Take - The Breach
Wildfires, sea-level rise, biodiversity loss, species loss, flooding, pollution.
The alarm has been sounded for many years now by our acting stewards, Indigenous people, youth and community leaders, urging action and commitment on a global scale as communities witness unprecedented weather events to the detriment of wellbeing, security, and in the worst situations, sovereignty.
Ngāti Kahungunu activist, India Logan Riley, emphasises the urgency for justice and care for frontline communities that bear the burden of climate change.
Logan-Riley invites world leaders to identify the colonial roots of climate change and honour the leadership of Indigenous peoples.
Identifying take, the breach of justice, is the first steps towards collective climate action pathways and a Tika transition.
Dr Rob Murdoch, General Manager of Science and Deputy Chief Executive at NIWA presenting an eye-opening and data-driven exploration of the extreme effects of climate change. It served as a poignant reminder of the importance and urgency of our work.
“The jury has reached its verdict. And it is damning”. UN secretary-general António Guterres makes an urgent call to action as we maintain our path towards double the 1.5 degrees stated within the Paris Agreement.
The Hub, Ministry for the Environment and Stats NZ created this report, focusing on communicating the science behind the issues New Zealand faces due to the uncertainty of a changing climate.
This is a cheat sheet for people preparing or planning communications to promote meaningful climate action. Think of it as a quick memory aid to remind you of the key principles.
The Paris Agreement’s central aim is to strengthen the global response to the threat of climate change by keeping a global temperature rise this century well below 2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels and to pursue efforts to limit the temperature increase even further to 1.5 degrees Celsius.
A new report from Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga and Manaaki Whenua – Landcare Research provides guidance for Te Ao Māori on climate change adaptation and mitigation.
In this video we focus on the good news: Solutions are here, and ready to be deployed, if governments give them a real chance, respecting the rights and needs of those with least responsibility and capability to act.
The effects of climate change are being felt most by those who have contributed least to the growing crisis. The frontline of climate change refers to communities that are already exposed to the risks of climate change, that threaten lives, lands and sovereignty.
“If fossil fuel expansion projects like Kinder Morgan proceed, we are the first to disappear.”
- Raedena Savea, Samoan activist and Pacific Climate Warrior.
This delegation of Pacific Warriors first travelled to the Alberta tar sands and to the Indigenous communities on the front lines of the fight to stop the Kinder Morgan pipeline on the West Coast of Canada. The tour included cultural exchanges, shared ceremony and public events.
This Essay examines the nexus of climate change (including related natural phenomena such as ocean acidification) and self-determination, particularly for low-lying atoll states and other entities at the front lines of climate change.
This Report focuses on how finance to cover loss and recover from the damage caused by climate change can be provided to communities in the Pacific region.
“Investing in new fossil fuels infrastructure is moral and economic madness.”
- UN Secretary General António Guterres
Find out how false climate solutions and net-zero pledges made by many of the world’s richest countries and corporations are being used to maintain business-as-usual emissions and avoid the urgent need for change.
A summary of false solutions by the Women and Gender Constituency. This resource provides a list of terms often used to justify business-as-usual approaches under a climate-aware banner.
A collaborative paper that thoroughly investigates the weaponising of net zero by the world’s biggest polluters.