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PCE report on climate change law — In The News

Tessa Evans posted in on July 27th, 2017.

The environment watchdog has proposed that New Zealand should follow the UK by putting climate change action into law. In her report Stepping stones to Paris and beyond, Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment, Dr Jan Wright advises the Government to start thinking decades ahead to tackle climate change, and to put specific plans for how we […]

PCE report calls for moratorium on longfin eel fishing – experts respond

Peter Griffin posted in on April 17th, 2013.

Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment Dr Jan Wright has launched a new report, On a pathway to extinction? An investigation into the status and management of the longfin eel. The SMC gathered reaction from experts: Dr Angus McIntosh, Professor of Freshwater Ecology, University of Canterbury, comments: “Eels are disproportionately important in New Zealand rivers because […]

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