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Outcome of the COP21 Agreement
19 Jan 2016
The UN Conference on Climate Change in Paris 30 November to 11 December 2015 [COP21] confirmed the target of keeping global temperature rise to less than 2°C above pre-industrial levels, but added...
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Background to COP21, Paris, December 2015
9 Dec 2015
The 21st 'Conference of Parties' since 1992 [COP21] is poised to deliver agreement on the rules providing for periodic review of the 'Intended Nationally Determined Contributions' to greenhouse gas...
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World Water Day 2014
20 Mar 2014
World Water Day 2014 is on 22 March. Follow the link at left for information related to New Zealand water and an event in Christchurch.
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New Zealand and the COP21 Agreement
19 Jan 2016
The New Zealand Government submitted an 'Intended Nationally Determined Contribution' to the 2015 UN Conference on Climate Change in Paris [see News 19 January 2016] of an 11% reduction below 1990...
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Rousing from sleep
9 Dec 2015
As is probably not uncommon in the case of a 'one man band' maintaining a website along with multiple other demands on time, this site has been through a period of neglect. It is about to be...
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Canterbury Water Management Progress
21 Oct 2013
Since the ‘Canterbury Water Management Strategy’ was put in place in November 2009 there has been a ‘sea change’ in water management in the Canterbury Region. The ten Zone Committees covering the...
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