Through its member organisations, the NZCCC will be able to assist with many aspects of climate change information and research.
The NZCCC does not however cover all matters relating to climate change in New Zealand.
The links below provide links to the best-placed organisation for the given climate change-related issue.
Climate Change Science
Contact the NZCCC for:
- matters relating to the science of climate change
- potential impacts and adaptation measures New Zealand might expect under climate change.
Contact the recently established New Zealand Agricultural Greenhouse Gas Research Centre (NZAGRC) for matters relating agricultural greenhouse gas mitigation.
The Kyoto Protocol & "Copenhagen" Developments
Background information about the Protocol is at the UNFCCC website.
The Emissions Trading Scheme
Matters regarding the emissions trading scheme (ETS) should be directed to the Ministry for the Environment (MfE), the Central Government agency charged with developing the policy regarding this work.
MfE has compiled some information sheets which summarise the key issues regarding the ETS.
New Zealand Climate Change Policy Commentary
Analysis of the policy implications of climate change:
All of these organisations offer excellent sources of up-to-date information and commentary on climate change policy matters and frequently host seminars and conferences.
Landcare Research (a member of the NZCCC) administers the carboNZero programme.
For useful information on Green Buildings and energy efficiency around the home, contact: