Paul Young

AuthorPaul Young

Paul Young is a researcher and communicator with the Morgan Foundation focused on climate change issues. Paul has been studying and working in the climate change space for eight years. He is a co-founder of Generation Zero.

It’s electrifying! Getting to zero carbon transport in New Zealand

Transport is one of NZ’s biggest opportunities when it comes to cutting carbon pollution. Today, we rely almost entirely on oil to move people and stuff around the country. Together, all those cars, vans, trucks, motorbikes, airplanes, trains and ships cause around 40% of our total CO2 emissions. But change is afoot, and there are a range of exciting solutions to move us towards zero carbon...

Yes, a zero carbon New Zealand is possible. But it won’t be easy. Here’s how:

In the 2015 Paris Agreement, the world agreed on a key climate change goal: reducing greenhouse gas pollution to zero in the second half of the century. What does this mean for New Zealand, and what would it look like to show leadership towards this better future? In March, a cross-party group of MPs called GLOBE-NZ launched Net Zero in New Zealand. This report, written by London-based...

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