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There may have never been a minister with as much power as David Parker. (Photo: Jerry Yelich-O'Connor)

The new minister of everything

Fri 22 Dec 10

Opinion: David Parker has more power and broader scope than even Steven Joyce in his heyday.

Donald Trump's new national security package focuses on "energy dominance."

Trump security plan ditches climate change for energy-led economic growth

Wed 20 Dec 8

Global warming is no longer a national security concern, while China and Russia are challenging US power, influence and interests.

Oppostion leader Bill English now says he's open to the idea of a climate change commission.

National changes stance on climate change commission

Tue 19 Dec 12

Bill English had previously said his party “did not see a case” for establishing the commission.

Climate Change Minister James Shaw says the decision won’t come until at least 2019.

Agriculture's inclusion into ETS to be assessed by ‘interim’ climate commission

Mon 18 Dec 9

Work on the issue will be handed to the official Climate Commission when it’s eventually formed in 2019.  

French President Emmanuel Macron is filling vacuum as climate change champion.

Macron turns up heat on climate change with help from business

Mon 18 Dec 3

Editor's Insight: The French president has wooed business more successfully than he has other political leaders.

LGNZ president David Cull says "Many councils have started adaptation work and want to do more."

Cheaper to cut emissions than deal with climate change effects

Fri 15 Dec 20

An environment ministry report offers guidance on how to adapt to climate change issues.

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