Government bodies and organisations
Welcome to New Zealand’s climate change solutions website. This site has information about the causes of, the evidence for and the effects of climate change. It describes the actions being taken to reduce emissions and the work being done to help people prepare for and adapt to climate change.
Climate change is a worldwide concern. Governments, including our own, have recognised the contribution of human activity to changing climatic conditions, and have agreed to take action.
NIWA is a Crown owned research and consultancy company, with a global reputation as experts in water and atmospheric research. Our mission is to conduct leading environmental science to enable the sustainable management of natural resources for New Zealand and the planet.
The carboNZero programme is an internationally recognised provider of tools and resources to measure, manage and mitigate your greenhouse gas emissions with credibility and integrity. Make climate change your challenge through the carboNZero programme.
The New Zealand Ecolabelling Trust is a voluntary, multiple specifications based environmental labelling programme, which operates to international standards and principles. Initiated and endorsed by the New Zealand Government, Environmental Choice recognises the genuine moves made by manufacturers to reduce the environmental impacts of their products and provides a credible and independent guide for consumers who want to purchase products that are better for the environment.