Posts Tagged ‘COP26’

COP26: Boris Johnson’s cows remark puts Kiwi science on global stage

Thursday, November 4th, 2021

A tossed off comment from UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson about belching cows has put work by clever Kiwi scientists onto the world stage at COP26. It was a characteristically florid speech from Johnson, who is also the COP26 host. Amid apocalyptic warnings about the cost of inaction on climate change, there was a sweet Read more

NZ favours Pacific neighbours in substantial increase in climate change aid

Thursday, October 21st, 2021

The New Zealand Government says it will quadruple overseas aid to help poorer countries deal with climate change. The allocation has been increased to $1.3 billion. The Government says the increase in overseas aid means that New Zealand will now be paying its fair share towards global climate funding. It is part of a global Read more

COP26: Amplifying Pacific voices at Glasgow conference

Monday, October 18th, 2021

The General Secretary of the Pacific Conference of Churches, Reverend James Bhagwan, says its vital Pacific voices are heard at the UN’s Climate Change Conference in Glasgow which begins at the end of this month. The conference, also known as COP26, is billed as the most important climate meeting since Paris in 2015 when countries Read more