Media Release: TRC policy delay will harm Taranaki


TRC Draft Freshwater Plan Cover WebThe Taranaki Regional Council’s suggestion to postpone the public notification processes of the Proposed Regional Freshwater and Land Plan would “delay the much needed policy until after 2020 and cause irreparable harm to rivers, wetlands and soils in Taranaki” say community watchdog Climate Justice Taranaki.

The review of the current plan, published in 2001, is already years overdue. It fails to address the key issues of contaminant discharge into waterways from intensive dairy farming and other industries. Read the rest of this entry »

People’s Call for Climate Justice

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People’s Climate Picnic and March in New Plymouth, 28 Nov 2015

As the UN climate talk is about to begin in Paris, people from scientists to doctors, religious leaders and environmental activists around the world are mobilizing, uniting to make a stand for a safe and just climate future, challenging governments to take real actions and working together to build resilient, sustainable communities. Read the rest of this entry »