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Generation Zero calls on new parliament to take action

By   /  October 12, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  3 Comments

Generation Zero calls on new parliament to heed call of business leaders, take bold action on climate change Delegates attending the 10th Australia-New Zealand Climate Change and Business Conference in Auckland passed a unanimous resolution yesterday supporting the concepts outlined in the Zero Carbon Act, proposed by youth climate change campaigners Generation Zero. Generation Zero […]

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Generation Zero welcomes growing support for Zero Carbon Act

By   /  August 28, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Generation Zero welcomes growing support for Zero Carbon Act

Youth climate change campaigners Generation Zero have welcomed the Green Party’s support for their proposed Zero Carbon Act and reissued their call to all political parties to get behind it. The Green Party announced today that it will seek to pass the new climate law in the first 100 days if it is in government. […]

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International NGOs: Climate change is bigger than politics – Generation Zero

By   /  August 8, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  1 Comment

Youth organisation Generation Zero is celebrating the call by a coalition of International NGOs for all political parties to come together after the election and support a Zero Carbon Act. On Saturday, in a letter addressed to members of parliament, the coalition outlined the urgent need for climate legislation. The letter, signed by 14 international […]

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Generation Zero – “Supportive of Labour’s transport plans”

By   /  August 7, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  1 Comment

Generation Zero on transport announcements “We are supportive of Labour’s transport plan” Generation Zero supports Labour’s plan to fund a Light Rail Network in the city it announced today. Auckland Director of Generation Zero, Leroy Beckett, says; “It’s relieving to see so much attention on the transport crisis from National and Labour today. It deserves […]

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Survey: Young New Zealanders want stronger climate action – Generation Zero

By   /  August 4, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  1 Comment

Youth organisation Generation Zero says the next Parliament must heed the call of New Zealanders and fast-track New Zealand to the forefront of global carbon reduction efforts. Pure Advantage, a not-for-profit that investigates and promotes opportunities for green growth, today released the ‘Pure Advantage Climate Survey’. It shows around two-in-three New Zealanders want New Zealand […]

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Next Parliament must heed call for new climate law – Generation Zero

By   /  July 28, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  2 Comments

Youth organisation Generation Zero is calling for Parliament to heed the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment’s recommendations to establish a historic new climate change law, which align very closely with the group’s Zero Carbon Act proposal launched in April. Commissioner Dr Jan Wright released the report ‘Stepping Stones to Paris and Beyond’ today, which calls […]

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Generation Zero launches blueprint for Zero Carbon Act

By   /  April 10, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  1 Comment

Youth organisation Generation Zero is today launching its blueprint for a powerful new climate change law to get New Zealand to zero carbon by 2050 or sooner, and is calling for cross-party support. “Climate change is bigger than politics,” says Lisa McLaren, national convenor for the Zero Carbon Act campaign. “We need political parties to […]

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Generation Zero statement on Unitary Plan

By   /  February 27, 2016  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  1 Comment

Today Generation Zero spokesperson Dr Sudhvir Singh will speak at the Auckland Council’s extraordinary governing body meeting on the Proposed Auckland Unitary Plan. He will make the following comments. “If the Council withdraw their submission, it is effectively pulling the ladder from both itself and the next generation for accessing an affordable place to live.” […]

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Bought and paid for: the dirty politics of climate denial

By   /  August 27, 2014  /  Gareth Renowden, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  21 Comments

Has climate denial in New Zealand been bought and paid for by corporate interests?

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Broken English, broken government, broken climate

By   /  July 30, 2014  /  Gareth Renowden, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  27 Comments

Bill English’s unguarded statements on climate change demonstrate just how out of touch the National Party leadership really is, and how important it is that they should be forced to face facts.

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Generation Zero: come clean on NZ’s energy future

By   /  May 7, 2014  /  Gareth Renowden, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  15 Comments

At the end of last week Generation Zero, a non-partisan group of young people formed to advocate for climate action, started a Vote New Energy campaign to put a clean energy transformation on the political agenda in the run up to the general election.

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