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Survey – how should Stuff cover climate change?

Survey – how should Stuff cover climate change?

Stuff launched Quick! Save the Planet in November 2018, with the goal of making climate change feel tangible, urgent and unignorable. Since then, we’ve greatly increased the quality and quantity of our climate crisis journalism.

We’re committed to ongoing coverage, and we want to make sure it’s relevant and meaningful to New Zealanders.

So, we’re asking for your feedback on better climate change coverage. We’d be grateful if you’d answer a few questions in our survey to help guide our future coverage.

Survey – how should Stuff cover climate change?

Auckland Transport – Free public transport to celebrate 100 million passenger trips milestone

Aucklanders have made 100 million trips in the past year, making this the biggest year for public transport in the city since 1951.

Mayor Phil Goff says, “To mark the occasion, Auckland Transport has announced that on Sunday 23 June the public can travel free on buses, trains and most ferry services. It’s a gesture by AT to say thank you to Aucklanders and to encourage new commuters to try out public transport.”

The Mayor says the switch to public transport is happening faster than was estimated, with the 100 million target being achieved months ahead of time.

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Sistema Plastics committed to reducing its carbon footprint

Sistema Plastics Ltd has committed to reducing its carbon emissions by achieving Certified Emissions Measurement And Reduction Scheme (CEMARS®) certification.
CEMARS certification is a recognised greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions measurement and reduction scheme administered by Enviro-Mark Solutions (a subsidiary of Manaaki Whenua – Landcare Research). It is the first of a two-step process towards achieving carboNZeroCert™ certification in New Zealand.

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SKYCITY reveals first low carbon menu at the Sugar Club

SKYCITY’s The Sugar Club is combining fine dining and climate change action with New Zealand’s first ever low carbon menu developed with Enviro-Mark Solutions.Expertly created by Executive Chef, Josh Barlow, in partnership with Enviro-Mark Solutions and WWF-New Zealand, the three-course menu has been measured and assessed as low carbon using only locally sourced ingredients. The low carbon menu will be revealed tonight at an exclusive event, in celebration of World Environment Day.

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Cost of cutting the footprint in dairy

Onfarm greenhouse gas emissions represent the greatest proportion of dairy’s environmental footprint, Fonterra sustainable value manager Lara Phillips says. From a glass of milk, 90% of the emissions come from onfarm, 9% is from manufacturing and 1% of the footprint is from international distribution. While New Zealand dairy farmers have one of the lowest environmental footprints in the world, they can’t rest on their laurels, she says.

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What five NZ companies are doing to clean up with EV power

Nearly a year ago, key New Zealand businesses formed the Climate Leaders Coalition – a group committed to measuring and reporting its greenhouse gas emissions and working towards keeping global warming within two degrees, as specified in the Paris Agreement.

So far, 89 Kiwi CEOs have signed the Climate Change Statement. The companies collectively represent half of NZ’s gross emissions, 25 per cent of private sector Gross Domestic Product and Employ over 130,000 people.

Transport emissions are a key target for the Coalition, representing 18 per cent of NZ’s emissions. Here are five ways member companies are greening their fleets.

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OCS NZ and Au releases Sustainability Report 2018

Every business – large or small – has the opportunity to make a positive difference when it comes to sustainability, says OCS ANZ Managing Director, Gareth Marriott.

Mr Marriott made the comments with the release of the company’s first integrated sustainability review, covering both of its Australian and New Zealand operations.

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Waste Management sets NZ sector benchmark for carbon reduction

Marking a first for the waste industry in New Zealand, Waste Management NZ has achieved independent certification for managing and reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Waste Management Managing Director, Tom Nickels, said today.

The company has worked over two years to complete CEMARS® (Certified Emissions Measurement and Reduction Scheme) certification, measuring all greenhouse gas emissions and joining 53 companies from other sectors in New Zealand who have taken this step.

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EVtalk checks out ‘AT Local’

An EV rideshare trial is about half way through its year’s “test and learn” on Auckland’s North Shore.

So EVtalk’s Sophia Wang tried Auckland Transport’s AT Local service in the lower Devonport peninsula which aims to reduce congestion for those travelling to and from the area’s three ferry terminals.