention the “N” word; The Strategist thinks the New Zealand Navy receiving money from the Treasury, then paying that money back to the Treasury to purchase carbon credits is…

New Zealand Climate Commission Accused of Carbon Accounting Tricks

Robert Lachlan, Distinguished Professor of Applied Mathematics at Massey University, has accused the New Zealand climate commission of using dubious accounting tricks to exaggerate New Zealands progress towards achieving emissions…

Claim: New Zealand Economy will Have to Restructure Around a Limited Renewable Energy Supply

According to climate researcher Jen Purdie, even New Zealand with its abundance of windy mountains, geothermal sources and vast hydropower lakes cannot provide enough renewable energy for people to live…

New Zealand Government Proposes Breeding Larger Cattle to Defeat Climate Change

According to the New Zealand government, so long as farmers continue productivity improvements, increasing the meat content per head of cattle, it should be possible to maintain current meat production…

Greta Thunberg Slams New Zealand’s Unambitious Climate Emergency

Greta Thunberg has slammed New Zealand’s “so-called” climate emergency. But rather than thank Greta for her criticism, New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern has compounded her error, and publicly contradicted the…

Fund Manager Advises on Navigating New Zealand’s Uncertain Climate Emergency Investment Landscape

Coming soon to the USA? Pathfinder Ethical Investment Fund manager John Berry advising on what sectors to avoid to protect your money from New Zealand’s Climate Emergency. But the reality…

We’re Saved! New Zealand just Declared a Climate Emergency

While nobody expects the elimination of New Zealand’s carbon footprint to have a direct impact on global warming, the rest of the world will surely be inspired by their moral…

Victorious New Zealand PM Urged to Apply Covid-19 Lessons to the Climate Crisis

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, who won a historic landslide victory in national elections a week ago on a deep green manifesto, is being urged to apply lessons learned…

Something Wicked This Way Comes

As far back as April, it was already clear that the international Left was being forced to choose between its twin apocalyptic wet dreams of global destruction via “climate change”…

Cascading fallacies in climate risk assessment

This is not about New Zealand. The authors of the assessment make clear that theirs is a new approach which they hope will be used globally. So this is about…

When Volcanoes Attack… White Island Edition

Guest commentary by David Middleton I’m sure many WUWT readers have read Eric Worrall’s post, the headlines and seen the videos. CNN: “14 feared dead in New Zealand volcano eruption”…

Methane warming exaggerated by 400%

By Barry Brill The IPCC’s AR5 estimated the global warming caused by a tonne of livestock methane would be 28 times that of a tonne of carbon dioxide. New research…

NZ Greens lose interest in global warming – 'no hellfire, no brimstone'

Joe Romm must be upset  that NZ greens are ignoring his trademark “hell and high water”. From the New Zealand Business Review (h/t to Bishop Hill):

An Evening With Gore Acolyte Catherine Leining

Guest post by WUWT moderator Andi Cockroft I wrote the other week of an Evening With His Lordship – aka Christopher Monckton, 3rd Viscount Monckton of Brenchley – in which…

The beginning of the end

Guest post by Dr. Vincent Gray NZCLIMATE TRUTH NEWSLETTER NO 308 APRIL 25th 2013 I have been neglecting you. Things have quieted down. I am 91 and it is high…

Friday Funny – 'Demonizing' Steve McIntyre

Warwick Hughes writes: Thanks to The National Business Review in New Zealand we have this rare article on Steve McIntyre while he was visiting downunder.

EU Carbon Trading 'death spiral' continues

UPDATE: it’s worse than we thought, see below. Carbon has closed below $4 a ton in a new record low while Deutsche Bank bails From Reuters: Deutsche Bank quits carbon…

Surprise volcanic eruption in New Zealand

The eruption had been “really unexpected”. “You can measure and monitor but sometimes mother nature will do her own thing.” Yeah, like climate. From stuff.co.nz: (h/t to reader Dr K.A.…

Kiwi weather station data shenanigins going to court

Climate change readings ‘inaccurate’ TREVOR QUINN A climate change group has taken the National Institute for Atmospheric and Water Research (NIWA) to court over what they say are inaccurate temperature…

Auditing the adjusting of ACORN temperature down under

Joanne Nova and Ken Stewart have uncovered some startling findings about the way Australia’s BOM “High Quality” network data is adjusted. Think USHCN here in America. This is well worth…

My Pet Project – Producer Gas and my SUV

Guest post by WUWT moderator Andi Cockroft This has little to do with my beliefs (or otherwise) in CAGW, but more to the fact that I am tight with money…

The Cold Kiwi Comes Home to Roost

Lies, Damn Lies and Statistics –Kiwi Style By Andi Cockroft, reporting from New Zealand The Cold Kiwi is an event held each year on the Volcanic Plateau of the Central…

Fundamental questions on Isostasy and Mean Sea-Level

Guest post by Andi Cockroft Firstly, let me declare that I am not a current student of Geology or Geophysics. I studied Mathematics, Computer Science and Geology at University way…