Natural catastrophes cost insurers $50bn in the first half of 2023

A major new report from Swiss Re reveals a series of severe connective storms in the US accounted for 68% of the global catastrophe losses alone, costing $35bn

New Zealand partners with BlackRock in drive for 100% green power

They have launched a $2bn fund to provide access to greater pools of capital for businesses and ramp up investments in solar power, wind generation, battery storage and hydrogen

Low vote of confidence given to 90% of net zero pledges

Only the UK, New Zealand and EU managed to gain a high vote of confidence

New Zealand minister: ‘Cyclone a result of climate inaction’

The country is currently in a state of emergency following the battering experienced from Cyclone Gabrielle

‘Half the world’s languages could be lost to climate change’

This is due to indigenous communities being forced to migrate away from climate dangers

UK launches Net Zero Handbook for Aussie and Kiwi businesses

This has been made to help these companies deliver on net zero goals

‘UK and New Zealand must mitigate Pacific climate change’

That’s the claim of Foreign Minister Amanda Milling

Climate change first reported 110 years ago!

The impact of climate change ‘may be considerable in a few centuries’, an article from 1912 published – so why wasn’t it listened to?

Cow burps to be taxed!

New Zealand plans to tax sheep and cattle burps in a bid to slash greenhouse gas emissions

Microplastics found in fresh snow for first time

These airborne fragments are thought to have travelled up to 3,700 miles to reach the Antarctic