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Advisory: NZ in Bangkok this week for UN climate talks

Press release | September 28, 2009 at 0:00

WHAT: The second to last round of UN climate change negotiations before Copenhagen. (This week is Bangkok, then Barcelona (2-6 November) then Copenhagen (December 7-18)). It will be the first round of negotiations following New Zealand’s...

We need fewer boats, more fish to save our oceans

Blog entry by Mark Dia | May 28, 2012

I’m here in Bangkok at a gathering of hundreds of tuna business officials , policy-makers and even a few environmental advocates like myself. It’s been a long week of discussion about the future of the industry, including a lot...

Norway adopts 40% target

Blog entry by Geoff Keey | October 9, 2009

Today I witnessed what could prove to be an historic moment.  At the negotiations in Bangkok this afternoon, Norway announced that it's the first country outside of the European Union to adopt a target of 40% below 1990 levels by...

Marches and fossils – an update from Bangkok

Blog entry by Geoff Keey | October 7, 2009

New Zealand has once more been awarded Fossil of the Day at the UN climate talks in Bangkok (honestly, blogging on this would be getting boring if it wasn’t so depressing).  Third place this time.  The reason why New Zealand got a...

High terror at NZ Embassy

Blog entry by Geoff Keey | October 2, 2009

A really bizarre thing happened today at the New Zealand Embassy in Berlin.  A group of people arrived to hand over New Zealand’s Fossil of the Day award, but that’s not the bizarre thing.  The strange thing about the event was the...

Asia leads in climate talks

Blog entry by Geoff Keey | September 29, 2009

After the first day of negotiations here in Bangkok it’s becoming clear that Asia is where the climate action’s at.  Japan has increased its target to 25%, which resulted in public praise from other delegations, in contrast to the...

Five elephants & a Chinese rock star

Blog entry by Geoff Keey | September 28, 2009

Southeast Asia is one of the world’s most vulnerable and least prepared regions of the world to face climate change.  So it’s very fitting that negotiators from around the world are gathering in Bangkok, Thailand, for the next two...

NZ, forever fossil

Blog entry by Geoff Keey | October 1, 2009

New Zealand got Fossil of the Day at the UN climate talks in Bangkok today after revealing that the Government’s 10% to 20% target is actually a nothing to 20% target. The Government’s Climate Change ambassador Adrian Macey admitted...

NZ holds world to ransom with popgun

Blog entry by Geoff Keey | September 30, 2009

New Zealand could backtrack on its climate target according to comments made by the New Zealand Government's Climate Change Ambassador Adrian Macey in the publication Point Carbon. According to the article, Mr Macey told Point...

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