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Today 12:00pm - Spot NZUs opened today at $16.45 bid and $17.00 offered, after last fixing at $16.45.
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Drought brings drop in greenhouse gas emissions

Today 12:00pm - New Zealand’s greenhouse gas emissions fell slightly in 2015 - but only because a drought forced dairy farmers to cut production.

BUDGET: No boost for tree-planting

Today 12:00pm - The Government’s Budget will not get landowners planting trees on the scale needed to meet New Zealand’s Paris Agreement commitments, forest owners say.

BUDGET: Ice money will help climate work

Today 12:00pm - More money for research in Antarctica will help scientists to understand how global warming is affecting Antarctica, says Science New Zealand chief executive Anthony Scott

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Climate policies could mean 5% economic growth

Today 12:00pm - The world's major economies could boost their long-term economic growth by 2.8 per cent with policies that lower greenhouse gas emissions and boost resilience to climate change impacts.

POPE'S PRESENT: What's in it for the President (if he reads it)?

Today 12:00pm - Pope Francis gave visiting US President Donald Trump a copy of his seminal, 183-page encyclical letter - published in June 2015 - on the subject of climate change. If Trump reads it, what will he...

EU approved weedkiller after advice from US official

Today 12:00pm - The European Food Safety Authority dismissed a study linking glyphosate to cancer following counsel with an EPA official allegedly linked to the maker Monsanto and who figures in more than 20...

TASTE TEST: Sub-standard seafood is missing the boat

Today 12:00pm - Ocean warming and acidification are hurting the nutritional value - and the taste - of some seafood.

California e-car sales booming

Today 12:00pm - Sales of electric vehicles in California increased 91 per cent in the first quarter of this year, compared with the same period in 2016.

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BUDGET BONUS: New money for emissions cuts

Paula Bennett

Thursday - The Government is putting $4 million into figuring out how New Zealand can cut...

Wood waste company wins $359,000 grant

Tuesday - A company turning wood waste into products like mulch and animal bedding has...

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EDITORIAL: What this $14 billion figure is all about

Thursday - The $14.2 billion being bandied about this week as the cost of ­­­New Zealand's...

Buying Euro credits would pay off, says trader

Nigel Brunel

Wednesday - New Zealand should hedge its international carbon risk by buying European...

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Youth hostels reach sustainable milestone

24 Nov 16 - YHA New Zealand is the first accommodation network in the world be certified by...

Sharp's green efforts pay dividend

24 Nov 16 - Sharp Corporation’s efforts to responsibly manage the environmental effects of...

Business network wins sustainability award

10 Oct 16 - The Sustainable Business Network has won the Sustainability Support category in...

Children's sunscreen fails tests

22 Sep 16 - Makers of a children’s sunscreen marketed as “organic” have been warned by the...

Child labour not for us, says Karen Walker

Karen Walker

12 Aug 16 - Kiwi clothing designer Karen Walker has certified that none of its garments are...

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