Carbon News - Intelligence for the carbon market

OMF market review

Daily New Zealand carbon market review from broker OMFinancial. OMF's live market prices service is here

MARKET LATEST: NZUs $26.75

Monday - Spot NZUs opened at $26.50 bid and $27.00 offered this morning, after last fixing at $26.75.
More OMF market review

Carbon News national

Z Energy worries about access to units

Monday - One of the country’s largest emitters fears there might not be enough carbon credits available for surrender in 2021.

Methane revelations might benefit our farmers

Monday - Revelations that fossil fuels are responsible for a greater percentage of methane in the atmosphere than was thought could be good news for New Zealand farmers – but only if the rest of the world is...

TEN YEARS AGO ...

Monday - Ten years ago, State-owned KiwiRail was getting itself on track as an environmentally friendly transport company.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ...

Monday - Auckland Council’s audit and risk committee meets today and says climate change mitigation and adaption continue to be top risks for the council, leading to potential environmental degradation,...

More Carbon News national

Carbon News world

How these big polluters are free to up emissions

Monday - The Australian Coalition Government's safeguards mechanism was meant to stop rises in industrial emissions cancelling out cuts paid for by taxpayers – but it’s a colossal failure.

Greenhouse gases have a puzzling double effect

Monday - Lustier plant growth as greenhouse gases climb should counter global heating and atmospheric carbon build-up. But it’s not quite so simple.

Bali does battle with plague of plastic

Monday - Indonesia is the world’s second-largest ocean plastic polluter, after China.

Singapore joins drive to phase out fossil fuel vehicles

Monday - Climate-vulnerable Singapore will part ways with fossil fuel vehicles within the next two decades and throw its weight behind cleaner vehicles.

Hydrogen gas study for towns wins funding

Monday - By ANDREW SPENCE | Adelaide-based Australian Gas Networks has been awarded $1.28 million in Federal Government funding to support a study into introducing renewable hydrogen into South Australian and...

What’s holding back China’s bamboo furniture makers?

Monday - Wood consumption has jumped 173 per cent in China over the past decade, and restrictions on felling primary forest mean the country relies on wood imports for over half its demand.

More Carbon News world

Editorial comment

EDITORIAL: It's time to scare the horses

28 Jan 20 - By publisher ADELIA HALLETT | It’s 2020 – election year in New Zealand and the year global greenhouse gas emissions should peak if we’re to have a reasonable shot at keeping warming to 1.5deg.

EDITORIAL: Two to remember

13 Dec 19 - By publisher ADELIA HALLETT | This year will be remembered for two things – the passing of the zero-carbon act and the year in which our children got angry with us over climate change.

EDITORIAL: Right road, but the slow road

29 Nov 19 - By publisher ADELIA HALLETT | It must be tempting, if you’re in the New Zealand delegation at climate talks in Madrid next week, to rest on your laurels, take the pats on the back, bask in the...

EDITORIAL: A Shaw thing

25 Oct 19 - By publisher ADELIA HALLETT | Climate minister James Shaw, take a bow - you deserve five minutes in the sun for doing what none of your seven predecessors did.

EDITORIAL: Uncomfortable is coming, ready or not

Photo Credit: Matt Sharpe photo

7 Oct 19 - By ADELIA HALLETT | Protests like the one that has closed off some Wellington streets today and is preventing staff from a major government department from getting to work make some people...

More Editorial comment

Login







Latest announcements: file yours to editor@carbonnews.co.nz


NZ winery commits to reducing its carbon emissions by 80 per cent

23 Jan 20 - MEDIA RELEASE - YEALAND WINE GROUP: Yealands Wine Group has today announced its...

Wind energy crucial to EU's carbon neutrality

23 Jan 20 - MEDIA RELEASE GLOBALDATA: The European Union, whose 28 members collectively...

Mercury Quarterly Operational Update - 3 months to Dec 31, 2019

23 Jan 20 - MEDIA RELEASE MERCURY: Mercury maintained a prudent approach to risk management...

Vegetarianism in schools is entirely appropriate

21 Jan 20 - MEDIA RELEASE NZ VEGETARIAN SOCIETY: The NZ Vegetarian Society has responded to...

Westpac NZ and Contact Energy agree first sustainability-linked loan

16 Jan 20 - MEDIA RELEASE WESTPAC NZ & CONTACT ENERGY: Westpac NZ and Contact Energy have...

European cement industry strives for carbon-neutrality by 2050

16 Jan 20 - MEDIA RELEASE CEMBUREAU: CEMBUREAU, the Association of the European cement...

Air NZ wins sustainable business award

25 Oct 19 - Air New Zealand has been recognised at the New Zealand Tourism Awards for its...

YHA celebrates carbon footprint reduction

23 Oct 19 - YHA New Zealand has reconfirmed its carboNZero certification by celebrating a...

More News Direct

RSS Feeds

Carbon News RSS Feed
Click to get an RSS feed for the latest stories from all sections of the site.