The Fossil Free State Sector Coalition welcomes today’s announcement from the Minister for Climate Change, Hon. James Shaw, that all coal boilers in schools will be replaced with renewable heating sources by 2025... But this still leaves around 600 schools still burning gas and at least 100 burning diesel. We require much bigger investments to replace all fossil fuel boilers in schools, and in the wider state sector.
On Friday evening 350 Aotearoa projected messages to call for stronger climate action from New Zealand’s biggest climate polluter Fonterra, onto the facade of Fonterra’s office building of the NTT Tower on Lambton Quay.
On Friday 22nd of April (Earth Day) at 1.30 pm, 350 Aotearoa handed over their petition to the House of Representatives which calls for an immediate ban on new fossil fuel boiler installations in the state sector and gained over 19 000 signatures over the past weeks.
Today, climate justice organisation 350 Aotearoa releases a report that exposes the relationship between ACC and the fossil fuel industry. 350 Aotearoa Executive Director Alva Feldmeier said, “The urgency to …
The latest research and data analysis from the Fossil Free State Sector Coalition has revealed that not only is the decarbonisation of schools in Aotearoa underfunded but that the Ministry of Education has actively advocated for the implementation of over 40 new fossil fuel boilers in the past 10 years.
Climate justice organisation 350 Aotearoa is pleased to see that the Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC) joined forces with other public funds to sign the Paris Aligned Asset Owner Commitment. A first priority must be to divest ACC's $210 million invested in coal, oil, and gas companies.
350 Aotearoa applauds the passing of the Climate-related Disclosures Bill by parliament in its third reading in Parliament today. Mandatory climate-related risk disclosure is a useful mechanism to ensure extensive and thorough climate-risk reporting in our financial sector.