A total of 727 people responded to a poll on nzherald.co.nz which asked: What do you think of the climate agreement reached at the Copenhagen summit? Eight percent thought it was a good starting point.
Discussion of climate change science and politics is more active and essential than ever. In the lead-up to the International Panel on Climate Change's fifth assessment (AR5), panel head Dr R...
New Zealand and other countries with long coastlines may have a major advantage over landlocked countries in the battle to reverse global climate change - marine forests, an environmental law specialist says.
The mystery of how a subglacial mountain range the size of the Alps formed up to 250 million years ago has finally been solved and could help map the effects of climate change, scientists say.
A judge has reserved his decision about whether the National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research used invalid methods to gather temperature data, as alleged by a group sceptical of global warming.
It's crunch time for climate change but the memo does not appear to have reached the Government, writes Tom McKinlay.
A gulfstream jet flying low over Lauder yesterday was on an international mission, taking a slice of the atmosphere so scientists can learn more about greenhouse gases globally.
Two main methods of controlling greenhouse gas emissions from human activities, using price signals, are being debated in NZ; carbon "fee and dividend" or "cap-and-trade" using an emissions trading scheme.
Actresses Lucy Lawless and Keisha Castle-Hughes sported blue casts on their arms to help launch a climate campaign in Auckland today.
Dunedin is leading the way in the urgent fight to prevent catastrophic climate change, local organisers of next Saturday's 350 global day of action say.
President Barack Obama is considering setting a provisional target for cutting the United States' huge greenhouse gas emissions, removing the greatest single obstacle to a landmark global agreement to fight climate change, writes Suzanne Goldenberg in Washington.
Prime Minister John Key heads to climate talks in Copenhagen tomorrow confident progress can be made.
Jokes about Dunedin being "the Riviera of the South" may have to be reconsidered after the highest temperature in the country last month - 32degC - was recorded at Dunedin International Airport on Christmas Day.
Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard is strongly committed to putting a price on carbon, her climate change minister has said at a major climate summit.
There were no gauges at the Fullwood Room to check for climate changes during debate on Dunedin's annual plan yesterday.
The Arctic zone has moved into a warmer, greener "new normal" phase, which means less habitat for polar bears and more access for development, an international scientific team reported.
The world must spend an extra $US700 billion ($NZ837bn) a year to curb its addiction to fossil fuels blamed for worsening floods and heat waves and rising sea levels, a study issued by the World Economic Forum (WEF) shows.
Retired science teacher Peter Foster, of Waikouaiti, believes the case for global warming is anything but settled. Here he explains his views (links are in italics).