The natural side effects of the coronavirus — clear skies and apparently thriving wildlife — offer a glimpse of a green future, writes Oliver Milman in The Guardian.
Native trees will make better long term carbon sinks than simply planting pine trees to counter climate change, Associate Prof Janice Lord says.
Scientists are taking a deeper look at how hard New Zealand will be hit by one of climate change's most frightening calling cards: extreme weather.
Close to 30 global initiatives to ramp up action on climate change have been unveiled or expanded at the UN Climate Action Summit in New York.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has told world leaders at the United Nations Climate Action Summit that New Zealand is "determined" to be the most sustainable food producer in the world.
Teen activist Greta Thunberg has angrily denounced world leaders for failing to tackle climate change, unleashing the outrage felt by millions of her peers in the heart of the UN by demanding: "How dare you?"
Cases of coastal erosion in Southland are heading the same way as sea levels — on the rise. Invercargill reporter Laura Smith takes a look at what the region, and its residents, are experiencing.
Wanaka’s Treble Cone skifield is well known for being the largest in the South Island, for having challenging steep runs and off-piste terrain, and for being the gateway to backcountry ski touring.
As any MP will tell you, you only have to say one word on, say, 1080 or water fluoridation and your email inbox will clog up within minutes.
Decades from now, images of today's school pupils marching down busy urban streets to encourage the Government to address climate change, could well be seen as a defining moment in world history.
With world leaders about to gather for a UN Climate Action Summit, millions of young people worldwide will take off from school or work on Friday to demand urgent measures to stop environmental catastrophe.
It is time to name and shame climate laggards, UN special envoy Luis Alfonso de Alba tells Mark Hertsgaard.
Our response to climate change needs to be a just and careful revolution that limits pushback, writes David Hall.
Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg, who has inspired a global movement for climate change, has delivered a strong message to US lawmakers: "Wake up."
New Zealand is playing an important leadership role within the Commonwealth in helping counter ocean acidification, Prof Cliff Law says.
Air samples from native Fiordland forest are being collected by researchers as one of the first steps in an ambitious new NIWA-led project to reassess New Zealand's carbon budget.
Before heading to the UN Climate Action Summit, Jacinda Ardern spoke to Newsroom's Sam Sachdeva about her message for world leaders and how to win over climate sceptics.