Environment and climate

Lawyers urged to join climate-change group

Lawyers urged to join climate-change group

Lawyers can join the newly formed Lawyers For Climate Action NZ by signing up online

Lawyer group welcomes decision to endorse climate-change financial disclosure framework

Lawyer group welcomes decision to endorse climate-change financial disclosure framework

Group says framework will “help ensure that NZ’s economy can adapt to climate change”

Simpson Grierson picks leader for climate change practice

Simpson Grierson picks leader for climate change practice

The senior lawyer has worked extensively as a climate change policy adviser in New Zealand and Australia

Scientists back student suing government

Scientists back student suing government

Two leading scientists are supporting the student taking legal action against the government over emissions targets.

Law grad sues government over climate change targets

Law grad sues government over climate change targets

An Kiwi law graduate is suing the government, claiming it has failed to set an adequate emissions reduction target.

Nepalese NZ lawyer fundraising for quake victims

Nepalese NZ lawyer fundraising for quake victims

A Christchurch insurance lawyer who was in one of the Canterbury earthquakes is now fundraising for his home country of Nepal.