Resources

Information and resources on environemental topics.

New Zealand agencies

Climate Change
Information on climate change, how to take action to prevent climate change and government initiatives.

Department of Conservation
Policies, tours, online booking, national parks, and publications.

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority
Information on becoming energy efficient in the home and at work.

Greater Wellington Regional Council
Regional Council services and publications, including environmental information.

Landcare Research
Information on sustainable development and environmental research.

Ministry for the Environment
Issues, laws and treaties, the state of the environment, and publications.

International agencies

Australia - Department of Climate Change
Australian Government policies and information on climate change topics.

CSIRO Climate Change Report - Australian Policy Online
An assessment of climate change in Australia (CSIRO Technical report - October 2007).

ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability
News and services, including the Communities for Climate Protection programme, from the Local Governments for Sustainability association.

IEA - International Energy Agency
Energy policy advisor to 27 member countries (including New Zealand) to support their efforts to ensure reliable, affordable and clean energy for their citizens.

IPCC - Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
A scientific intergovernmental body, set up by the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), which objectively assesses international scientific, technical and socio-economic material on the risks, impacts, and options for dealing with climate change.

Environment strategies in overseas cities

Council's Green Commitment - Brisbane City Council
News and advice about sustainability initiatives in Brisbane.

Environment Portal - City of Toronto
Environmental projects, programmes and policies in Toronto.

Environment - Portland Online
Sustainability news from the City of Portland, Oregon.

Environment - Woking Borough Council
Information on local environment initiatives in Woking, England.

Green and Biodiverse City - Brisbane City Council
Natural evironment goals for Brisbane City Council.

Salt Lake City Green
Environmental programmes in Salt Lake City.