Environmental Lawyer position available at EDS

Environmental Lawyer position available at EDS
18 Sep

Environmental Lawyer: The Environmental Defence Society (EDS) is a leading not-for-profit environmental organisation committed to improving environmental outcomes in New Zealand. We are seeking an in-house environmental solicitor based in our Auckland office. The role offers great hands-on experience and the opportunity to work on ground-breaking environmental law cases and research projects targeting reform initiatives. Your responsibilities will include: Case management of EDS’s public interest litigation programme Undertaking legal and…

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Managing ETS Price Risk: Climate Change & Business Conference Read full post…
17 Sep

Managing ETS Price Risk: Climate Change & Business Conference

The Australia-New Zealand Climate Change & Business Conference is just over 3 weeks away. SESSION 6: SOLUTIONS – BANKING ON CLIMATE Wednesday 10 October 2018 Climate-resilient, low-carbon investment is needed at an unprecedented speed and scale. The introduction of a Zero Carbon Act should help bring the certainty and stability needed for investment. But the question still remains: how do businesses pay for the transition to new operating models? The workshops explore…

Climate Change & Business Conference: New Business: Innovating for Climate Read full post…
28 Aug

Climate Change & Business Conference: New Business: Innovating for Climate

The Australia-New Zealand Climate Change & Business Conference is just under 6 weeks away. Session 2 – New Business: Innovating for Climate A Zero Carbon Act will bring structure to the national transition to net zero which will inevitably have implications for how kiwis’ do business. Leading climate lawyer Simon Watt will examine what those are. But the legislative framework is only one piece of the puzzle. More and more global and…

Climate Change & Business Conference: Session 1: New Approach: a Zero Carbon Bill & Climate Commission Read full post…
18 Aug

Climate Change & Business Conference: Session 1: New Approach: a Zero Carbon Bill & Climate Commission

Read more about each session as we post more information on the website and Facebook. Starting at the beginning.... Session 1: New Approach: a Zero Carbon Bill & Climate Commission The government is currently consulting on a Zero Carbon Bill and independent Commission. By 9th October that process will be over and a Bill is likely to be almost before the house. In the meantime the Government is looking at how…

2018 EDS Conference: videos and presentations now available! Read full post…
10 Aug

2018 EDS Conference: videos and presentations now available!

Following a hugely successful conference last week, Green Light or Light Green?, we are pleased to be able to make available videos of all conference sessions and powerpoint presentations where available. View them on the EDS website.

The shocking decline of the Hauraki Gulf Read full post…
04 Aug

The shocking decline of the Hauraki Gulf

Conservationists are calling on the government to take urgent action in the Hauraki gulf, which has lost more than half its marine life in the last century. Can the Hauraki Gulf be saved? Disturbing truth revealed about Hauraki Gulf in new report Snapper and crayfish numbers are down more than 80 percent since the 1920s, with 86 percent fewer trevally and sharks. Fish of the Day host Clarke Gayford says…