Climate Change

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The Climate Change Minister told the COP23 conference NZ will be zero emissions by 2050.

New Zealand aiming to be leader in climate change fight, James Shaw tells UN

NZ joined an alliance committed to phasing out coal for electricity.

02:32
The region near Auckland is only half a metre about sea level.

Not enough being done about rising sea levels threatening Hauraki District

The region near Auckland is only half a metre about sea level.

02:26
Millions of people die around the world each year from inhaling toxic gas emissions.

World's most polluted cities described as deadly gas chambers

Millions of people die each year after inhaling toxic gas emissions.

02:11
Climate change is set to displace tens of millions of people in the coming decades.

NZ could win global kudos with climate change refugee visa but workable policy tricky, says expert

Future resettlement of people affected by climate change is now a hot topic globally.

03:57
Naviavia village is in the middle of 15,000 acres bought by the Kiribati government.

Fijian villagers have mixed feelings about Kiribati climate change refugees moving in

Kiribati's government has paid about $10 million for 15,000 acres of land in Fiji as a future refuge.

01:53
1 NEWS pacific correspondent Barabra Dreaver reports from the area in Fiji.

Visit the land Kiribati has purchased in case climate change makes its islands uninhabitable

1 NEWS pacific correspondent Barabra Dreaver reports from the area in Fiji.

02:03
Auckland underwater - sea level rise simulation shows areas worst hit by climate change

Video: What a three-metre sea level rise in Auckland would look like - is this what 2090 looks like?

With world leaders meeting in Germany this week to discuss climate change, sea level rise will definitely be on the agenda.

04:33
1 NEWS Pacific correspondent Barbara Dreaver visited the village of Vunidogoloa.

'It affects everything' – Climate change impacting the lives of Fijians forever

1 NEWS' Barbara Dreaver spoke to villagers displaced by climate change in Fiji.

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The village of Vunidogoloa has been relocated 2km inland, forcing residents to leave ancestral lands and family graves.

Watch: 'This area used to be a house' – 1 NEWS' Barbara Dreaver highlights shocking effects of climate change on Fiji

The village of Vunidogoloa has been relocated 2km inland, forcing residents to leave ancestral lands.

01:42
The Breakfast host says a freshly cut lawn is a sight to behold, and despite claims it's bad for the environment, she won't stop Mr Barry getting the lawnmower out.

'I care about the environment, but' – Hilary Barry has no time for claims mowing the lawn is bad for the environment

The Breakfast host says a freshly cut lawn is a sight to behold, and despite claims it's bad for the environment, she won't stop Mr Barry getting the lawnmower out.

Barbara Dreaver, front at right, with her family as a child in Kiribati.

Opinion: Fiji is stepping up where New Zealand has failed Kiribati on climate change

For 1 NEWS journalist Barbara Dreaver, climate change is not about statistics - it's about the faces of family.

As the election campaign ramps up, some top businesses are concerned climate change isn't being addressed.

Global climate conference to kick off in Germany after thousands protest use of fossil fuels

Up to 25,000 people are expected to attend the 2017 United Nations Climate Conference in Bonn.

The evidence of global warming is stronger than ever - US report

The report contradicts a favourite talking point of top Trump administration officials.

By 2050 it's estimated up to 54 per cent of the nation’s main island will be inundated with sea water.

New Zealand's 'duty' to climate change refugees sees new visa mooted

PM Jacinda Ardern said displacement could mean an influx of climate refugees.

Air pollution is nearly 100 times worse than it was in the last ice age

Last year's CO2 increase worldwide was 50% higher than the average of the past 10 years.

More hot days, rising sea levels, severe storms to impact Wellington region in the future, report finds

A NIWA report looks at what the region will be dealing with in the future.

01:45
A group has set up the protest to encourage people to pledge tree to a global forest.

Christchurch protest against Trump's Paris withdrawal takes on green shade

A group has set up the project to encourage people to pledge trees to a global forest.

US takes major step towards leaving Paris climate agreement

President Donald Trump announced he wanted to quit the deal in June, saying economically it would cripple the US.

01:59
Some big guns are backing the little player in a David and Goliath battle.

Law student 'free to try' to change policy with climate change case against Government, PM says

Sarah Thomson says NZ's Paris Climate Agreement targets don't go far enough.

01:53
Rex Tillerson's visit to Wellington drew protests over the decision by Donald Trump to pull out of the Paris climate deal.

'Trump's oil man in the White House' - climate change protesters hit out at Secretary of State in Wellington

Rex Tillerson's visit to Wellington drew protests over the decision by Donald Trump to pull out of the Paris climate deal.

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The Seven Sharp host says President Trump has stuck to his promises and that's to be congratulated.

Mike Hosking: Trump pulling out of Paris deal is to be admired

The Seven Sharp host says President Trump has stuck to his promises and that's to be congratulated.

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Mike says it's a 'environmental Ponzi  scheme' and New Zealand should spend the money on health or education instead.

Mike Hosking says Paris Climate Agreement a 'rort' and 'scam'

Mike says it's a 'environmental Ponzi scheme' and New Zealand should spend the money on health or education instead.

A delegation from GM-free Hastings met with the Environment Minister over reforms they say will destroy their export markets.

Greenhouse gas consumption to drop 80% to help climate change, propose government

The government aims to decrease gases used in the air-con and refrigeration industries.

01:51
When it comes to studying the atmosphere, there's no better place to do it than up in the air.

Take a look on board Nasa's flying laboratory on a mission to map the world's air pollution

When it comes to studying the atmosphere, there's no better place to do it than up in the air.

02:15
Hillary's Hut has been restored to it's original condition.

'I think it's extraordinary' – Hillary's Hut restored to original condition

Hillary's Hut has been restored to it's original condition.

03:12
The visitors recorded their online TEDx Scott Base talk, expressing their desire to educate the world on climate change.

Influential visitors share their passion for Antarctica in TED Talk

The visitors recorded their online TEDx Scott Base talk, expressing their desire to educate the world on climate change.

00:35
Greenpeace delivered an open letter signed by 60,000 Kiwis to the Amazon Warrior off the Wairarapa coast.

'We demand that you stop immediately' - Greenpeace and iwi confront oil exploration ship

An open letter signed by 60,000 Kiwis was delivered to the Amazon Warrior.

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