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Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment (New Zealand)


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Policy report

27 Jul 2017

In 2008 the United Kingdom House of Commons voted overwhelmingly in support of a new climate change law. It is a law that sets up a process for reducing greenhouse gas emissions into the future – a process that endures through changing Governments.

Some have suggested that New Zealand...

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Research report

19 Oct 2016

In this report the Commissioner examines the issue of agricultural greenhouse gases – methane and nitrous oxide – which together form about half of New Zealand’s greenhouse gas emissions. This high proportion of emissions coming from agriculture is a major challenge for New Zealand. The science...

Research report

29 Jun 2016

This is a commentary by the Commissioner on Environment Aotearoa 2015 – the state of the environment report published last year by the Ministry for the Environment and Statistics New Zealand. The Commissioner’s commentary begins with a review of that report. It then presents the...

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Research report

04 Nov 2014

An investigation of what is causing climate change and one of its major impacts – the rising level of the sea.

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The level of the sea is constantly changing everywhere on Earth as tides rise and fall in predictable patterns. Both the timing and height of...

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30 Jun 2014

This report analyses the complex system of laws, agencies, and processes that regulate New Zealand's oil and gas industry.

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In part due to the technique of hydraulic fracturing or ‘fracking’, more wells are being drilled in Taranaki and the amount of...

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Policy report

27 Jul 2017

In 2008 the United Kingdom House of Commons voted overwhelmingly in support of a new climate change law. It is a law that sets up a process for reducing greenhouse gas emissions into the future – a process that endures through changing Governments.

Some have suggested that New Zealand...

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Research report

31 May 2017

This investigation is aimed at shining a light on the state of New Zealand’s native bird populations, the challenges they face, and what it might take to restore them in large numbers back on to the mainland.

The report is structured as follows.

  • Chapter 1 is an Introduction
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Research report

19 Oct 2016

In this report the Commissioner examines the issue of agricultural greenhouse gases – methane and nitrous oxide – which together form about half of New Zealand’s greenhouse gas emissions. This high proportion of emissions coming from agriculture is a major challenge for New Zealand. The science...

Research report

29 Jun 2016

This is a commentary by the Commissioner on Environment Aotearoa 2015 – the state of the environment report published last year by the Ministry for the Environment and Statistics New Zealand. The Commissioner’s commentary begins with a review of that report. It then presents the...

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Research report

04 Nov 2014

An investigation of what is causing climate change and one of its major impacts – the rising level of the sea.

Introduction

The level of the sea is constantly changing everywhere on Earth as tides rise and fall in predictable patterns. Both the timing and height of...

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Research report

30 Jun 2014

This report analyses the complex system of laws, agencies, and processes that regulate New Zealand's oil and gas industry.

Introduction

In part due to the technique of hydraulic fracturing or ‘fracking’, more wells are being drilled in Taranaki and the amount of...

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