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Newsletter Digest: Two types of ‘flu, water, and 3 degrees C

Peter Griffin posted in on April 23rd, 2010.

Swine flu – lessons one year on This time last year, as Kiwis prepared to attend weekend dawn parade and RSA dinners in celebration of ANZAC Day, a public health issue was brewing that would quickly come to dominate headlines globally. In hindsight, it’s easy to for critics to take pot shots at the scale […]

Dom Post: NZ can’t stick to Copenhagen deal, say scientists

Peter Griffin posted in on April 22nd, 2010.

Kiran Chug writes in the Dominion Post about a new report in Nature which says that loopholes in the Copenhagen Accord and a lack of global determination are seeing hopes of keeping global temperature rise to 2 deg c by 2100 fading fast. They caution that action is needed urgently if temperatures are not to […]

NBR: NZ signs Copenhagen Accord on climate change

Peter Griffin posted in on February 2nd, 2010.

New Zealand has signed on to the Copenhagen Accord on climate change, despite the accord having been rejected already by China and India. 26 countries, however, have signed on to the Accord, and it is hoped that it will provide a path to a more binding agreement than was reached at the recent talks in […]

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