2018 Climate Change & Business Conference Photos!

2018 Climate Change & Business Conference Photos!

See some of the photos we took onsite at this year's conference....

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Climate Change & Business Conference: Speaker Presentations now available! Read full post…
17 Oct

Climate Change & Business Conference: Speaker Presentations now available!

Speaker presentations and videos of Mike Barry, Director of Sustainable Business, Marks & Spencer and PM Jacinda Ardern are now available on the EDS website.

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12 Oct

Climate Change and Business Conference Communique Day 2

The twin challenges of cutting greenhouse gas emissions to prevent disastrous levels of climate change and dealing with the impacts that are now unavoidable dominated discussion on day two of the Climate Change and Business Conference yesterday. From the challenges of developing the rule book to put the Paris Agreement into action, to the future of carbon prices at home and abroad (New Zealand carbon is at the record price…

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10 Oct

Climate Change & Business Conference Communique

What a difference a year makes, the National Party’s environment spokesperson, Scott Simpson, told the EDS Climate Change and Business Conference yesterday. It was a theme picked up by lots of other people at the conference. This time last year, the conference was held against the background of negotiations to form a new government. People attending that conference passed a resolution calling on whatever government was formed to set up…

IPCC report  just released: Global Warming of 1.5degreesC Read full post…
08 Oct

IPCC report just released: Global Warming of 1.5degreesC

The day before the Climate Change and Business Conference the IPPC has released its ground breaking report on Global Warming of 1.5degreesC. The report says urgent and unprecedented changes are needed to reach that target, which it says is affordable and feasible. The difference between 1.5degrees and 2degrees of warming is significant. The proportion of the global population exposed to water stress could be 50% lower at 1.5 than 2…

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05 Oct

EDS releases third working paper from Resource Management Law Reform Project

EDS has released its third working paper as part of its Resource Management Law Reform Project. The project is taking a first-principles look at how New Zealand’s resource management system operates and how it could be improved for the coming decades. Following on from the first two papers, which examined a wide variety of matters from ethics to legislative design, the third working paper considers most of the remaining aspects…