American computer security specialist Adam Fier has sold his home, got rid of his car and pulled his twin six-year-old girls out of primary school to move to New Zealand.
A new international treaty on climate change is unlikely to be completed by the end of this year, MPs were told today.
Swimmers in New Zealand waters would have enjoyed spa-like seawater temperatures of up to 30degC about 50 million years ago, according to a new study.
The National Party has the luxury of controlling the special select committee set up to review the Emissions Trading Scheme and related matters, which will hasten the reform process as promised on Monday by Prime Minister John Key.
Labour is accusing the new National Government of damaging New Zealand's international reputation and affecting the outcome of climate negotiations by eroding green policies.
Scientists have their own way of putting things.
The award-winning documentary An Inconvenient Truth has greatly boosted awareness about global warming and its consequences, a leading United States climate scientist, Prof Lonnie Thompson, says.
University of Otago scientists hope to shed new light on one of the toughest problems in Antarctic science - determining the depth of the continent's sea ice.
Climate change is coming like a runaway freight train, bringing with it the triple blows of starvation, mass migration and war.
The Government's flagship climate change legislation has been passed into law.
New Zealand First has announced it is supporting the Government's emissions trading scheme (ETS), which means there is a majority for the legislation to be passed by Parliament.
Confused over the great climate change debate? Follow the money, advises Bob Lloyd.
A decade-long drought in Australia's most important crop-growing region is worsening and there is little hope for relief from either saving rains or a new government conservation plan, officials say.
Many of Otago's low-lying coastal communities are at risk from extensive inundation from storm events, a new report to the Otago Regional Council says.