Climate Change and Business Conference 2019: Conference Communique

13 Oct

This year’s Climate Change and Business Conference concluded with a wide-ranging address by Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern who affirmed the Government’s intention to enact the Zero Carbon Bill before year end. Her address bookended the announcement by Climate Change Minister Hon James Shaw at the beginning of the conference of the appointment of Dr Rod Carr as Chair of the Climate Commission, an appointment that was widely supported. National’s Climate…

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10 Oct

Climate Change & Business Conference: that's a wrap!

Thanks so much to all those who attended the Climate Change & Business Conference this week. We'll be posting videos of the plenary sessions and speaker presentations on the EDS website soon....   www.climateandbusiness.com

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08 Oct

Media Release: EDS welcomes appointment of Dr Rod Carr as chair of the Climate Commission

At the EDS Climate Change and Business Conference this morning, Climate Minister James Shaw announced the appointment of the new Chair of the proposed Climate Commission. “The appointment of Dr Rod Carr as the Climate Change Commission Chair-designate is a very good one,” said EDS CEO Gary Taylor. “Dr Carr has a stellar reputation as a careful, innovative and very sound thinker and administrator. He has a PhD in insurance…

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28 Sep

Media Release: EDS receives award for reform project

EDS is very pleased to have received a prestigious award for its work on the resource management system reform. The award, given by the Resource Management Law Association at its annual conference dinner on Friday night, was for its publication Reform of the Resource Management System: the Next Generation by Dr Greg Severinsen and Raewyn Peart. “This recognition is especially welcome because it acknowledges the hard work and thought leadership…

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20 Sep

EDS Newsletter: September 2019

EDS's latest newsletter: September 2019 Read the newsletter in full.... Order a copy of Farming the Sea. View and download a copy of Healthy Seas.

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11 Sep

Media Release: EDS looks forward to RM System Review now underway

The Environmental Defence Society (EDS) is pleased that the Government has announced membership of its Resource Management Review Panel. The Review was announced by Hon David Parker in June this year and is to develop a modern, fit-for-purpose resource management system. The Minister has announced that the following experts are to work with chairperson, Hon Tony Randerson QC, on the review: Amelia Linzey, who is a planner and the Senior…